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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 actually "being protected" are two... Read more »

Top BB Bottom

In Gay intercourse may a Negative Top BareBack a Positive Bottom and be safe from infection? Read more »

HIV negative tops barebacking HIV positive bottoms.

This is not as much a question as it is a response to all of you men who are asking about the risks... Read more »
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top or bottom

Posted by jerrybeat, 1 Reply
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 »

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 »

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 »