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Probability Of Getting HIV From Anal Sex Bottom

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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 condom. I know there is a risk, but do you know the percentage? Also, does it matter if I came inside or not? Another words does cumming inside add more...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have addressed this topic a number of times. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archivesBarebacking as the top is considered very risky business. Percentages don't really matter. All you need to know is that... Read more »
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Getting to the Bottom of It (Part 2)

Dr. Gary Bucher In the last issue of Positively Aware , I wrote about the need to be proactive about your anal health by getting your annual digital anorectal exam (DARE) and your anal pap smear. Your doctor may tell you that your DARE was not... Read more »
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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 »

tops and bottoms question.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
is been a top expose you more? if the chances are low as they had said, how come straight guys get infected by a girl?
i knew a couple that the top never used condoms, i am just very comfused about this. i am a top myself, and try the best to... Read more »

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 »

What is the probability that I have HIV?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
I am a hypochondriac. Hypochondriac means health anxiety or health worry. Now I am worried about HIV... So, one day I heard from friends about his auntie got infected with HIV. That time, all i know abut HIV is that its deadly, so i got curious. I... Read more »