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Can Expired Condom Cause Hiv Infection

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Gay sex w/ expired condom

Dr. I'm a guy and just had a one night stand with someone that penetrated me. He "came" inside but pulled out immediately after and disposed of the condom. Later I realized the condom was 3 years past the expiration! (Not usually so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The condom was three years past the expiration date??? Dude, either you've been buying your raincoats at Costco/Sam's Club in the "convenient and economical jumbo size," which contains 7,500 condoms or you had a really,... Read more »

expired condoms myths

hi recently had an encounter with a pro.. fully protected including oral sex but am afraid of condom failure cos she is very rough on me anyway we used the first condom which i took on and off.... the second condom is hers which she kept in her hand...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If a condom failed, you would definitely know it. It's not a subtle occurrence. When a condom pops, the stretched latex tears like a broken balloon and Mr. Happy comes shining through. I think you would have noticed this, right?Next, what... Read more »

Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments!Regarding your negative top-gun stud, condom failure does place him at some degree of risk for HIV. Certainly that you are on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your plasma HIV viral... Read more »

Expired Condom and Lotion

I recently had sex with a date using an expired condom. We used lotion as our lube. The condom did not break. I was the top. I know I shouldn't use expired condoms or lotion as lube. What is my risk level? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dude! Expired condoms and lotion (I'm assuming oil-based)????? You must really enjoy tempting fate!!!?! And you "know (you) shouldn't use expired condoms or lotion or lube" . . . hmmm . . . well, your common sense seems to... Read more »
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Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My question is one i havent seen - I used expired condoms. With a guy that likes to party. I also gave oral sex and no ejaculation in the mouth. Im scared to test. After incident i had severe joint pain. No sickness, did have weakness and trouble... Read more »

expired condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After an encounter with a sex worker, I read the package of the condom and saw that the expiry date was 5 May 2000. My question is how reliable will an expired condom be. I am very worried. Any comments appreciated.

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Potential Infection Through Natural Skin Condoms

Posted by DathanielTDK, 1 Reply
So here's my situation. Just under a week ago I hooked up with a woman I had never met, she basically coming up to me and asking if I'd like to "go party". I said sure, she told me to meet her in her hotel room. I went and got a condom out of my... Read more »

Expiration Date

Posted by Ronnie, 3 Replies
My milk has an expiration date, so does my soup, my medicines, and even me.

Sometimes, I don't think about it. Sometimes, it's the furthest thing from my mind. But, for some reason, today, while I was brushing my teeth - it entered my mind.

I'm on... Read more »