Can You Get AIDS By Having Protected Sex With A Person With AIDS?

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Protected Sex with HIV+ Person

Dear Doctor:I am (very very) concerned about something that recently happened to me. On November 28 I had protected receptive anal sex with a man who subsequently told me he was HIV positive. He came inside me (with the condom on). I went to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...happened! Twenty-five percent of the over one million HIV-positive Americans are completely unaware they even have the virus!3.Protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

...anal/vaginal intercourse with partners of the same HIV status showed that older age and less alcohol use were associated with greater protected sex. "In addition, HIV super-infection beliefs predicted protected sexual behavior over and above... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: HIV/AIDS Data Prompt New Warning on Safe Sex

...notification rates were in the 25-34 years age group." According to Young, the figures emphasize the need for people to practice safe sex. Investments in HIV/AIDS prevention and education campaigns must continue at the state and national level,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...pretty much guaranteed that other people have worried about the same thing. In fact, TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...donot need them for birth control. However, condoms can prevent STD transmissionat any age. It is best for couples to discuss "safe sex" before passions affect good judgment. (See TWP info sheet called Negotiating for Condom Use ) Remember... Read more »
Related Topics