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Receptive Anal Sex Without Condom Scared I Have 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 what...
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 Read more »

PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am... Read more »

scared about anal sex

hello dr. bob. i had a kind scary experience yesterday. I started out having protected vaginal sex... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

... Just 23 percent of New York City women who had anal sex with men in the past year reported always using condoms, a recent city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report found. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...oral sex without using a condom. Is there any way to decrease the risk of transmission? I always wear a condom when I have anal sex with my positive partner. However his doctor says that's not enough protection and that he needs to wear a... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

Scared

Posted by blue82589, 1 Reply
...I recently had sex with a man that I didn't know his status. I used a condom when I had anal sex with him, but during foreplay I was rubbing my penis against his ass crack. There was no penetration at that time but I am scared Read more »

Scared

Posted by BrianATX, 3 Replies
...I had anal sex with a guy for the first time last nite. He used a condom and pushed in really hard. It was very uncomfortable so I asked him Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...one here can diagnose me for sure, only an hiv test 6 or 12 weeks out can do that... i was the bottom (i'm a guy) partner in anal sex... the condom broke at some point, but my top partner didn't notice right away... sex continued for a while... Read more »