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can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See below.Dr. BobRisk... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Risk Factors, Misconceptions Could Lead to "Rapid Spread" of Virus in Egypt, Daily News Reports

Although Egypt has a low HIV prevalence at 0.02%, numerous risk factors and misconceptions about the virus could lead to a "rapid spread" of the disease, Egypt's Daily News reports. According to the News , factors such as overpopulation among... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Childhood Sexual Abuse as an HIV Risk Factor in Women

In doing HIV/AIDS work, it is critical to operate with the awareness that a large proportion of adolescents and adults were sexually abused as children and that abuse has had a profound and devastating effect on their consequent psychosocial... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Community Where Heterosexual Sex First Identified as HIV Risk Factor Still Has High HIV Prevalence, Study Says

A rural Florida community -- where researchers in 1986 determined that heterosexual sex and not mosquitoes was the primary transmission route of HIV -- continues to have high HIV prevalence, although prevention programs might have helped lower the... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
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lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower. But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture... Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at different... Read more »

hiv risks?

Posted by ben7206, 3 Replies
do i need testing? 1. (since october, bt dint really wory till february but stopped 5th of may). I used to stck my hand in my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv +... Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
About 6-8 months ago my room mate had sex with his girlfriend in the shower. After they finished I used the shower, but not immediately after they were done. I washed and all, but now I worry that he may have cum all over my wash rag as a joke and I... Read more »