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Please help-risk of HIV - receptive anal sex -- bleeding

Hi,I'm a gay man who recently had anal sex with a guy with no protection. The guy reassured me that he didn't have HIV since he was tested last August 2007. The thing is, he tried penetrating me and he was able to insert it and stay there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest sexual activity and qualifies as a major lapse in judgment! As for the guy reassuring you he was HIV negative, well personally I wouldn't believe a horned-up dude trying to get into your... Read more »

Receptive Anal without protection for less than 30 seconds? RisK?

Hello, I have been seeing an MD (Just had to mention that) who I found on Grindr. We have been having anal and oral sex, me being the bottom. He really wants to cum inside of me but I won't let him. Which makes me wonder who else he hooks up...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This is a tough call. It is really hard to know what he was up to back there and if he can be trusted. I agree it is unlikely he came or had pre-cum but can you be 100% certain? If not, I would see about PEP right away. You can always stop the... Read more »

Receptive anal sex with a condom

Hi. I had sex today with a guy who I am unsure as to his HIV status, beyond him telling me he was negative. I was the bottom and we had anal sex. His penis did not come into contact with my anus until he had a condom on. When we finished having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,When you were finished having sex, you took your top gun's condom off and wrapped it up and placed it in your pocket??? Ick! You also picked up another condom off the ground that you knew was also his? Dude, spunked-up used rubbers are... Read more »

Receptive anal sex risks

According to the safe sex forum of this site the risk of a single receptive anal intercourse is 50 per 10000 exposures. I don't know if with ejaculation that risk increase but in my opinion that risk is too low. Considering the amount of...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The risk of receptive anal intercourse is about 1/200 per act, but can rise to 3% or so if the contact is particularly traumatic or if the receiving partner has open sores. If the risks were as high as you state, virtually all people who have... Read more »
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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 »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »

High Risk receptive vaginal sex - symptoms Please help

Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 Reply
I am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... 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 »