"What If" using condoms to protect against HIV infection
May 19, 2012
I recently had PROTECTED sex with a man I really hardly knew. Yes It was a stupid thing to do and I regret it. Lesson learned. Anyways, during sex I felt he had too much of his own fluids in the condom tip so I made him change into a new condom. After 20 or 30 more minutes I made him change it again. He did not have an orgasm. That was 2 weeks ago. Today I went to the ER for lower left back pain. They took my urine and said I had white cells in it. QUESTION 1.) Does that mean during protected sex with that man I could have caught HIV? The condom was used properly twice. Didn't slip off or anything.
Response from Mr. Glenn
Thanks for your question,
I guess I'm unclear why the protected sex was a stupid thing to do. You had no risk for HIV from this situation. The sex was protected the entire time! Using a condom properly like you did, prevents the chance of getting HIV.
Hope this helps!
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