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Is Unprotected Anal Sex Safe

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unprotected anal sex if both test negative same night

If I and a partner take the newly fda approved oral hiv test together and are negative- is it relatively safe to have unprotected anal sex that night..if not - why?...
Richard Cordova III

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Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. An HIV test is only conclusive as of 90 days PRIOR to the actual test. Someone who was infected within 90 days of their test might not show up positive on their test. For most people, they will show up positive by the... Read more »

Unprotected heterosexual anal sex

Me and my girl wanted to try unprotected anal sex because we seen this porn that got us heated up... Read more »

chance of hiv when having unprotected anal sex with healthy guy

hi.i just had anal sex with a healthy guy. i was the bottom and he ejaculate inside me. before... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the current study, researchers investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis.... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Condoms and Condemnations -- Another Look at Unprotected Anal Sex

Barebacking. Again. For those of you who don't already know (were you abducted by aliens or something?), "barebacking" is what we call it when gay men engage in unprotected anal intercourse. Recently, I read an article in a local gay and lesbian... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Research Update: Are Lubes Safe for Anal Sex?

The results of two research studies were released in 2010 (at the International Microbicides Conference) which, some may think, call into question the safety of using lubricants for anal sex. But what do these results show? Is the evidence enough to... Read more »
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unprotected anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four months ago I had anonymous, unprotected anal sex in which I was the "top" guy. I don't know the status of my partner, but he didn't want me to use a condom; chances are he's positive. What kind of risk did I take compared to giving oral sex... Read more »

Unprotected Anal Sex

Posted by Anonymous
Are there ANY documented cases of HIV being transmitted from a person with an Undetectable Viral Load?

Please answer my question!!!!

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Unprotected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have unprotected sex, but the guy your with "pulls out" when he's done. Does that make your chances slim? Also if you give a guy oral sex, and accidently swallow, is your risk really high? Please advise!

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Why did I have unprotected sex again?

Posted by briannan, 2 Replies
Well this is going to be a long post..but it will help me get through the next two months until I get tested...

Ok, last year I had unprotected sex twice with a young man of unknown status (well negative according to him) and I freaked out and ended... Read more »