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Should I Get Tested After Anal Sex

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RNA testing after anal sex

After condom break during receptive anal sex 7 days ago with a partner of unknown hiv status, I am wondering how to proceed with testing. I am on PEP, started within 7 hours. Should I proceed with RNA testing at 12 days? I will certainly do the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV PCR RNA testing is not recommended for routine HIV screening. Period. It is particularly not recommended while on PEP! Think about it. PEP involves Read more »

False Negative on PCR Test? (GLORYHOLE ANAL SEX, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob - thanks so much for your terrific site. You are an inspiration to so many. It is an... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

... Just 23 percent of New York City women who had anal sex with men in the past year reported always using condoms, a recent city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report found. Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

... Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Anal Sex Activity in the Year After an STD Clinic Visit

... The research team undertook the current study to describe anal sex activity during a year and to identify factors associated with heterosexual anal sex and condom use. They performed secondary Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have sex with men. Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the National Center in HIV... Read more »
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Anal sex

Posted by joey4god, 2 Replies
... I was with onenight stand girl she wanted anal sex and we didnt use any condoms when will good time period for testing. after this risk Read more »

Anal sex...

Posted by vbguy1818, 1 Reply
...What is the likelihood of contracting HIV if you had anal sex unprotected for only a few minutes and there was no ejaculation inside of the anus? Read more »

husband wanted anal sex

Posted by Sungirl, 1 Reply
...When I was married to my husband, (I am divorced now) all he wanted was anal sex. He would not listen to my desires when I expressed them and I didn't like having anal sex. He was my first sexual partner and Read more »

anal sex -- condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a little freaked out. I'm a straight guy that met a nice gay guy. After some discussion, I decided to venture out and try anal sex with him, with me penetrating him. After some drinks we turned down the lights and started. After some thrusts,... Read more »