AIDS Infection Risk Vaginal Sex Without Condom
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Shastl,Polyurethane and latex condoms offer equal protection against HIV. You can read more about polyurethane condoms in the archives. They are indeed the best option for folks with latex allergy.Regarding withdrawal, coitus interruptus,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHiThe CDC's estimated per-act risk statistic for acquisition of HIV via unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated-risk would be lower, as we don't know... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related Services1) In order to learn your HIV status, you need to take an HIV antibody test. Regular blood tests (CBC) will not tell you whether or not you have been infected with HIV.2) Currently, there is some controversy about the effectiveness of nonoxynol-9 (a... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThat figure, 1 in 500 chance of transmission per unprotected penile-vaginal intercourse with an HIV infected partner, is based on ONE study conducted in Africa (see my response to "Recent Study of Per Contact Risk"... Read more »
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Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 ReplyI am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »
Posted by peewee, 1 ReplyI am female. I only have vaginal sex. I do not give oral without condoms. I only have unprotected sex in committed relationships where testing is done at every 3 month mark.
There are 3 encounters, two of which I am extremely shaky about as I have... Read more »
Posted by OHSHIT, 1 ReplyHello, dont know if my earlier post actually came through.
I am 16 years old and was a virgin till New years eve of 2013, so exaclty 3 months and 11 days ago.
I was in a hotel where the new years eve party was celebrated where I met a just turned 15... Read more »
Posted by HannahZ, 1 ReplyHi! First time posting and scared to death.
I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »
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