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Risk of HIV infection from breeding while being a top.

Hi. I know this is rather blunt, but I can't seem to get a straight answer from the medical pro's I've asked. My situation is kind of odd. I am a 47 y.o. gay man who has been in long term relationships since my mid 20's. I have been single for about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello AJK,Top or bottom, unprotected anal sex is risky behavior; very risky. The CDC's estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected insertive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures. This is a... Read more »

Could I have infected partner

I was diagnosed HIV positive in January 2010 with cd4 of 411 and viral load of 154,000 and cd4/cd8... Read more »

Mixed Status Infection Odd's

Dear Dr. Bob,I have read many of your answers on this site for the past 4 years. Not only are they... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

... New guidelines to assist health care workers in preventing and treating the secondary infections that can afflict U.S. children exposed to, or infected with, HIV, were published by the National Institutes of Health and the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...through phylogenetic testing. "Though not statistically significant, this trend, and the relatively large population of acute infections suggest ongoing transmission of HCV in HIV-positive MSM," the authors concluded. "Regardless of IDU, rough... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

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Am I infected?

Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
I have been having weird symptoms ever since I had sex with this guy. I have been bloating in my legs, under my arms and my breasts and neck. No fever, no night sweats. The whole experience was awful... it was a guy I used to see over a year ago,... Read more »

is almost imposible for a person to get infected?

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
I was looking at the table where it says that 6.5 outta 10,000 of exposure by insertive tops can become infected when exposed to the virus. 50 outta 1,000 bottoms can become infected 5 outta 1,000 women in vaginal intercourse etc. looking at... Read more »

How INFECTED got infected

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Did a little looking around and figured it out...He must of had razor burn......... http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q9183.qna Read more »

What if INFECTED is Really Infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
He probably is pos but just said he was neg cause all us whinny babies started calling him a lair and accused him of creating a hoax just cause we are all crybabies. We will never know for sure. Read more »