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Condom Effectiveness Against Hiv In Homosexuals

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimating the Risk of HIV Transmission From Homosexual Men Receiving Treatment to Their HIV-Uninfected Partners

The current study was designed to determine how the risk of transmission from HIV-infected gay men receiving antiretroviral treatment relates to patterns of patient monitoring and condom use. A stochastic mathematical simulation model was... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

The Indian Supreme Court's Decision to Recriminalize Homosexuality: The Impact on HIV

Indians take to the street to protest the Supreme Court decision recriminalizing homosexuality. (Photo: ThinkProgress) In 2009, the Delhi High Court overturned Section 377 of the Indian Constitution, a colonial-era law stating that same-sex... Read more »
Ask the Experts

While on PEP, can i still transmit a virus to another negative homosexual

Hi Doctor, I always practice safe gay sex However I had an unprotected gay sex encounter with a guy who bragged about getting laid by more than 200 different people and celebrities. Since he was insisting for the night and I was excited we drank...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "always practice safe gay sex," except apparently for unprotected "rape the kiddo . . . violent anal sex with rapid and deep thrusts intended to cause agony and trauma to the anus . . . fisting . . . deep throating . .... Read more »

I had threesome with homosexuals who do not have aids will I get aids?

I had threesome with homosexuals who do not have aids please help will we get aids?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe short answer is if no one has HIV then there is no risk of transmission.The long answer is when was the last time everyone was tested, did everyone use condoms? There is not only a risk for HIV but also all of the other sexually transmitted... Read more »

Effectiveness of condoms (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

I am confused good doctor...you said HIV can't penetrate a condom no, way no how....why does The CDC website say its only 85% effective. They say that it still possible to get HIV. I googled it and I see everything from 98% to 80%. I know...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've addressed this topic numerous times before and have nothing new to add. See below.Dr. Bobcondoms aren't totally safe (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)Jan 10, 2007 I don't really have a queston but rather a statement. i'm a... Read more »

i'm homosexual and like Trannies . Question

Dear Sir !Some friends recomanded your site for my question about risk for HIV, other viruses maybe... I'm bi- or homosexual , 30 old boy, living in Germany and visited last weel a shemale (sex worker). I gave her a handjob, without condom for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tomas from Germany,Welcome to the forum.Your walk on the wild side with the she-male sex worker was indeed very safe. Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent.So, whether you're doing the horizontal mattress mambo with trannies or grannies... Read more »
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Bisexuals/Homosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is directed ONLY to those bisexual/homosexual men who date women. STOP infecting women! For whatever reason you abandoned your first choice of having sex with men, fearing HIV is a reason, and you decided to get your pleasure from women who... Read more »

is poz for homosexuals?

Posted by howard, 2 Replies
Why am i not getting responses fom heterosexual people. i live in cleveland ohio where there are plenty of gay gangsters and people straddling the fence when it comes to sexual behavior. the down low does exsist and its a problem for my sisters that... Read more »

Homosexuality and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Of new infections among men in the United States, CDC estimates that approximately 60 percent of men were infected through homosexual sex, 25 percent through injection drug use, and 15 percent through heterosexual sex. Of newly infected men,... Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
According 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 »