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Unprotected Anal Sex Scared To Death

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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 site. To summarize my sex history after my HIV testing, the details are the following:December 9, 2010: I had my HIV-AIDS Antigen Test after abstaining...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The window period for HIV testing is three months. It only takes three months to get a conclusive negative test result. In fact, most people who are infected will show up positive by the 28th day. I do not consider protected penetrative sex... Read more »

Partial Unprotected receptive anal

Dear Dr. Bob,I hope you are doing well. I called a male escort were we had protected session.... 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... Read more »
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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

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kansas: No Longer a Death Sentence, AIDS Has Lost Power to Scare

In an era of robust AIDS therapy, just 20 of 900 HIV/AIDS patients seen by Wichita physician Donna Sweet died last year. Unfortunately, that good news means some people believe they can engage in risky sexual behavior and IV drug use without... Read more »
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Completely, Totally Scared To Death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm a woman who hasn't had sex for the past 4 years, and no unprotected sex since a few instances with a long-term boyfriend back in 1994. I haven't seen him in over 10 years and don't know his status but have heard through the grapevine he's... 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 »

i want to get tested but scared to death

Posted by onlyhere4awhile, 1 Reply
i know that you should not go on symptoms alone and i know the advice is simply to go and get tested but it is very hard to get that courage mustered up to do so. my concerns are no different than anyone else that considers themselves at risk. i... Read more »

SCARED TO DEATH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Somebody please help. A number of weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown status. 12 days later I came down with a fever, chills, a productive cough that was painful in my chest and what started to look like a rash, but only my... Read more »