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Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any way we can... Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See... Read more »

Having unprotected anal sex w/ a unknown partner.

I had sex with a stranger about three days ago. He penetrated me anally and we had anal sex w/out any kind of protection. When he was about to ejaculate he pulled his penis out of my anus and came on a towel.Since there was no semen in my anus, i...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Any time you have unprotected anal sex with a person who has HIV or another sexually transmittable infection (STI), you are at risk for infection. Being the bottom (receptive partner) in unprotected anal sex is the most efficient way to transmit HIV... Read more »

Risk of Unprotected anal sex for a top

I am a bisexual man and 100 TOP when with another man. I have been told that the risk of HIV infection for a TOP during unprotected anal sex is small. I would like your opinion....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk is small compared to what? Risk for HIV infection is always relative, so make sure that you understand the context when getting information about transmission.Terms like "high" or "low" risk are often necessary, but not... Read more »
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Unprotected Anal Sex

Posted by Anonymous
Are there ANY documented cases of HIV being transmitted from a person with an Undetectable Viral Load?

Please answer my question!!!!

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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 »

Unprotected oral is not risk-free!

Posted by SuperAnxious, 4 Replies
Hi All,

Technically I had several exposures due to unprotected oral sex, but the most recent one is probably consider the most risky:

1. 1st exposure on 2/28/09 I performed oral sex on a male with unknown HIV status, I did not taste any precum and he... Read more »

Risk of Protected Anal Sex?

Posted by coolcoop36, 2 Replies
So basically I am a male, had one experience with another male about 9 months ago. The only thing that happened was PROTECTED anal sex where I was the top, we made out and some genital to genital touching. I am concerned because I had a tiny cut on... Read more »