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Unprotected Anal Sex Scared I Have HIV

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HIV+ boyfriend wants unprotected anal sex

Dear Sir,I am a 25 yo guy and have been dating my boyfriend for two months. He is positive and I am negative. He is 42 yo and has been positive for 12 years and is in good health. Recently our sex lives elevated to anal sex. I readily admit that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Less at risk" is true, but "not at risk" is not true! The insertive partner is always at less risk than the receptive partner in all types of sex. However, being "top gun" doesn't mean you would not be at... Read more »

Unprotected Oral Sex but Protected Anal Sex between Gay Men

Hi Mr. Cordova:I'm 24 year old male, had casual sex with an online member of a gay/bi dating... Read more »

Risks of HIV after having unprotected anal sex with a stranger girl

Last night I had a poor judgement and had sex with a girl i just met in a bar. I m a 26 years old... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine and Sildenafil (Viagra) Use Are Linked to Unprotected Receptive and Insertive Anal Sex, Respectively, in a Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

In the current study, researchers investigated the association of methamphetamine, sildenafil, and other substance use with unprotected receptive and insertive anal sex among men who have sex with men (MSM) through an encounter-specific analysis.... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Health Department Highlights Health Risks of Unprotected Anal Sex Among Heterosexual Women in New York City

Unprotected anal sex poses well known health hazards for men, but new research suggests that the practice is a significant health issue for women as well. More than 100,000 New York City women engage in anal intercourse each year, according to a new... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Condoms and Condemnations -- Another Look at Unprotected Anal Sex

Barebacking. Again. For those of you who don't already know (were you abducted by aliens or something?), "barebacking" is what we call it when gay men engage in unprotected anal intercourse. Recently, I read an article in a local gay and lesbian... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Conspiracy Beliefs and Its Relationships With HIV Testing and Unprotected Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Tshwane (Pretoria), South Africa

The authors set out to determine the extent to which Pretoria MSM endorse HIV conspiracy beliefs. The team also sought to learn whether endorsing conspiracy beliefs about HIV is associated with never testing for the virus and with using condoms... 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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Gay unprotected anal -frantic

Posted by unsure, 4 Replies
I've been awake all night. Against my better judgement, last night, I penetrated another male without a condom. It may have been only a few minutes if that. I have been reading every site about tests and time frames etc. I understand the risk of... Read more »

Symptoms from unprotected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,

Any advice is much appreciated. Let me give you the history:

9 weeks ago I had my first man / man experience and am scared I may have contracted HIV. The guy I was with and I discussed at length his HIV status and he told me he was negative. I... Read more »

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 »