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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
...is not 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... 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 »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Thanks for your answer to my Question.All the best to you. Read more »
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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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV & AIDS: The Basics

...oral-vaginal sex. Never re-use a condom. Plastic wrap and dental dams stop HIV when used for oral sex on a woman or for oral-anal sex. Dental dams are latex squares available in medical supply stores and from some adult shops. Some people find... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, October 15, 2009 - The Body

...and 71 percent of whom said they did not have HIV). They found that 9 percent of HIV-negative men had unprotected, receptive anal sex with men whose status they didn't know, and 24 percent of HIV-positive men said they didn't use protection when... Read more »
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Should I be Worried?

Posted by whatwillhappen, 1 Reply
...My story is that for the past 2 years I hooked up with about 10 guys and had a number of protected anal sex and unprotected oral sex. I did not know any of their status. And early this year About 8 weeks after my last ecounter, I started Read more »

To those who are worried

Posted by aaaaaa, 2 Replies
...a good look through this site, it really helped me when I thought there was a good chance I was infected. I had unprotected anal sex with a man I didnt know very well on one occasion (I was very drunk). Stupid thing to do, but we've all been... Read more »

Anel sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if i give my girl friend anel sex would she get pregent form anel sex if she has aids would i get that Read more »

worried....can anyone here relate or advise?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had a recent encounter where i engaged in brief intercourse (as the recipient) for a few minutes without protection and a few with. i told the partner that i was uncomfortable with the whole thing & i'm angry that i didn't show more Read more »