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does leaking vagina infected hiv

dear madam, i had a sex with a prostitute 3 week back , i sucked her vagina , and also let her suck my penis also but didnt injected semen on her mouth , i also used condom at the time of intercross, but for last few day i am suffring from cold and...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereOral sex carries a low but not no risk for infection. Vaginal sex with a condom is safe if condoms are used correctly from start to finish. I would certainly encourage you to get HIV tested although I think overall your risk is low.... Read more »

Leaking condom

If a condom does leak, is the male or female at risk for HIV or other STD's? AFter I had sex... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The HIV Treatment Cascade -- Patching the Leaks to Improve HIV Prevention

We have known for years that antiretroviral therapy can significantly improve the health outcomes of people living with HIV. More recently, research has revealed the important role that antiretroviral therapy plays in preventing the transmission of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Discordance in Monogamy Beliefs, Sexual Concurrency, and Condom Use Among Young Adult Substance-Involved Couples: Implications for Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections

The researchers studied a group of out-of-treatment, drug-involved young adult couples to examine the association between individual and partnership characteristics with condom use, sexual concurrency and discordance in perceptions of monogamy.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

Unprotected sex remains the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the current study. The authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent... Read more »
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Am I at Risk for infection i have been un easy for the last few days.

Posted by pinkfloyd617, 1 Reply
I had my very first sexual encounter and it was with a prostitute. This happened 3 days ago and the day after the intercourse i was feeling sick. Something felt wrong and im not sure what it was. I havent had severe symptoms i just had a runny nose... Read more »

Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
Few days ago, I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection
1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl
2nd: I still... Read more »

am I at risk for HIV infection?

Posted by morsOntologica, 1 Reply
OK long story short, I had protected anal sex almost 5-6 months ago with an ex of mine. Yes we did use a condom. I noticed that some of his pre-cum did get on my stomach where I didn't know I had psoriasis or dermatitis on. It was not a huge area... Read more »

Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
Morning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!

This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »