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Can I Get Infected Without A Condom

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Married Guy in NYC infected when condom ripped....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
So I just got the news that I am POZ, and I am in the process of breaking it to my wife. The guy was named B_______ and the condom ripped. He said it had never happened to him before, but I recently came across another guy who had a similar... Read more »

Married Guy in NYC infected by guy when condom ...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
So I was infected by a guy named B_____ who swore he was neg, and then the condom broke. I came across another guy who had the same experience with
B_____ in NYC... he swore he was neg, and then the condom broke. So I'm wondering if anybody... Read more »

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 »

Condoms, chance of infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hello. i have slept with 2 women in the past year. I used condoms every time and didn't have a breakage or slip ever. No oral. What is my risk level? thanks a million can you get it from taking the condom off?

Robb Read more »

am i infected? cut on frenulum after removing condom

Posted by spread
I had protected sex with a local sex worker.
After i had a protected sex, using condom, i removed the condom using my bare hands. The condom was wet with vaginal fluids, and i touch it making my fingers wet with vaginal fluids. Immediately After... Read more »
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Possibility of HIV infection when condom broke down

had a vaginal sex with girl (Commercial) on Friday. during the second course I found that the condom was broken and immediately i removed my penis and ran to bathroom and cleaned a little only with confusion. I discontinued the session and came out...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is there but incredibly low. Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. It's also harder for women to pass the virus to men but it is still possible.... Read more »

risk of infection with condoms

what are the chances of a positive male infecting a negative female during intercourse with a condom every time?...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
When a condom is used consistently, the risk of infection is very low. Studies have repeatedly shown that consistent and CORRECT condom use prevents the transmission of HIV within mixed status couples, in most cases. Nobody can tell you that it is... Read more »

Can anybody infect a condom with hiv virus...??

I went to a prostitute and there i was looted of my purse and then i was told to do sex with a prostitute . She put 2 condoms on my penis (which was in flaccid state due to fear of getting robbed) . It was nt erect and when i tried to penetrate the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm sorry you had to experience this situation. There are a couple of things that you need to know about your situation. First because there was no penetration and no direct exchange of body fluid than there is no risk of HIV. Also just for... Read more »

Infection From condom

Dear Dr. Bob,Hello, I have been wanting to ask this for a long time and need an answer from someone like you. This will seem very bizarre, but this is no joke. Almost two years ago, I was walking home from school and found a sealed condom on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Just how young are you? I think the first time I "played" with a condom was when I was 13. So you "can't scratch your head without thinking you'll pass on the disease?" Which "head" are you scratching... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colombia and Canada: Teens Taking Online Sex Ed Course Have Reduced Sexually Transmitted Infections, Improved Condom Use

Researchers have discovered a more effective solution to teaching sex education. A team of researchers from the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto, and Yale University, using researchers in South America, studied the behavior and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

Unprotected sex remains the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the current study. The authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Catholic Church Debate Over Use of Condoms to Prevent HIV Infection

The Los Angeles Times on Friday examined the "quiet but intense debate" within the Catholic Church over the use of condoms to prevent HIV infection (Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times , 2/4). Last month, Spanish Bishops Conference spokesperson Bishop... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Does a Choice of Condoms Impact Sexually Transmitted Infection Incidence? A Randomized, Controlled Trial

The authors investigated whether providing a choice of condoms would increase condom acceptability and self-reported use and decrease incident STD infection. The researchers randomized 414 men in Jamaica who presented with urethral discharge: Some... Read more »