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Should I Get Tested After Unprotected Anal Sex

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Testing after unprotected anal sex, "Is it conclusive enough...?"

Hi, I'm a 28 year old gay male that engaged in unprotected anal sex (lack of judgement on my part) on 24 December 2011 where I was the recipient whereby my partner said he was clean and also ejaculated inside of me. Anyways, I had a complete...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You're negative for HIV. It sounds like you've done exactly what you need to do to figure out your status!The recommendation to get tested at 3 months/90 days/12 weeks is based on statistics that tell us that... Read more »

unprotected anal sex if both test negative same night

If I and a partner take the newly fda approved oral hiv test together and are negative- is it... Read more »

Unprotected Oral Sex but Protected Anal Sex between Gay Men

Hi Mr. Cordova:I'm 24 year old male, had casual sex with an online member of a gay/bi dating... Read more »
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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 as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Sex, Underestimated Risk, Undiagnosed HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Accessing Testing Services in a New England Bathhouse

In the United States, MSM continue to experience increased rates of HIV and STDs. The current study reports results from an outreach conducted between 2004 and 2010 at a bathhouse in Providence, R.I., in which 1,155 MSM underwent testing for HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Conspiracy Beliefs and Its Relationships With HIV Testing and Unprotected Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa

The authors set out to determine the extent to which Pretoria MSM endorse HIV conspiracy beliefs. The team also sought to learn whether endorsing conspiracy beliefs about HIV is associated with never testing for the virus and with using condoms... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Anal Intercourse and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in High-Risk Heterosexual Women

The current study's goal was to determine the association between unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) and STDs among heterosexual women. Women from high-risk areas of New York City were recruited from 2006 through 2007 through respondent-driven... Read more »
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unprotected anal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four months ago I had anonymous, unprotected anal sex in which I was the "top" guy. I don't know the status of my partner, but he didn't want me to use a condom; chances are he's positive. What kind of risk did I take compared to giving oral sex... Read more »

Gay unprotected anal -frantic

Posted by unsure, 4 Replies
I've been awake all night. Against my better judgement, last night, I penetrated another male without a condom. It may have been only a few minutes if that. I have been reading every site about tests and time frames etc. I understand the risk of... Read more »

Unprotected Anal Sex

Posted by Anonymous
Are there ANY documented cases of HIV being transmitted from a person with an Undetectable Viral Load?

Please answer my question!!!!

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Why did I have unprotected sex again?

Posted by briannan, 2 Replies
Well this is going to be a long post..but it will help me get through the next two months until I get tested...

Ok, last year I had unprotected sex twice with a young man of unknown status (well negative according to him) and I freaked out and ended... Read more »