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Aching After Vaginal Sex With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...of any age, gender, race, sexual orientation, or social or economic class can become infected. It is your actions (or the actions taken against you), that put you at risk. Answer the following questions: Have you ever had vaginal, anal, or oral sex without a condom? Have you ever shared needles or syringes to inject drugs (including steroids or hormones)? Are you uncertain of your partner's status or is your partner HIV positive? ...
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non latex condom

Hi Dr. Bob;My ex-boyfriend used a non latex condom a while back on me and good thing it did not break, however i understand that non latex condom does not pretect against HIV, however do you think it protected me some at all, or is non latex condoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »

pls help me--used condom with nonoxyl 9 (NONOXYNOL-9)

hi dr bobgreat health and thanks for being for all of us here.had protected vaginal sex with a girl of unknown status and condom remained intact.no cuts and bruises on the penis.so the risk remains non exsistent.(thats what you tell all of us).but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The problem with nonoxynol-9 is that it can cause irritation to the mucous membranes it comes in contact with (your partner's vagina or rectum), thereby increasing the risk for HIV transmission. (The increased risk would not apply to you since... Read more »

Protected sex but feeling unstable

Hi, Dr.I am having a really crazy anxiety even if I used a condom.I was in China for a 2 weeks business trip and had protected sex with a chinese sex worker. I was a little drunken at the time but remember I had condom on when I had vaginal sex. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anxiety and irrational fears of being HIV infected. Condom-protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex (or polyurethane) condoms are used properly and do not fail (break).If you remain worried (and clearly you are), get a single... Read more »

nonoxynol-9 increased the chance of getting STD ?

Hello Dr. Bob !I have a question : Does nonoxynol-9 condoms allow transmission of viruses ??? How can i know if a sexworker use a condom witout N-9 or with it ?Sexworker could also use lambskin condoms... How can i protect myself, cause i can not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom with nonoxyl 9 (NONOXYNOL-9)Apr 23, 2008 hi dr bob great health and thanks for being for all of us here.had protected vaginal sex with a girl of unknown status and condom remained intact.no cuts and bruises on the penis.so the risk remains... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual contact (vaginal, oral, or anal) from the time of your first genital symptoms until your symptoms are completely gone. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and... Read more »
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Extremely Anxious (Esmeralda and other experts)

Posted by fcj3, 1 Reply
...one day after that test I noticed sores on my penis and began freaking out once more, after going to my GP she prescribed me a vaginal cream to put on my penis since according to her was a fungal infection that went away a week after using the... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...The 12-week wait is just unbearable. In late September, I met with a female of unknown status for anonymous sex -- protected vaginal, unprotected oral. The oral lasted about a minute, and a day later, I developed a yeast infection on my penis... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The ONLY ways that HIV can be transmitted: * having unprotected sexual intercourse (vaginal or anal) with someone else who is HIV positive * direct blood contact, i.e. sharing needles with someone who is HIV positive, Read more »

broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...People, A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself as to what I have: 1. PN [burning palms & Read more »