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Unprotected Anal Sex Scared To Death

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scared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF LATE DIAGNOSIS, 2010)

Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pessimistic fears are way out of proportion to your real risk. The CDC's estimated per-act statistical risk for unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 1,000 exposure. Your statistical estimated risk... Read more »

Please help a scared MSW student!!

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question, I am literally losing my mind. I am a master's... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...just a label. If you have had no sexual contact at all, you're not at risk through sexual transmission. If you have had oral or anal sex, but consider yourself a 'virgin' because you haven't had vaginal sex, you are still at risk. The... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

...since it is dealing with human behavior. Not all gay men engage in barebacking. Many gay men use condoms every time they have anal sex with every partner. But some gay men prefer to have unprotected anal sex and they are willing to take the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...that often happens results in a much higher likelihood that the condom will break. Additionally, some men who have receptive anal sex while on speed are less sensitive to pain responses and may be inclined to have more aggressive sex for longer... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...oral sex without using a condom. Is there any way to decrease the risk of transmission? I always wear a condom when I have anal sex with my positive partner. However his doctor says that's not enough protection and that he needs to wear a... Read more »
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Worried to death

Posted by moratorium, 2 Replies
...Hi everyone, Alright so I did something really stupid that I regret. I had insertive anal intercourse (I was the top) and am scared to death I might have HIV. The guy said that he is negative, but after reading about ARS I am paranoid that I had... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...with these treatments, many gay people have discontinued safe sex practices. HIV infection is not disclosed to partners and anal sex without a condom is increasing at alarming rates. So now HIV infection is on the rise again amongst gay people. ... Read more »

Scared as hell, what are my chances?

Posted by Panicman, 4 Replies
...to calm my nerves. Even though it's too early I'm going in to get a rapid test tomorrow and I pray that it's negative but I'm scared to death. Is there anyone out there that can help me out? Read more »

Scared to Death

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Let me start by saying that I am 17 and scared to death. I recently put myself in a really bad situation. I decided to go ahead and try experimenting with a guy. Well I met Read more »