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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 »

Rectal bleeding.

Hi Dr. I am trying to find an answer for a problem I have had for 2 years now and no answers. My... Read more »

Rectal Bleeding... very scared PLEASE HELP!! DR.B

Hello DR.Bob... I have a very short question... Does HIV cause Rectal Bleeding? Or can it be a... Read more »
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Oral Sex Bleeding Gums and Hiv...Please help

Posted by terrifiednFla, 1 Reply
I have been engaging in performing oral sex for many months on different men with HIV status unknown. None of which ejaculated in my mouth. But after what im feeling I am fearful that i have contracted HIV. I tasted blood in my mouth and had... Read more »

bleeding!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi all, i have a question because i'm really scared. my boyfriend was fingering me and he was being pretty rough, and afterwards i saw that i was bleeding (streaks on my legs and on toilet paper - yikes!). this happens sometimes, especially if i... Read more »

receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello...great job on the boards everyone. I am fretting over here, and wonder if you can help. I am female, and I received oral sex from a man with a sketchy sexual history. He has very poor teeth, and I assume bleeding gums, although I can't be... Read more »

HIV2 - Do I need to test for this??????? HELPPP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was with someone from South Africa. (unprotected) Took HIV tests out to 10 months, negative. Should I test for HIV2?? Now I am freaking out all over again!!! Please help me. He is a young white hetero male. I am female. With each other... Read more »