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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Insertive Anal Sex

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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 »

INSERTIVE ANAL SEX / HIV TRANSMISSION redux

Hello, Dr. Bob!Surfing just now to answer my query, I was googled your/our way, as I am an electronic What's New at the Body subscriber.You have addressed this issue at least twice, and I excerpt below. Pardon, but could you clarify a/o confirm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dana,Being that you're mathematically challenged, let me keep this simple. You want to know the risk of an HIV-negative top barebacking an HIV-positive bottom, correct? The best I can do is offer you an estimated statistical risk,... Read more »

Insertive anal risks

Hello Doctor Brian,I'm writing you because I have some confusion about the odds of unprotected insertive anal sex. I made a research on the net and many sites state that the risk is present but significantly low compared to other sexual...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Your question is a bit controversial and there is no definitive answer to it in the medical literature. The best information I can share with you is that the risk is far lower than the 1-3% for receptive anal intercourse but is much higher than the... 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 calculators, which ranged from 1:200 risk to 1:606,000 risk so im even more confused! I am a 20 year old student. I have had one previous sexual...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The risk of transmission from a situation like this would be extremely low. You were the insertive partner, and the amount of time was very brief. If you get tested for HIV on a regular basis (every six months to a year), then I think you... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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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 »

Insertive ORAL sex - RISK?!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it true that there are no risks for insertive oral sex? all of this talk about hiv infections through oral sex, have been receptive oral sex right? meaning the person whose mouth is on the genital is at risk. not the person who is recieving oral... Read more »