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Probability Of Getting HIV From Protected Anal Sex

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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
...meatus, etc.Any comments would be great.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,My most important comment would be that unprotected anal sex is risky business, even for a top who doesn't thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat.... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from breaking.... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

...did not address whether circumcision protects men who have sex with each other, or if it is protective for men or women during anal sex. They also did not yet provide answers about the role of circumcision in protecting women during vaginal sex.... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Support Do Gay Men Need to Make Sex Safer? Conclusions Introduction Why are some gay men still having unprotected anal sex in the age of HIV/AIDS? Whether you're a man who rejects the term "barebacking" as stigmatizing, dismisses the... Read more »
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Questions and Answers Related to HIV/AIDS

...CD4 counts and viral load testing . Sexual Risk and HIV Transmission About a year ago, I had unprotected receptive anal sex with a man I now discover to be HIV positive. Needless to say I'm regretful, scared and intend to get tested... Read more »
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Worried Brit hopefully being paranoid...

Posted by ukworrier
...reason but I'm looking for some guidance / advice from you lovely people! In a nutshell, I (a male) had protected vaginal and anal sex with a girl last night (was trying to be a good boy on the protection front).... during the anal part of our... 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 »

HIV or just stress? Please advise....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had no flu like symptoms at all, but just have a very mild rash on my lower legs that almost feels like slight sunburn or dry skin. I had a low risk encounter 2 months ago. Please advise. I'm not sure if stress can do this or what. Without... Read more »

All HIV +

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi to all of you. I was wondering if Jackie and the others that are positive on this board would be willing to let us know how they got infected. I know that you comfort so many people with low to no risk, so I was wondering if you would let us... Read more »