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Risk Of Protected Anal Sex

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Discordant risk

Hi Dr. Bob, I am happily partnered to my partner who has HIV. He always bottoms and I always where a condom. Can you tell me the degree of my exposure if I allow him to perform oral sex on me without a barrier and if I choose to rim him without a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk for protected insertive anal sex is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom is used properly and doesn't fail. The risk for unprotected insertive oral Read more »

Protected Sex with a prostitute

Over the last two years or so, I have visited a number of prostitutes and had both oral, vaginal,... Read more »


Dr.,Let me begin by saying that I am definitely hoping to begin medication for my lifelong... Read more »
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

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected with HIV, when either partner's HIV status is not known, and/or when Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the risk of transmission per act of sex between men -- in particular uncircumcised men -- appears not to have fallen since... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Not Curb Gay HIV Transmission

...results for MSM stand in contrast to several studies among heterosexual men in Africa finding male circumcision reduces the risk of female-to-male HIV infection by up to 60 percent. In countries and regions experiencing heterosexual HIV... Read more »
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Oral Sex

Posted by rickbrazil, 4 Replies
...infect someone with that. i have tried a few times to use it but it looks to weird that most part of the time i just take the risk please tell me how you deal with that... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had protected anal sex for about 2 min. with no ejaculation. After that I masterbated him and did get cum on my hand. I don't have any cuts and washed Read more »

Anxious and Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I dont know what to think and i am scared here. i have been two months with swollen nodes in my neck and groin, i had no fever or flu like symptoms and i had a rash, My nodes swell at times, it is not constant. but i cna feel them and they bother.... Read more »

HIV or just stress? Please advise....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptoms at all, but just have a very mild rash on my lower legs that almost feels like slight sunburn or dry skin. I had a low risk encounter 2 months ago. Please advise. I'm not sure if stress can do this or what. Without the flu-like... Read more »