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Protected Anal Sex Afraid I Have HIV

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Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Dear doctor,I was the receptive partner for 10 minutes of protected anal sex. Condom did not break from what I could tell but no lubricant was used.I am somewhat worried as for starters it was my first such encounter, I was a little drunk and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...warranted. Your fears are most likely exacerbated by guilt and having your "first such encounter." Should you remain worried, an HIV-antibody test at three months would provide peace of mind.Don't panic. Just get informed and continue to play... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Thanks for your answer to my Question.All the best to you. Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a 'virgin' because you haven't had vaginal sex, you are still at risk. The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...activities are most likely to cause HIV transmission when safer sex isn't used? Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality ... Read more »
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Telling Others You Have HIV

...Is Transmitted Do Any of These Activities Put People at Risk for HIV? Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality ... Read more »
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Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
...went out and posted too however what I did was far riskier. I was involved in kissing, I was fingered, and I received oral and anal sex. The anal sex was protected but the oral was not. Throughout the rest of the month nothing strange occured.... Read more »

My first gay experience scared me so much!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...know. well, when i decided to do it, i still wanted to be safer and use a condom and lubricant. well, when i was performing anal sex (i was the "insertive" or "top" partner), i was very deep (i'm very well-endowed) and obviously at some point... Read more »

update

Posted by mike2007, 2 Replies
...biggest concern though. That just isnt normal. Any search I do on night sweats seem to come right up with an association with hiv. I am very scared. Read more »

Confused?

Posted by NewYork, 3 Replies
...negative, but I know what sometimes there can be an incubation period and I have yet to be tested since then because of the fear of finding something. I have had sex a lot less and ALSO with a condom, but do u still think there can be a risk of... Read more »