HIV and other STIs in anal intercourse

Page last reviewed 29.4.2022

The highest risk of HIV is in anal sex without condom. Risk is higher for bottom, but risk is also high for top. Other STI’s (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis) can transmitted also in anal sex. Hepatitis C can be transmitted if there’s bleeding during unprotected anal sex.

Read more about HIV here.

Read more about STI’s here.