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Brief encounter - unprotected insertive anal

Hey, there.I realize that you've already been asked, and answered, questions similar to mine (with some differences), but I hope that you'll indulge me nonetheless. I would really appreciate it.On April 1st I hooked up with some dude (HIV...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:The length of time is important when assessing the risk. As for the depth, what is important there is that the deeper you go, the more likely his fluids can be pushed up into your urethra. It's unlikely that you would be experiencing... Read more »

HIV risk after brief anal left some facts out last time

Thank you so much for answering my question the first time. I really appreciate it and its made me... Read more »

HIV risk from few seconds of insertive anal sex

Hi, I was hoping you could clarify my risk. I have read your forums and did some online HIV risk... Read more »
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Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
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Versatility and HIV Vulnerability: Investigating the Proportion of Australian Gay Men Having Both Insertive and Receptive Anal Intercourse

The purpose of the current study was to investigate the extent to which gay men are versatile with regard to having insertive anal intercourse (IAI) and receptive anal intercourse (RAI). The authors noted that these data are needed to accurately... Read more »
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Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the current study, researchers investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis.... Read more »
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Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. However, condom use cannot provide absolute protection against any STD. The most... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi
I am a top and was wondering of anyone knows the risk factor for unprotected insertive anal sex?
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How risky is INSERTIVE anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am well aware of the risks of unprotected receptive anal sex, but how risky is unprotected insertive anal sex? Would it be more or less risky than unprotective insertive vaginal sex? Anyone have any knowledge on the subject?

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Insertive Anal - Definite infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does being the insertive partner in unprotected anal sex with an HIV + partner DEFINITELY mean that you will be infected. I hear all sorts of stats about this practice that sometimes downplay it and others that exaggerate it as being as dangerous as... Read more »

Brief "Dipping"- Bottom's Risk?

Posted by Zeke, 1 Reply
Today I had a gay sexual encounter in which I was the bottom (receptive partner) for anal play. My Top was a one-time casual hookup and was fingering me until I felt something a little bigger than a finger. He may have penetrated me very shallowly... Read more »