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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Protected Anal Sex

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Odds of contraction for + Bottom (undetectable), - Top having protected anal sex

I'm HIV+ and my new boyfriend is negative. I have been undetectable for well over a year. If we use condoms and follow all the proper procedures, what are the odds of contraction? I know it's minimal, but he'd like to know and it's a fair question....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Therefore, if latex condoms are used properly and don't fail (break), the HIV-transmission Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

...Additionally, because most sexually active individuals practice oral sex in addition to other forms of sex, such as vaginal and/or anal sex, when transmission occurs, it is difficult to determine whether or not it occurred as a result of oral sex... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

...did not address whether circumcision protects men who have sex with each other, or if it is protective for men or women during anal sex. They also did not yet provide answers about the role of circumcision in protecting women during vaginal sex.... Read more »
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Laying It Bare: Gay Men and Unprotected Sex in the Age of HIV/AIDS

...Support Do Gay Men Need to Make Sex Safer? Conclusions Introduction Why are some gay men still having unprotected anal sex in the age of HIV/AIDS? Whether you're a man who rejects the term "barebacking" as stigmatizing, dismisses the... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal or anal sex, or for two guys having anal sex. I called an HIV hotline, and while the counselor I spoke with emphasized... Read more »

Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
...always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. I have never swallowed...no guy has ever cum in my mouth. I have always jacked them off and they... Read more »

Scared

Posted by BrianATX, 3 Replies
...I had anal sex with a guy for the first time last nite. He used a condom and pushed in really hard. It was very uncomfortable so I asked him Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 Read more »