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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot risk-free. It is also possible to get other...
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Condom broke during anal sex

Hello Dr. Conway.Please help me out of this situation. I had insertive anal intercourse. In the beginning it was protected but then the condom broke. The problem is that I didn't notice that and so I don't know how long it was unprotected. I went to...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...the lower end of this range, given that you do not if the person was actually infected and you did have the protection of a condom for at least part of the encounter. I would certainly recommend that you get HIV testing done now (to make sure... Read more »

Insertive anal sex partner. My condom broke!

I recently had gay anal sex with a partner of an unknown status.I was the inserting (top) partner. Before I ejaculated, I pulled out my penis and saw that the condom had broken. I masturbated quickly after that and quickly washed with soap and water...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The fact that you did not ejaculate inside of your partner should not have any effect on your risk for infection. Washing your penis afterwards would probably not have any benefit either. The odds for infection in one episode of unprotected Read more »

Natural Lambskin Condoms on HIV-- for anal sex

While recently discussing Safer Sex with some friends, a person suggest the use of a natural lambskin condom use by an HIV- to perform anal sex. We know that natural lambskin condoms offer no protection on an HIV+ as the virus can pass through it....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...theseinfections. On a related topic, see the question, "Inadvertently Exposed!!!" which talks about the risks of unprotected anal sex tothe top partner. Simply put, unless a man is using a latex or a polyurethane condom, he isconsidered at high... Read more »

Anal sex and AIDS

Do you think that anal sex puts you at higher risk of AIDSs? I read that you should not use lubricants becuase they weaken the rubber in the condom, but don't they reduce the risk of tearing?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...increasing the likelihood of exposure to infections.Having unprotected anal sex with an HIV infected person puts one at significant risk for infection. Unprotected anal sex is an efficient means to transmit HIV. Using a latex condom GREATLY... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Using Condoms During Anal Sex -- Women Aren't: Health Department

... Just 23 percent of New York City women who had anal sex with men in the past year reported always using condoms, a recent city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report found. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

... In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Study Finds Microbicide Containing HIV Drug Lowers Infection Risk in Women By 39%

...such as pregnancy tests, and HIV prevention services, including pre- and post-test counseling, HIV risk-reduction counseling, condoms and treatment for other sexually transmitted infections," CBC News reports. "At the end of the study, there... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

...circumcision reduced HIV infection. All participants in both studies received counseling on HIV risk reduction and were advised to use condoms. According to researchers, male circumcision eliminates the cells most vulnerable to HIV. In addition,... Read more »
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Intercourse with a transvestite: Anal sex with condom and oral sex without it

Posted by CALEXIS, 1 Reply
...his mouth. Oral sex (Me to him) at least 2 minutes and he didn't ejaculated me Both cases of oral sex were without a condom. Anal sex (I performed to him), but WITH CONDOM at least 2 minutes (yes, that was express sex ;( ) The anal sex doesn't ... Read more »

RISK HELP!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had protected anal sex for about 2 min. with no ejaculation. After that I masterbated him and did get cum on my hand. I don't have any cuts and washed Read more »

anal sex -- condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a little freaked out. I'm a straight guy that met a nice gay guy. After some discussion, I decided to venture out and try anal sex with him, with me penetrating him. After some drinks we turned down the lights and started. After some thrusts,... Read more »

Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some Read more »