Can Use Of Condoms Stop Hiv Infection
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,This question comes up fairly frequently. At this point in time, we still recommend condoms to prevent the possibility of superinfection (dual infection). (See below.)Dr. Bob Resuming sex after recent diagnosis (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION)... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,This is definitely a "red light stop" situation.Unprotected sex between two poz partners is still risky business. The findings of the recent PrEP study do not alter this risk whatsoever. One of the fears of HIV educators is that the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,A broken-condom incident with blood noted on your Mr. Happy does place you at some degree of risk for HIV. That your positively charged partner has an undetectable viral load significantly decreases, but does not totally eliminate the... Read more »
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Posted by ademalu, 1 ReplyWell 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 came out negative. Had QL DNA... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesAccording to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesaye carumba...
i've been so scared for the past few weeks, I can barely function... just looking for a little advice... i know no one here can diagnose me for sure, only an hiv test 6 or 12 weeks out can do that...
i was the bottom (i'm a guy) partner... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replieshello. 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?
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