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% 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 if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Patrick,What you've read is correct: Unprotected receptive anal sex carries the highest per-act statistical risk for sexual HIV transmission. As for "protected" receptive anal sex, this is indeed Read more »

Very worried!

Dear Dr Bob,Firstly I would like to say how pleased I was to find this site and even more so that I... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Infection can only happen if one of the persons involved is infected with HIV. Some people assume that certain behaviors (such as anal sex) cause AIDS, even if HIV is not present. This is not true. 2. ...in sufficient quantity... The... Read more »
Random House, Inc.

Selections from The Ins and Outs of Gay Sex

...don't fear it enough. Medical research documents the high frequency of men having unprotected sexual encounters -- including anal sex with ejaculation. What I've tried to do in this text is alert you to the myriad of other STDs as well. I've told... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Paraskavedekatriaphobia -- fear of Friday the 13th Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia -- fear of the number 666 Medorthophobia -- fear of an erect penis And my personal favorite: phobophobia -- fear of phobias! Finally, I wanted to return to... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...no obvious symptoms, one of the most common manifestations of HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports internal organs. Other... Read more »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi I always use condoms even during oral sex. Last night though I let a guy suck me. I know thay's not to risky but I sucked him for about 5 sec. before I put the condom on. I wouldn't have done it but I checked him and there was NO precum. Im I at... Read more »

ORAL SEX...MY INFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...huge icebergs and information regarding HIV, I decided that it was something I would never catch. I always used condoms for anal sex and never allowed anyone to ejaculate into my mouth. I never had a condom split on me and wouldn?t even kiss if i... Read more »

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 »