Uncircumcised Top Hiv Risk

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Unprotected sexual contact Direct blood contact, including injection drug needles, blood transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) Sexual Routes of Transmission Sexually, the three main ways that HIV is transmitted are: ...
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Uncircumcised risks

Dear Doctor Bob, Hi there, how's it hanging? Before I ask my question, I wanted to offer my warmest and most heartfelt thanks for all that you do, not only for me but all the other worried wells out there in our time of crisis and despair. Your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...at the International AIDS Society Conference in Rio de Janeiro two days ago that suggested male circumcision might reduce the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission by 65%. I have written about the preliminary results of this study several times... Read more »

Should I be more concerned because I'm uncircumcised?

Dear Dr.,Today I had a single act of unprotected anal intercourse as the insertive partner. Knowing this was a huge mistake (the first time I have ever "slipped up" like this), I immediately researched the likelihood of HIV infection, and I'm also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...up" by "slipping in" without your protective "slip-on"???To answer your specific questions:1.Yes, cut versus uncut does affect HIV-transmission risk. Being uncut increases HIV transmission risk.2.No, I would not change the estimated-risk... Read more »

The real risks of receptive oral sex

Hi and thanks for the forum. I'm seeing this really great negative guy who really loves my oral sex skills. I've talked to him about the slight risks, but he seems unfazed and refuses to wear a condom. He says he can't maintain an erection while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bottle using only your tongue, both you and your top-gun popsicle need to be both cognizant and comfortable with this degree of risk. I can advise you that many magnetic couples are, but not all.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV Risk

What would the odds of becoming infected with HIV for the receptive person who engaged in an single incident of unprotected anal sex with an HIV infected person and in which there was no ejaculation/semen deposited inside the receptive party's anus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000 exposures (CDC published statistics). Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

... Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk ofHIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the risk of transmission per act of sex between men -- in particular uncircumcised men -- appears not to have fallen since... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Wart Virus May Raise Men's Risk of HIV

... The results of a study of men in Kenya suggest that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) can raise the risk of contracting HIV. The findings are part of a larger clinical trial that, together with two others, showed male circumcision... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

...Transmission of HIV From Women to Men? Circumcision is a one-time procedure that could help decrease , but not eliminate a man's risk of acquiring HIV during vaginal sex, possibly for the rest of his life. Because it does not eliminate the risk... Read more »
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Am I at Risk..really anxious..

Posted by Concerned123, 1 Reply
...is not turning for doing something which I never wanted to. What are the risks of me of being infected, and should I get my HIV tests done now.. I am uncircumcised does that add to the risk as well >? Additionally I spoke to the escort, and... 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?? Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk ofHIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But Read more »

what are the chances of HIV infection ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if i (male) had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown HIV status (vaginal only) only once, and she is not a prositute (high risk) or anything like that ? i am not circumcised. i read Read more »
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