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Is Vaginal Sex Safe

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Ask the Experts

re: safe vaginal sex???

Hi, In the case of insertive vaginal sex, if the woman is on top (cowgirl position) will the probability of infecting the male increase ? OR it just matters who is insertive or receptive ?Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Cowgirl position??? No matter in what position "Ann gets your gun," the risks remain the same. Yippee-ay-ae!Dr. Bob... Read more »

safe vaginal sex???

I am a man living with an HIV infected woman. She heard you say that there is very little chance... Read more »

vaginal sex, then anal sex, back to vaginal sex

my partner and myself have started to experiment with anal sex withoutcondoms. I read some articles... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gel Safe and Acceptable as Approach to Preventing HIV From Anal Sex

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers report that a reduced-glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel was safe and acceptable to HIV-negative women and men who used the anti-HIV gel rectally in a phase I clinical trial (MTN-007). NIH is... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist: Safe Sex Is for Seniors, Too

Helen C. Koenig, M.D., M.P.H. Q: I am a 65-year-old woman. I lost my husband six years ago and have finally decided to enter the dating world again. My friends have convinced me to go on a cruise especially for single seniors, but my daughter... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Attitudes Toward Safe Sex Do Not Match Behavior Among U.S. Adults, Survey Shows

Although 84% of U.S. adults say they take "necessary" steps to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases, their actions do not support their claims, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the American Social Health... Read more »
Connect With Others

Vaginal sex experience with PRE-Herpesinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If I had vaginal protected condom sex with a paid sex worker and have had herpes for 20 years prior to this encounter am I at risk for hiv and should I test or just forget the entire experience and not test?

Thank you fro you time Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi folks,
recently i travelled to indonesia and had a brief, unprotected, sexual encounter - vaginal - with one of the local girls - who was not a prostitute, or like profession. i, like most people who visit this website for advice have been... Read more »

Penetrative vaginal sex with prostitutes

Posted by Sexy25, 4 Replies
I regularly visit prostitutes but always use condoms every time I fuck them. I have had no condom failure ever. At times I use two condoms just to be sure! Am addicted to sex with prostitutes but would like to stop the habit. No symptoms what so ever Read more »

unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
I just want to explain what my encounter was and my symptoms one more time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky.

I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my... Read more »