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What Is The Risk Of Unprotected Anal Sex

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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
...develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through sexual contact? Are there other ways to avoid getting HIV through sex? Is... 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... Read more »
Articles
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

...behavior that is especially risky," said Dr. Thomas Farley, New York City Health Commissioner. "Many people are aware of the risk of HIV when men have sex with other men, but this report shows that a large number of women also are putting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drugs Haven't Changed HIV Risk With Anal Sex

...Although highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) can lower HIV in the blood to undetectable levels, it does not reduce the risk of contracting the virus during a single act of unprotected anal sex, according to a new study of men who have... Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

... When it comes to calculating risk of HIV transmission, some people can really get fixated on specific percentages. That's not something to condone. But it's still Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

...data from an annual telephone survey of about 10,000 adult residents conducted in 2007. Anal tissue is very fragile, and the risk of getting HIV through unprotected receptive anal sex is similar for men and women, according to additional... Read more »
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judgement lapse / risk assessment?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey. I had unprotected insertive anal about 5-6 weeks ago for about 20-30 seconds (truly), because the guy came. I know the risks (6.5 in 10,000, etc.) and should not have done this. This week I have been feeling tired, weak and a slight post... Read more »

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Posted by averageguy, 1 Reply
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Is cocaine an inmunosupressor?!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I was a heavy cocaine user for years, quit some weeks ago... I had a really high risk situation on Feb '05, with a HIV positive partner, and condom ripped off (really ripped off!!) found out really late... unprotected Read more »

RASH on forearms...please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi i have a rash on my forearms. it has been coming and going, randomly, for close to 3 months. it is little red dots, not raised, on myy forearms. sometimes one spot is larger than the other, but they do not itch at all. WHAT IS THIS?!? i was... Read more »