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Condom Leak And HIV Transmission Risk

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durex Stops Making Condoms With Nonoxynol-9 Due to Possible Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

SSL International , the maker of Durex condoms, has stopped producing condoms containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9, which in recent studies has shown that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 1/20). ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Leaking condom

If a condom does leak, is the male or female at risk for HIV or other STD's? AFter I had sex with an escort,I continued to have sex after ejaculation. I did not lose my erection and that's why I continued. It lasted for about five minutes...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.A condom must be removed immediately after ejaculation. This is because theman begins to lose his erection after ejaculation, and when this happens, thecondom is much more likely to leak or fall off. I find it... Read more »

leaked condom

after ejaculating. i took of my penis from her vagina immediately. i didnt took off the condom right away. i took it of after the erection was gone. i was lying on the bed. so the my cum leaked outside the condom. can it lead to a hiv transmission?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo because there was no direct exchange of body fluid.You are fine from this experience.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... 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 receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »

Leak from the base

Dear Shannon, If a man had protected sex with a woman, after ejaculation continued to thrust. The penis get weak, this results to leak from the base of the condom. Does the man risk getting HIV? I was told the HIV virus can transmit between the male...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe person more at risk at this point is the woman. As the fluid leaking out would then be entering her vaginal area and could be exposing her. If the man does not have any sores or cuts on his penis or his groin area the risk of transmission is... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Transmission via kissing and condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently met a wonderful and terric person whom I'd to get to know better. The only problem is this person is HIV+. We have gone out on a few dates and finaly kissed. I really like this person but I also want to take each and every precaution.

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Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »

HIV transmission

Posted by Bali, 3 Replies
Hi,
Had sex with prostitute using 2 condoms... condoms did not break also i did not ejaculate, it hardly for 5 mins and i was drunk wanted know what is the possibility of HIV and other std. Do i have to take any test? Read more »