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Topping A Poz Bottom With Condom

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Poz bottom with poz top issues

Is there such a thing as "worse" infection if a poz bottom has unprotected sex with a poz top? Or is positive just positive?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jimmy,"She said she didn't have anything so . . . ." Hmm. Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy you broke Dr. Bob's two cardinal rules of engagement!Rule #1: We must consider that all our sex partners could be "positively charged"... Read more »

Protected Top/ Chlamydia/ HIV poz bottom

Hello Dr. I was recently dating a guy who turned out to be a maniac. the first two weeks we moved... Read more »

poz to poz sex,guy prefers no condoms (POZ ON POZ BAREBACK)

I recently had sex w/a person and when we started,I exposed my status.I was surprised when he also... Read more »
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My Sex Life: Info for Young Poz People

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"By the Way, I'm Poz"

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Getting to the Bottom of It: Anal Sex, Rectal Fluid and HIV Transmission

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tops and bottoms question.

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
is been a top expose you more? if the chances are low as they had said, how come straight guys get infected by a girl?
i knew a couple that the top never used condoms, i am just very comfused about this. i am a top myself, and try the best to... Read more »

Top (-) bottom (+) Can the top get it ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My boyfriend is neg.(Top) i'm bottom and (+) his dream is have sex with his loved one without condom,is the risk high for him to get it???
If i don't bleed during the penetration and he doesn't have a hurt on his penis can he get the virus??
Any help... Read more »

top or bottom

Posted by jerrybeat, 2 Replies
does anyone know the stats on a top vs. a bottom infection ratio?

basically my top lovers condom broke durring anal intercourse, and im positive, he knows im positive.

is it as likely for hime to become infected as if i had ttopped him? Read more »

Where does transmission occur for bottoms and tops

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know exactly how the virus transmits between bottoms and tops?

I can understand how it happens in the bottoms case, the intestinal wall absorbes all types of things, however what about the just inside the sphincter? Could you... Read more »