The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

HIV Transmission and Education >> Am I Infected?

Pages: 1

Need an expert opinion
      #8743 - 08/22/00 04:52 PM

Hi, I need experts advice regarding the condom use. Is it 100% safe? I have a concern over my personal experience that I had sex with commercial sex workers when I travelled to ASEAN countries. I used condoms all the time, however when I talked with people arond including some consulers, some of them told me that even condoms is not 100% safe against HIV virus. Is that true? After listening to all these, I began to feel very scared. Now, I find myself is very prone to bruise and it seems takes longer to heal a cut etc. Is that a sign of carrying this deadly virus? I had that a exposure about a month ago. Is that possible that the virus will start hitting my immunue system this quick? Many thanks!

Post Extras: Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  
New User

Reged: 06/16/00
Posts: 19
Loc: midwestern united states
Re: Need an expert opinion new
      #8744 - 08/22/00 04:58 PM

If you used a laytex condom, and used a water based lubricant, and if the condom covered your penis, did not fall off or break, then you are fine.

Go have your other things checked out. I doubt that its HIV.

Post Extras: Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  

Re: Need an expert opinion new
      #8746 - 08/22/00 05:25 PM

eddie14, I greatly appreciate your message.

Post Extras: Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  

Why not 100% new
      #8766 - 08/22/00 11:08 PM

Listen, the reason why people say that condoms are not 100% effective its because not of the condom but of human errors like NOT USING the condom well, but provided that someone USE a condom the way it has to be, then it is scientifically 100% sure. Why? Because they are electrically tested, that is the use electron to test them. If an electron passes through one condom then that condom is wasted. Just you to know, even tough hiv virus is microscopically small, an electron is even more times smaller than the hiv virus. So its 100% sure. Allright?

Post Extras: Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  
Pages: 1

What's New at

Additional Information
0 registered and 1 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  TheBody, bogart, gigi, riverprincess 

      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 1233

Jump to

Contact Us | Privacy Statement The Body

UBB.threads™ 6.2.3