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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Barebacking

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HIV reinfection (REINFECTION, SUPERINFECTION, DUAL INFECTION, BAREBACKING RISK)

If 2 people were HIV + and had unprotectedsex, could they become reinfected and would they have another sero-conversion?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This is a QTND (question that never dies). I have no new information to report. I'll reprint some of my comments from previous questioners below. You can find additional discussion in the archives. Stay well! Dr. Bobpoz to poz barebacking... Read more »

Barebacking in undetectable/STD free poz-poz relationship (BAREBACKING IN A POZ-POZ RELATIONSHIP, 2011)

Dr Bob, hi from Denmark - thanks for a great forum and your time and efforts in educating us all!... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Does Watching Bareback Porn Increase Your HIV Risk?

A lawsuit has been filed against California's Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board challenging the lack of condom use among pornography performers. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) charges that pornography sets that allow barebacking ... Read more »
Routledge

Why Do Men Bareback? No Easy Answers

An excerpt from Without Condoms: Unprotected Sex, Gay Men & Barebacking Routledge, 2006, List $31.95 "The terrible thing in this world is that everyone has his reasons." Octave, The Rules of the Game , Jean Renoir, 1939 Toby, a Passive... Read more »
TheBody.com

Why We Need to Re-Assess Barebacking, Stop the Stigma and Be Honest About the Risk

Bob Leahy As editor of a respected online magazine for people living with HIV , I made a choice, rightly or wrongly (probably the latter), so that in our magazine's first year or two we didn't cover barebacking. We thought it was too... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Your Mother Liked It Bareback

Whenever a new study of gay men is released showing that we are having bareback sex , the arbiters of sexual conduct among us clutch their pearls and decry this shameful, shocking, murderous behavior. So you can just imagine runaway pearls... Read more »
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Playing the odds while barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am planning a bareback Halloween spectacular and I am a gay male bottom. I read that the odds of contracting HIV from a known positive could be 1 in 25 and as good as 1 in 100 so if I am receiving ejaculate from 5 men then my odds would be 1 in 5... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
I am seriously concerned. Yesterday, I had a guy give me a blow job and then we masterbated each other. The thing that concerns me is that some of his cum ended on my penis when he finished. Although the cum landed in the middle on my penis, it... Read more »

Is barebacking safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have heard that barbacking is not as high risk as it use to be and that getting hiv is no big deal as they now hav meds that keep it under control. I'm 17 years old and my friends at skool don't even care about hiv so why should I?

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Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Super-infection may slow development of AIDS vaccine
Barebacking may lead to re-infection, multiple strains of disease, researchers discover

ATLANTA -- The ability of HIV to develop multiple strains has ignited concerns among some AIDS researchers... Read more »