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Protected Anal Sex Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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% 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 if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Patrick,What you've read is correct: Unprotected receptive anal sex carries the highest per-act statistical risk for sexual HIV transmission. As for "protected" receptive anal sex, this is indeed considered "protected"... Read more »

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
Hello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See... Read more »

Protected anal sex

Hello,Five days go I had protected anal sex with another male. I was the top, I put a condom on and used lube. I checked every so often if the condom was still around my penis, which it was. I came in the condom after 10 minutes of sex. I pulled out...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I do not think you need to be tested for this incident. Using a condom for each and every act of penetrative sex is one of the best ways to protect yourself against HIV and many other STD's. However, if you want to get tested for your... Read more »

Protected anal sex with blood and Gonorrhea

Hi,December 27, 2013. We had oral sex with my friends, 2 of them, so we were in total of 3 having sex together. 2 of them had suck my penis, and deep throat as well. Then we deep kissed each other.Then later on I only had anal sex with just one of...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Mr. Max,It's hard to say whether or not that was Gonorrhea, although that is what it sounds like it was. Gonorrhea can be transmitted through unprotected oral sex. HIV not so much. In the scenario you described (unprotected oral, protected... Read more »
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Risk of Protected Anal Sex?

Posted by coolcoop36, 2 Replies
So basically I am a male, had one experience with another male about 9 months ago. The only thing that happened was PROTECTED anal sex where I was the top, we made out and some genital to genital touching. I am concerned because I had a tiny cut on... Read more »

Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »

Protected Receptive Anal sex - still worried

Posted by dino123, 1 Reply
I have 35 hours to the PEP window and would like some opinion on my situation, I have had protected receptive anal sex with a transexual escort and since the episode I cant stop worrying about my risk. There was unprotected oral sex then condom used... Read more »

RNA 9 days, Protected anal. New question.

Posted by nin1992, 1 Reply
So yeah, looking back on my other thread, the question was kinda hard to answer. Asked a few doctors and they all said the Hep B vaccine wouldn't affect the hiv testing but I'm just curious, at 9 days, how accurate is my testing using the RNA PCR? I... Read more »