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What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some lesions have...
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HIV negative tops barebacking HIV positive bottoms.

This is not as much a question as it is a response to all of you men who are asking about the risks involved when a negative top TOPS a positive bottom. Transmission DOES occur! I know the risks are statistically lower than if the top was poz and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for writing in and reinforcing one of the many recurring themes I try to stress in this forum. Your real life experience of personally knowing three top guns who seroconverted as a consequence of barebacking hopefully will be a... Read more »

Top BB Bottom

In Gay intercourse may a Negative Top BareBack a Positive Bottom and be safe from infection?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Gay intercourse"??? Hmm . . . would it still be gay intercourse if a heterosexual couple decides to participate in some backdoor action? Anal sex is anal sex and HIV could care less if the poker or pokee was gay, straight or... Read more »

topped an hiv positive bottom

I just topped an hiv positive bottom, he didn't tell me,I still inserted and came inside him it was quick, I immediately rinsed my penis and used antiseptic and peed all over the place. what did I do? this is so scary He told me later he was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What did you do? You broke Dr. Bob's two cardinal rules!Dr. Bob's cardinal rule #1: We must consider all our sexual partners could be HIV positive and take all the necessary precautions to prevent transmission of the virus. That means using... Read more »

Can HIV be passed along from a "bottom" sexual partner to a "top" partner?

Hi,I am finding The Body website to be very informative and helpful. What I need clarafied is if it is possible to transmit HIV through anal sex with my partner, him being the "top" and me the "bottom". If so...how easy is it to transmit in this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Top-bottom, pitcher-catcher, drive or ride, Batman-Robin, whatever. I understand your question and the answer is yes, it is indeed possible. The estimated per-act risk for HIV transmission as a consequence of insertive anal intercourse (topping,... Read more »
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top or bottom

Posted by jerrybeat, 1 Reply
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 »

transmision vih

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hola a todos; buenas noches. soy varon de 23 aos, y pregunto sobre la transmisin del vihy otras enfermedades de transimision sexual. he odio, que las relaciones no sexuales, que se limitan unicamente a caricias y contactos entre cuerpos, no implica... Read more »

nunca le contestaron a este pos?transmision vih

Posted by ILLIS, 3 Replies
en el 2003 una persona hizo estas preguntas y nadie contesto lo pongo xq me pasa casi igual aki va : hola a todos; buenas noches. soy varon de 23 aos, y pregunto sobre la transmisin del vihy otras enfermedades de transimision sexual. he odio, que... Read more »

Complete Panic

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I just got home from having sex with a friend and a stranger. I was at my sex buddies home and had top and bottom sex with both men UNPROTECTED. I am in a total panic right now and don't know what to do. I should have been wiser but one thing led to... Read more »