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Unprotected Sex With Positive Partner

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having anal unprotected sex with positive partner

I recently had sex with a positive partner. I didn't know he was til about a week later. During sex i was the top and he was the bottom. i did perform oral sex on him,he wasn't erect nor did he ejaculate. we engaged in anal sex and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having unprotected anal sex, whether you are the top or bottom, does put you at risk for HIV infection and other sexually transmitted infections. HIV infected fluids coming into contact with your urethra (the tube you pee out of) does pose a risk... Read more »

Unprotected Sex with Positive Partner

I have been in a relationship for a year with an HIV infected partner. We are both almost 30 and... Read more »

RISK OF UNPROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV POSITIVE PARTNER

mY HUSBAND TOLD ME 3 WEEKS AFTER MARRIAGE HE WAS hiv POSITIVE 3 MONTHS OF UNPROTECTED SEX HE IS... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

The study authors investigated whether and what sexual risk behavior is a mediator of associations between rectal gonorrhea (RG) and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy, safer sex fatigue, or sexual sensation-seeking among homosexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than One-Third of HIV-Positive MSM in UK Having Unprotected Sex, Study Says

More than one-third of HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United Kingdom continue to have unprotected sex, according to a study published on Tuesday in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections , AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. For the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Disclosure of HIV Status to Sex Partners and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among HIV-Positive Men and Women, Cape Town, South Africa

"The HIV epidemic continues to amplify in southern Africa and there is a growing need for HIV prevention interventions among people who have tested HIV-positive," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. Anonymous surveys were completed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unprotected Sex, Underestimated Risk, Undiagnosed HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Accessing Testing Services in a New England Bathhouse

In the United States, MSM continue to experience increased rates of HIV and STDs. The current study reports results from an outreach conducted between 2004 and 2010 at a bathhouse in Providence, R.I., in which 1,155 MSM underwent testing for HIV... Read more »
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having unprotected sex with guy that has multiple partners

Posted by crest, 3 Replies
I was having a hard time finding information that really laid out the risks involved in this type of situation. I know the risks are great and I should not be involved with this person or engaging in this type of sex behavior. I have been trying... Read more »

Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. First, I'm truly grateful to find this site - it was recommended by my doctor.

My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners?

My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. It's during these... 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 »