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Too Scared To Get Tested After Anal Sex Witout Condom

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Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Dear doctor,I was the receptive partner for 10 minutes of protected anal sex. Condom did not break from what I could tell but no lubricant was used.I am somewhat worried as for starters it was my first such encounter, I was a little drunk and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...protected sex is indeed protected assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). PEP is not warranted. Your fears are most likely exacerbated by guilt and having your "first such encounter." Should you remain worried, an... Read more »

Protected anal sex, but still in a panic

Thanks for your answer to my Question.All the best to you. Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...activities are most likely to cause HIV transmission when safer sex isn't used? Listed from most to least risky: Receptive anal sex ("bottoming"): This remains the most risky activity, due to the likelihood of small tears in the rectum... Read more »
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My first gay experience scared me so much!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...know. well, when i decided to do it, i still wanted to be safer and use a condom and lubricant. well, when i was performing anal sex (i was the "insertive" or "top" partner), i was very deep (i'm very well-endowed) and obviously at some point... Read more »

Scared

Posted by BrianATX, 3 Replies
...I had anal sex with a guy for the first time last nite. He used a condom and pushed in really hard. It was very uncomfortable so I asked him Read more »

really scared

Posted by abra1, 3 Replies
...are just one night stands who i know nothing about. I must have had about 10 sexual encounters of this nature. One of them was anal sex without a condom also. Help please, am i right to be petrified. I have had a test before and it was negative -... Read more »

Scared - Help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Around March time I had protected anal sex with another man but a few weeks later became very ill for a few days (sore throat, fever etc) and I am worried that that the Read more »