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Purple Spots After Insertive Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...someone else's blood might enter your own bloodstream (which, incidentally, cannot happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if...
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Is anal sex ok with a woman that has HIV/AIDS

I am interested in a woman who has HIV/AIDS. She wants to have anal sex not vaginal sex and that is fine with me. Her disease is not active or full blown. Is it all right to have anal sex with her if we take it slow and easy and use lots of K-Y...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."not active."2.We don't use the term "full blown AIDS," because there is no such thing as "partially blown AIDS."3.Unprotected anal sex is the riskiest of all sexual activities. I strongly advise you to wake up and smell the AZT! Where have you... Read more »

Insertive Anal Sex Worried

I had unprotected insertive anal sex with a guy almost three months ago. Since that time I have had no worries since he told me he was negative at the time. But, recently it has come to my attention through third parties that he is testing...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I can't quantify the chances for an HIV positive or negative test result. If you did have insertive anal sex without a condom with an HIV infected person, you are at risk for infection. The insertive partner is at less risk than the receptive, Read more »

Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question That Never Dies)! It dramatically points out (1) the failure Read more »

(worried) unprotected anal sex?

Dr Kull, I am a man, and I recently had unprotected anal sex. I was the (bottom) with an older man in his sixies. He assured me he was HIV negative, and was checked every six months. We had sex twice, and it was my first experience with a man. He...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...First of all, anal sex does not "create" HIV. That's a myth that has no scientific merit. You can only become infected with HIV by being exposed to Read more »
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AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...the recounted encounter. I'm going to get tested May 3 (in respecting the three month afterwards rule of thumb). Should I be worried? Read more »

anal sex=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just read something suggesting that maybe AIDS is the result of drugs and anal sex. Think about this: you are having a foreign substance shot into your bloodstream--after so much fighting off "invaders" or semen Read more »