|Are you alright?- Concerned, From India
Jun 4, 2007
this is A from India!
I hope you are in extreme good health and doing just fine... I was concerned because i did not find any posts by you after 23 May...its been over a week, now!!
I mean, you inform people here if you wont be able to answer questions due to personal/medical commitments...Anyway, i am sure god must be taking good care of you, cause he knows people like you have the power and will to change the world.Moreover, you are a humble,gentle, and a beautiful human being, who has fought the virus with immense strength and led by example...I just love the way you are...You rock!!:)
My question is, I am a teenager, though not as handsome as you are, however, you know, i have that "girls appetite" :)
Is it advisable to test after each episode, even if you are protected with condoms and they did not fail?
I mean if i continue to take care and use them all the while, should i be tested?
Thanx a ton...god bless you and KEEP smiling, gives alot of people a ray of hope and strength ...
Your number 1 fan...
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Hey Number 1 Fan,
I was "out of pocket" for a week due to my travel and lecture schedule. I had planned to sign on and answer questions while en route, but as they say, best laid plans . . . . At any rate, I'm back (but getting on another plane on Wednesday, so don't worry, OK?!?).
Regarding your question, HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. So if a latex condom is used properly and doesn't fail, the HIV risk should be nonexistent. Should you be tested after every sexual episode? No, I don't believe that's necessary. Most guidelines would suggest that sexually active folks with multiple partners get an STD/HIV screen every six months. That seems reasonable to me.
Stay safe! Stay well.
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