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Condom Popped Scared I Have AIDS

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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
...a condoms as in the archives it says if condoms are used correctly there is no chance of HIv transmission. Now this is what scares me, after she gave me oral I checked to see there were no breaks, and I didn't think there were because it appeared... Read more »

correct informations (CONDOMS)

Hi, Dr. Bob!I was talking about latex condom and vaseline which would be used sometimes also by... Read more »

sick of virginity (CONDOMS)

I am a 30 year old virgin and tired of it. I have had girlfriends but they only wanted to kiss and... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...let's use mine,'" Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity, said. "Many experts, however, disagree," fearing instead, "that by offering yet another choice, the government's move may only distract from other drug and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Anti-AIDS Campaigners Now Turn to Positive Advertising

...Social psychologists cite the theory of cognitive dissonance to explain how people react to fear-based messages. Confronted by a frightening message, experts say, a person engaged in high-risk sex may seek to resolve the conflict by downplaying... 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 »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I know is very very dumb now for lube. i did not notice the condom was broken when he pulled out. If the condom broke, would I be able to notice it? It looked like it was intact,... 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 »