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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...they got infected. This suggests that one or more of their male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has other sex partners, has had sex with infected people, or has sex with...
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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 risk of you becoming infected with HIV following unprotected insertive anal intercourse wiht someone who is known to be infected is about 1/500 to 1/1000. I would probably put your risk at the lower end 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 »

Broken Condom

I know you have had broken condom questions before but I would like to ask about my situation. I recently was the incertive particpant in anal sex, and after I ejaculated and pulled out I went to remove condom and noticed it broke. This is very...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Your risk for infection is quite low, given the following facts: 1) The majority of condom breakages do NOT result in HIV infection, and 2) You probably Read more »

break in condom

i am a male whom had sex in a bath house/sauna with a female.while having viginal sex the condom broke. please can you tell me if it is harder for a male to get HIV from a women while having sex? could you also tell me how long i have to wait to get...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...In general, it seems that the receptive partner in anal and vaginal sex is at greater risk for infection than the insertive partner. Recent studies conducted in Africa suggest that certain factors may increase the risk of infection Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of infection than anal or vaginal sex, especially if there are no open sores or blood in the mouth. See Fact Sheet 152 for information... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...sharing needles. The next greatest risk for HIV infection is from unprotected sexual intercourse (without a condom). Receptive anal intercourse carries the highest risk. The lining of the rectum is very thin. It is damaged very easily during... 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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Am I at high risk for infection?

Posted by talktal, 2 Replies
...night I did something extremely stupid, I had sex with a transsexual prostitute. I gave oral (with a condom on) and received anal as well (with a condom on as well). The same condom was used for both parts, and lube was used on my anus prior... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...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 perspective, I know it is a risk and I... 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 Read more »