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HIV Risk After Topping Without Condom

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Risk for top (with lambskin condom)

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to view my question. I am a 24 yr old gay male.About 3 weeks ago, i had anal sex with a man (which i did not really know). We hadn't done anything to each other but masturbate for a few minutes, until he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: lambskin condoms do not protect against HIV and some other STDs. I would suggest you level with your partner and use latex condoms with him until your HIV-negative status can be confirmed. This is not only the best way to... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »

Topping HIV+ bottom with condom who is taking HIV meds

Hello, I recently topped a HIV+ bottom with a latex condom during penetration but not during oral... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Mixed Findings Paint a Tricky Picture for HIV Serosorting and Other Seroadaptive Behaviors

Some seroadaptive behaviors appear to be even more effective than 100% condom use at reducing the risk of HIV acquisition, but with important caveats, according to a paper presented last month at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Safer Sex Without a Condom: The PARTNER Study

Ever since the HPTN Study 052 , we've concluded that having an undetectable HIV viral load strongly reduces the risk of HIV transmission. But how safe is condomless sex if one's viral load is undetectable? The PARTNER Study is an ongoing large... 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 »
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I'm I at risk from mutual masturbation then wearing a condom over his fluids

Posted by ShyGuy265, 1 Reply
Hi there
The other day I met a guy and we had mutual masturbation. I don't know his status. But after mutual masturbation we decided to try anal. So I put a condom on.
Now i am worried that his pre-cum etc which would have got onto my penis was now... Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »

Pep warranted/Great risk after brused Condom?

Posted by Capricornicus, 2 Replies
Dear all,

Today I had a sexual encounter where I was penetrated analy by a guy which claimed to be HIV-. We used three condoms to make sure there were not worn out. After penetrating me for 5 minutes with the last condom we noticed there was a whole... Read more »

Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »