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Condom Popped Scared 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 »

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 »
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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

...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 »
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 »

Scared

Posted by soscared21, 7 Replies
...lymph nodes on the left side of my neck feel slightly swollen (not hurting) but just like they're making my neck stiff. I'm so scared. The rash and weight loss in combination with the neuro symptoms and the one day flu are making it impossible... Read more »