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When Does Hiv Cause Anal Fissure

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Anal fissure precum hiv..Please

hi, my risk was that a i was with a man, and he figered me rough and then he rubbed his penis with precum in my crack, and im afraid that some if his precum maybe touched the fissures in my crack caused by the fingering, this was a risk for hiv??, i...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This qualifies as unsafe sex and if you are unaware of his HIV status, you could consider testing for STI including HIV. The risk of HIV transmission from such contact is lower than if he ejaculated inside of you. DW... Read more »

Anal fissure, can it change the results of an anal PAP smear?

Does the presence of anal fissures lead to a negative result in an anal pap smear.thank you.... Read more »

Anal Fissures/Anal Bleeding

I posted this in the gay men's section and someone suggested I post it here as well. I notice... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

October 2000 Treatment Chronicles

Overwhelming Evidence that HIV Causes AIDS HIV Vertical Transmission Rate Declining in the United States Website Helps Patients Comply with HIV Regimens Hoax-busting Website Created by CDC HIV-1 Rebound After Anti-retroviral Therapy Metformin... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Anal Cancer Rates Higher in People With HIV Than in HIV-Negatives

HIV-positive people had a higher rate of new anal cancer than HIV-negative people in a comparison involving thousands of people in the United States and Canada. 1 HIV-positive gay and bisexual men had more than an 80 times higher anal cancer rate... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

Why Screen for Anal Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients? Anal cancer is emerging as a common non-AIDS defining cancer in HIV-positive people. Anal cancer, like cervical cancer, is caused by infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV)... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

High Rate of New Infections With HPV Types Associated With a High Risk of Anal Cancer Among Gay Men Living With HIV

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . NAM aidsmap reported that the incidence of anal infection with strains of cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is high among HIV-positive gay men. Researchers in San Francisco conducted a prospective... Read more »
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crixivan and anal fissures

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone else out there who has been troubled with anal fissures (small tears in the rectum) since starting Crixivan? I've always been anally healthy until recently. Since they started, I have restrained from anal sex and keep a high fiber... Read more »

anal sex=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just read something suggesting that maybe AIDS is the result of drugs and anal sex. Think about this: you are having a foreign substance shot into your bloodstream--after so much fighting off "invaders" or semen maybe the immune system is... Read more »

Help?- anal risky ecounter

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Unlike some of the posts about rubbing up against a toilet seat do I have HIV, I had a stupid, drunk encounter with a stripper. Unprotected anal that only lasted a minute or so & then I sobered up going "What the hell am I doing!". It was... Read more »

Anal cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I tested positive 14 years ago, and have had several AIDS complications. But this is my most recent cause for alarm:
My rectal surgeon has been monitoring and burning off my anal warts for the past 2 years. Recently, we decided one recurring spot... Read more »