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Condom Leak Risk Of Getting AIDS

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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 »

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... 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... Read more »
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Saving 'Face' and 'Othering': Getting to the Root of Barriers to Condom Use Among Chinese Female Sex Workers

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"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... Read more »
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Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

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Pep warranted/Great risk after brused Condom?

Posted by Capricornicus, 2 Replies
Dear all,

Today I had a sexual encounter where I was penetrated analy by a guy which claimed to be HIV-. We used three condoms to make sure there were not worn out. After penetrating me for 5 minutes with the last condom we noticed there was a whole... Read more »

Condom use and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi...I was just wondering about the use of condoms and the incidence of HIV. I was raped by some drunk guy about a month ago, he was wearing a condom, took it off half-way through, and put another one on. From what I remember, nothing leaked out,... Read more »

Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »

Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
Morning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!

This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »