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Infection rate?

What is the infection rate for unprotected anal intercourse with a female infected with HIV? I understand that vaginal intercourse is around 1 in a 1000 and that receptive anal is a much higher risk behavior. Where does penetrative anal intercourse (that is female to male transmission) fall on the odds scale? Again I am assuming the female is positive and a one time sexual act.
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366749 tn?1544698865
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HIV risk estimation is not a game of Russian Lotto. What we should keep in mind, unprotected sex is a risk, in the descending order, anal sex bottom, anal sex top and vaginal sex. It is also true that not everyone gets HIV after a single, isolated act of unprotected sex, however, the risk can not be ruled out.

It is therefore recommended for everyone to avoid unprotected sex with anyone of an known status, and if somebody has did that, he should wait for a specified period and get tested for HIV to get a conclusive result and move on.
150689 tn?1333993645
don't muck about with the odds. They are for the Grand National and the FA Cup final!

If you have had unprotected sex, whether that be Vaginal or anal, then you are best advised to get a full STI panel done, including HIV. Only then will you know your status.
188761 tn?1570897452
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Statistics? They are like mini-skirts, they can reveal more than they hide. They can be misleading. For every unprotected sexual intercourse HIV testing is warranted, method and detailing are immaterial.
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