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Condom Leak Afraid I Have HIV

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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 repost below a small sample of what you'll Read more »

Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Time Examines Debate Over Using Female Condom to Fight HIV/AIDS in Uganda

...decision to use money from the U.N. Population Fund to purchase and distribute 100,000 female condoms to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. Supporters of the government's plan say female condoms increase a woman's ability to negotiate with her partner.... Read more »
The Body

Fear and HIV Prevention Shouldn't Mix

...commissioner for the NYC DOHMH's Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control told FishbowlNY , "Silence is no solution." The use of fear is not new when it comes to HIV prevention, and when looking at how far (or not far) we have come in the past... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Zimbabwe, Hair Salons Promote Female Condom Use to Protect Against HIV

...comfortable purchasing the condom at a salon. "Many clients say they could not buy the condom from shops and pharmacies for fear of being ridiculed by other shoppers as prostitutes or immoral," said hairdresser Memory Mabhena. "But now that it is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...feelings about their body and their health. It may be difficult to feel attractive and have a normal romantic relationship. Fear of transmitting HIV can cause an excess of caution. This might even stop all sexual activity. Review the... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...havent seen - I used expired condoms. With a guy that likes to party. I also gave oral sex and no ejaculation in the mouth. Im scared to test. After incident i had severe joint pain. No sickness, did have weakness and trouble breathing. My... Read more »

Another HIV from condom question

Posted by hetero, 1 Reply
...of the low-risk activity of having protected sex, eventhough everyone here has stated that there is absolutely no risk. My fears still seem to surface after sex where I think through the sexual activity, and whether I may have been accidentaly... Read more »

Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Well I practice safe sex all the time but now I am giving it up altogether. Screw it ,nothing is safe enough for me anymore. Condoms are the best but not as safe as I thought. Damn, this virus!!!!!! Condoms even when used 100% safe seem to not... Read more »