Who Is At Greater Risk To Get Hiv Top Or Bottom Transmission

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...have shown that taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may increase a woman's risk for heart disease, stroke, pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung), and breast cancer. For some women, the benefits of HRT outweigh the risk of heart disease. Talk to your health care provider if you are thinking about HRT to decide what's right for you. Other risk factors for heart disease include: High blood pressure High cholesterol Smoking Lack...
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Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat. HIV testing is definitely warranted. See below.Dr. BobRe: risk ofHIV as a TOP May 15, 2010I've always been an exclusive top, a medical professional who couldn't believe you could... Read more »

HIV Transmission from bottom to top

What is the risk of transmission from unprotected anal sex between an HIV+ "bottom" to an HIV- "top"?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...fluids coming into contact with the urethra could lead to infection. There is also evidence that uncircumcised men may be at greaterrisk for infection during unprotected insertive sex than circumcised men (the interior lining of the foreskin... 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 infection for a TOP during unprotected anal sex is small. I would like your opinion.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...virus were you exposed to, what was your immmune response, etc.). Risk is also based on a person's subjective interpretation of risk. One person might consider performing oral sex on an HIV infected man high risk, while another might consider it... Read more »

Tops and Bottoms

I recently had sex with a HIV + male. I was the top he was the bottom. As we were having intercourse the condom broke. I knew it broke but I continued. After I told my partner what had happen and he knew it also, but told me that cause I was the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...virus were you exposed to, what was your immmune response, etc.).Risk is also based on a person's subjective interpretation of risk. One person might consider performing oral sex on an HIV infected man high risk, while another might consider it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: New Data Show Greater Risk of AIDS Among Gay Men

... A recent study finds Malawian men who have sex with men (MSM) are at greaterrisk for HIV/AIDS, yet prevention initiatives fail to target them. The survey of 202 men included a sample of 20 originally Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Less Than a Year After CDC Announced The U.S. HIV Epidemic Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought, Public's Sense of Urgency Is Down, Even Among Some Higher Risk Groups

...sense of urgency about HIV/AIDS as a national health problem has fallen dramatically and their concern about HIV as a personal risk has also declined, even among some groups at higher risk. Key findings of the survey include: The share of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Director-General Calls for Greater Protection of the Rights of HIV-Positive People, and Those at High Risk

...attitudes and behaviors of health workers that make health services inaccessible and unacceptable to those people at greatest risk ofHIV infection and in greatest need of prevention, treatment and care services," Chan said (Reichard, 11/30). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission in Developing Countries Greater for Infants Not Exclusively Breast-Fed, Study Says

... HIV-positive women in developing countries could reduce the risk of transmitting the virus to their infants if they exclusively breast-feed rather than supplement breast milk with formula, animal Read more »