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Tiredness After Anal Sex Worried I Have HIV

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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that screening tests...
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(worried) unprotected anal sex?

Dr Kull, I am a man, and I recently had unprotected anal sex. I was the (bottom) with an older man in his sixies. He assured me he was HIV negative, and was checked every six months. We had sex twice, and it was my first experience with a man. He...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
First of all, anal sex does not "create" HIV. That's a myth that has no scientific merit. You can only become infected with HIV by being exposed to an HIV infected person's bodily fluids, namely blood, semen, or vaginal... Read more »

Insertive Anal Sex Worried

I had unprotected insertive anal sex with a guy almost three months ago. Since that time I have had no worries since he told me he was negative at the time. But, recently it has come to my attention through third parties that he is testing...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't quantify the chances for an HIV positive or negative test result. If you did have insertive anal sex without a condom with an HIV infected person, you are at risk for infection. The insertive partner is at less risk than the receptive,... Read more »

anal sex with a hi+ 6 months ago and im negative im still worried

Hi doctor my name is alex I'm gay well my problem is that I had anal sex with an hiv+ poz guy he never told me about his status till we saw each other for the last time well we had sex like 4 times he never come inside me so when I was in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests out to six months plus your undetectable NAAT are conclusive, definitive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No, HIV is not lying dormant. No, HIV cannot "come out"... Read more »

Anal Sex Worry

Dear Dr.I'm Canadian living in Saudi Arabia. I am afraid to go to a hospital here because if I have hiv I could get in big trouble. I had sex on two occasions here with Pakistani workers whose status I do not know. I guess I bought cheap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Broken-condom anal receptive sex carries the same risk as unprotected anal receptive sex. Symptoms are unfortunately notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Despite concerns about getting into trouble if you test HIV... Read more »
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Anal Sex w/ my HIV+ Boyfriend

Posted by Escape, 1 Reply
Shortly after I met my partner we found he was HIV+. I have continued to test negative. When we met he said he was versatile, to me this is very important as I do occasionally like to receive. I understand the need to be safe, but he was not... Read more »

Protected Receptive Anal sex - still worried

Posted by dino123, 1 Reply
I have 35 hours to the PEP window and would like some opinion on my situation, I have had protected receptive anal sex with a transexual escort and since the episode I cant stop worrying about my risk. There was unprotected oral sex then condom used... Read more »

recpetive anal sex, condom half in half out rectum

Posted by alphabetsoup, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

I met up with a guy in a bath house, I do not know his hiv status. We had sex, I was the receptive partner and I got on top while he lay down. We used a condom and some silicon lube. After a few minutes he came inside the condom, he then... Read more »

Protected receptive anal sex

Posted by AnthonyMC, 1 Reply
Hello.

I'm a heterosexual guy but more or less 2 months ago I did something I will never forgive myself for, regardless of whether I got infected with something or not: I had receptive anal sex with a transexual sex worker.

Now, the intercourse was... Read more »