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Too Scared To Get Tested After Anal Sex Bottom

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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 »

Anal bottom, condom broke, did not ejaculate

Tried sending a few posts, but have not received an answer yet...so please reply....I had gay anal... Read more »

scared about anal sex

hello dr. bob. i had a kind scary experience yesterday. I started out having protected vaginal sex... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Significant Increase in Testing Rates for Sexually Transmissible Infections Following the Introduction of an Anal Cytological Screening Program, Targeting HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to determine whether the introduction of an anal cytology screening program (ACSP) targeting HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) had an effect on the rates of sexually transmissible infection (STI)... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

Is It a Risk? How risky are certain activities? Pick one from the pulldown menu or click here and find out! Select a sexual activity Pick an activity Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Getting to the Bottom of It (Part 1)

Dr. Gary Bucher I have witnessed and taken part in the many changes in HIV care over the past 25 years. At the beginning of the epidemic, silence and fear was the name of the game. It took HIV activists taking control of their health care... Read more »
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"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... Read more »
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I've "Bottomed" with Trans Sex Workers - Protected

Posted by bkkbhoy, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I've lived in Thailand for 2 1/2 years now. I got a STD test a few months ago, all negative thankfully. However, curiosity got the better of me and I've since had protected receptive anal sex with 4 transgender sex workers - a very high risk... Read more »

bottom question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have been reading on this forum and others and it says when you have anal sex you have to use alot of water based lube. I was bottom the other day but we had no water based lube. So the guy used alot of creme. he used a condom and put creme on mr... Read more »

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 »

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 »