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HIV Risk Touching Wet Condom Then Touching Cut Penis

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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semen on my penis.

HI DOC, I have a almost dry cut on my left thumb, i mean,when i touch it i can still feel the pain but it is dry and there is no blood coming out of it.the problem is, yesterday I met that girl in a night club and we had sex, we used a condom but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk from the "almost dry cut" on your thumb touching a used condom is essentially nonexistent. Your HIV fears are unwarranted.Donation Read more »

maybe I didnt roll the condom down all the way? Please help

I had sex with a sex worker and used a condom, I have a fairly girthy penis and I used a magnum to cover up, I rolled it down all the way that I could before it got to tight and wouldnt roll down any further, we had sex maybe 5min and I went to roll...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...juices came in contact with the base of your penis (or even part of the shaft) not covered by your Magnum condom, there is no risk, because HIV cannot permeate intact skin. You mentioned there were no cuts on your Mr. Happy so you can relax Max!... Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...squeeze it a little bit to look for any leak, which wasnt any, then into the garbage bowl. Is this a proper use? 2. is there any risk of hiv acquisition for touching the exterior side of the condom and manipulated it whit my hands? 3. Am I... Read more »

?Why not polyurethane (POLYURETHANE CONDOMS) (PROPER CONDOM USE)

HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not break..'.What about polyurethane and condoms made from other synthetic materials, as CDC states that they are equally effective in preventing spread of HIV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
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Condoms

...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
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Strangest but Truest Posts of 2009 in TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...my eyes, mouth and nose at work. Judging by the man's behavior, I believe he was masturbating behind the counter. What is my risk of contracting HIV? Should I get tested at the three-month mark? The Flavor Lasts, but What About the HIV? ... Read more »
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risk revelance

Posted by Anonymous
...Sexual Practices and Associated Risk of HIV Transmission Safer sex: extremely low- or no-risk practices Self-masturbation Touching, massaging, hugging, caressing Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 1 Reply
...i had vaginal sex with a woman at a massage parlor,i applied a condom before she touched me.i do not think i have any cuts on my penis,i fell out of her a few times and i reinserted myself my hand came into contact Read more »

Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but I hear that you cant contract HIV from that. First off, during sex I noticed that she had a scab on her leg and I know it touched against my leg, but I did not notice any blood on myself. Is it possible to get HIV from this? Next, after we... Read more »

INFECTED RESULTS..PLEASE READ

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bloodstream..fact. How could this have happened??? 2-The condom keeps HIV OUT. Proven over and over. 3-Was there a sore on the penis? 4-Was there another sore that was open and not visible ..under the penis, the scrotum something? 5-Was there a... Read more »