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Odds of contraction for + Bottom (undetectable), - Top having protected anal sex

I'm HIV+ and my new boyfriend is negative. I have been undetectable for well over a year. If we use condoms and follow all the proper procedures, what are the odds of contraction? I know it's minimal, but he'd like to know and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Therefore, if latex condoms are used properly and don't fail (break), the HIV-transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent. However, it's important to note that many folks do not... Read more »

Anal sex with a positive bottom

I recently had sex with someone who found out they are positive. I was the top and did not use a... Read more »
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Getting to the Bottom of It (Part 2)

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Anal Sex w/ my HIV+ Boyfriend

Posted by Escape, 1 Reply
Shortly after I met my partner we found he was HIV+. I have continued to test negative. When we met he said he was versatile, to me this is very important as I do occasionally like to receive. I understand the need to be safe, but he was not... Read more »

Odds?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four weeks ago I had unprotected anal intercourse (I was receptive). His HIV status is unknown. Let's assume that he's positive though. I'm not going to go over all the stress I've been going through. The only so-called symptom that I've had has... Read more »

BOTTOM LINE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you aren't a "bottom" male (or female) who has had unsafe receptive anal intercourse with a risky partner, or an IV drug user who has shared needles with a risky partner, your chances of contracting HIV from a one time exposure are EXTREMELY... Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »