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Risks Of Getting Hiv With Positive Bottom

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HIV negative tops barebacking HIV positive bottoms.

This is not as much a question as it is a response to all of you men who are asking about the risks involved when a negative top TOPS a positive bottom. Transmission DOES occur! I know the risks are statistically lower than if the top was poz and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for writing in and reinforcing one of the many recurring themes I try to stress in this forum. Your real life experience of personally knowing three top guns who seroconverted as a consequence of barebacking hopefully will be a... Read more »

Anal sex with a positive bottom

I recently had sex with someone who found out they are positive. I was the top and did not use a condom. I know there is a risk, but do you know the percentage? Also, does it matter if I came inside or not? Another words does cumming inside add more...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have addressed this topic a number of times. I'll repost below a small sample of what can be found in the archivesBarebacking as the top is considered very risky business. Percentages don't really matter. All you need to know is that... Read more »

Im a poz bttm and partner is a neg (POSITIVE BOTTOM AND NEGATIVE TOP RISK)

Im a poz bttm homosexual male (Taker only) and partner is a neg top (Giver only), since the anas has no bodily fluids, what are the real risks of unprotected sex for him??? Reason i ask is we want to be close to one another without that barrier...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This question comes up frequently and I've addressed it numerous times before. Check the archives! In this case, as in many others, the "real answer" and the "medical answer" are one and the same. See below.Dr.... Read more »

positive bottom with negative top..please answer me

HiI am a positive undedectable bottom and I had unprotected anal sex with a negative top. It didn't last long - a few minutes- and he didn't ejaculate. I was bleeding a bit though a few hours before and I have been treated for anal warts...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Many factors go into asking this question and there isn't an exact number I can give you. My overall response would be low (but not nothing) given that you are undetectable, he was the top (although you were bleeding) and he is now... Read more »
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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 »

BOTTOM LINE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you aren't a "bottom" male (or female) who has had unsafe receptive anal intercourse with a risky partner, or an IV drug user who has shared needles with a risky partner, your chances of contracting HIV from a one time exposure are EXTREMELY... Read more »

tops and bottoms question.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
is been a top expose you more? if the chances are low as they had said, how come straight guys get infected by a girl?
i knew a couple that the top never used condoms, i am just very comfused about this. i am a top myself, and try the best to... Read more »

Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
I am a gay male who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex.

These are the... Read more »