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Chances Of Getting HIV From Touching Used Condom

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Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It
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please answer my question,will provide 100$ to ur organisation very soon

dear Dr BOB, i am rahul, male, 28, last week getting drunk, i had been to a brothel. i met a prostitute. she put condom on my penis.then i told her to put another condom over it & she did.after having sex, she removed my condoms. here what worries...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would have gotten much worse as you stretched it across your throbbing tallywhacker.)2. Essentially nonexistent, assuming the condoms were used properly and did not fail (break).3. Negligible, at best.Dr. Bob Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter on HIV sexual prevention. I'll Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...allow me to say my previous sexual encounter was May 10 of this year. This last Wednesday (August 13), I went in for my 90-day HIV screening - nice and negative. Or as you might say, "Whoo Hoo!" Someone new Ive been dating and I finally decided... Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm a female who has recently become involved in a sexual relationship with a new boyfriend. He told me he doesn't have any STD's, but I have always been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for as much information as I can find and process. I understand people's fears, but somehow I grow tired of the "5 years ago I touched a handkerchief that a prostitute had used to wipe her butt, I washed my hands with bleach 432 times after that... Read more »
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The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

... CCCC #1: Condoms break. Many folks writing in about HIV-transmission risk often tell me their condom broke, when in reality they actually never used one. It is just less guilt inducing Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...You can also use a female condom to protect the vagina or rectum during intercourse. Fact Sheet 153 has more information on condoms. Lubricants can increase sexual stimulation. They also reduce the chance that condoms or other barriers will... Read more »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One

...years back a dude named Sergio-Gaylord (really, that's how he signed his post) wrote to me in The Body's forum Safe Sex and HIV Prevention concerning the subject of "man-bag condoms"! He wrote: Hey Dr. McHandsome, I'm about to enter into... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Catholics and Condoms: Why What the Pope Says Matters

... Introduction What Do Catholics Think? The Church's Work in AIDS A Powerful Lobbyist Condoms4Life Introduction During his 2009 trip to Cameroon, a country with an HIV prevalence rate of over 5%, Pope Benedict Read more »
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need advice

Posted by bobbydiditagain, 1 Reply
...Dear Friends, I will really appreciate if you can advice me what are my chances of getting HIV - I had a call girl in Malaysia on 8th Nov 09, she gave me oral unprotected sex for few seconds then she put the condom on my Read more »

touched a condom then myself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...documented cases of transmission like this it is a theoretical possibilty. And finally even if you did touch yourself after you touched a condom that may or may not have been in contact with someone who may or may not have had hiv and that there... Read more »

About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...as obsessive-compulsive disorder. It's a shame that he doesn't realize that this disease is more real in his own life than HIV ever could be, and how damaging the effects of OCD can be. This is my first time (and only time) posting, and I hope... Read more »

A question

Posted by Anonymous
...Im new to this board and was wondering whether it is possible to get HIV through touching a condom while taking it off and spreading contaminated fluids to, say, any kind of cut, such as a papercut. What are my chances of getting Read more »