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HIV and receptive anal intercourse

If the estimated "per-act" risk for contracting HIV (from an HIV-positive source) is 0.5 to 3.0 percent for receptive anal sex, does that mean that 97% of people wont contract HIV from a one-time exposure?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No. Unfortunately population statistics don't work that way. (See below.) It is indeed possible to contract HIV from a single exposure!Dr. BobInterpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)Oct 10, 2008 Greetings. I recently... Read more »

Receptive anal sex with a condom

Hi. I had sex today with a guy who I am unsure as to his HIV status, beyond him telling me he was... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss Report on Sex Stirs Controversy at Mexico Conference

A mixed reception -- cheers, and some tough questions -- greeted a team of Swiss researchers Sunday at the 17th International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. The scientists presented their study, first released in January, which suggests... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

Anal sex is a common practice among men who have sex with men, heterosexual men and women, and transgender individuals and is a known risk factor for HIV infection and transmission. Therefore, it is important that education on HIV prevention... Read more »
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Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »

Receptive Anal Sex with a CSW

Posted by Tycho, 1 Reply
19 days ago I had an encounter with a transexual CSW. We had sex twice. Both times I was the receptive partner in oral and anal sex with a condom (I was the bottom and a new condom with plenty of lube was used for each act). The condom rode up... Read more »

High Risk receptive vaginal sex - symptoms Please help

Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 Reply
I am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »