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Bronchitis After Vaginal Sex Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is 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 area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a...
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condom break, am worried extreamly

dear doctoram very worried and passing my hard time. its really hard to pass even a second.i had vaginal sex with csw about a week ago after 3 years. and during the sex she said condom has been broken, i didnt realized it and i immediately pull out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit... Read more »

Very Worried about vaseline and a condom!!!

Hi Doctor,So I have recently learned that vaseline can compromise the integrity of a male condom from reading this website. i now feel like an idiot as i had receptive anal sex with a condom but a healthy amount of vaseline. would i have noticed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried in Miami,That oil-based products like Vaseline are incompatible with latex condoms is something that should be taught in all science-based sex education classes. Not having basic facts such as these can result Read more »

Condom breakage has gotten me Worried

DocI live in Thailand, and have regularly visited massage parlors here and engaged in sexual activities. I must have had atleast 50 such encounters.I believe I have practiced safe sex always, Blow jobs with condoms only, penetrative sex with condoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Dry lips would not significantly increase your risk of acquiring HIV from kissing.Broken-condom sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. If there was a significant HIV risk, I'd recommend beginning Read more »

Condom broke exposing my turkey now i'm worried sick (HIV STATISTICS)

Hello Doc. Hopefully you can help me with my fears. Eight days ago I had protected anal sex with another gay male of unknown HIV status. I was the top. After completion, which lasted less than five minutes, I pulled out and noticed the condom i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relative risk. For instance, unprotected receptive anal sex is approximately 10 times more risky than unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex, which in turn is approximately 10 times more risky than unprotected insertive oral sex. I hope that... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be transmitted when infected fluid gets into someone's body. You... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Well here is my situation had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 Read more »

Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...made many relations here with women (normal or prostitutes) and i was so careful everytime of using a good and known type of condoms and i was also very careful when i was installing it in order to make safe sex and i thank my god that it never... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...in such destructive behavior and in this situation I let my guard down. Again he was inside of me for a few seconds without a condom so I just want to know if I'm postive or not. I'm really scared and this is my first time telling anyone about... Read more »

so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...my boyfriend for 2 of those years. I am now scared that i may have infected him with the virus. we were having sex when the condom broke. He didn't pull out immediately. About 2 weeks after this he got really sick. He has been sick for about a... Read more »