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Is Topping Safe

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seronegative partner refuses to wear condoms, feels safe on top

A seroneg partner refuses to wear a condom with his HIV pos partner because the neg partner feels protected from the virus because he's on top or always pitching. Fear time is of this essence here. Thanks "worried"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried, Even if the neg pitcher "feels" safe, each time he plays without his mitt on he's at significant risk for "catching" something HIV!!! Please advise the pitching partner that "feeling protected" and... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »

pretty pls with sugar on top

hi Dr bobwell if u think dubya is a bad president i'm a young straight male from australia and... Read more »
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Vertex HIV Drug Candidate Development Halted by GlaxoSmithKline Because of Formulation Problem

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Vertex Says Hepatitis Study Positive

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Glaxo-Vertex Study Tests Anti-HIV Drugs

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Hepatitis C Drug Raises Cure Rate in Late Trial

A Phase III trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals' experimental hepatitis C virus drug telepravir boosted cure rates of infected patients taking standard treatment, the firm recently announced. With standard therapy and telepravir, 75 percent had a... Read more »
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tops and bottoms question.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
is been a top expose you more? if the chances are low as they had said, how come straight guys get infected by a girl?
i knew a couple that the top never used condoms, i am just very comfused about this. i am a top myself, and try the best to... Read more »

Total Top No Longer Fooling Himself

Posted by JakeLA, 10 Replies
I was more than taken aback when I learned 4/4/06 the DNA HIV test I had taken two days prior had come back positive. I am 29, bi but mostly gay, white male with a graduate degree and a voracious sexual appetite, who is now experiencing IRONY at... Read more »

top or bottom

Posted by jerrybeat, 2 Replies
does anyone know the stats on a top vs. a bottom infection ratio?

basically my top lovers condom broke durring anal intercourse, and im positive, he knows im positive.

is it as likely for hime to become infected as if i had ttopped him? Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
I have a lover that I see at least twice a week for a little more than 2 years. I am male and he is male and I met him on the internet and his profile said HIV-. Last month (Sept.) he sat on my penis without a condom. Well for the next four weeks... Read more »