Whatever you do, get yourselves tested for STIs every three months, and for Hepatitis C at least every six months if you both run a risk of getting that. HIV stigma is becoming wrapped around sex. A microbicide study stated:. Make an Appointment. Talk together about the agreements you made earlier. July 11, Friction during sex can create micro tears, which are easy entry points for infections.
The study includes this disclaimer: Gay health: You can still pass on STIs to each other if you don't use condoms, however. A Dutch study of gay men found a failure rate of 3.
If you use a condom correctly every time you have anal sex, your chances of getting HIV are extremely low.