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Do Condoms Always Help Against A Hiv Person

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Condom Broke with HIV positive person

I had sex with an anonymous partner last night (about 8 hours ago). He was HIV positive. He was the one on the anal receive end (I was the top and he was the bottom). I did use a condom, but the condom broke and I did ejaculate inside of him. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transpired since your exposure, PEP would no longer be recommended.The estimated per-act statistical risk for acquisition of HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) insertive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 6.5 per 10,000... Read more »

possible hiv transmission from hiv+ person with condom being the bottom

I am 20 years old. Last night I had protected anal sex with a guy who is HIV+. I was the bottom... Read more »

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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan First Lady Says Young People Should Not Use Condoms to Avoid Contracting HIV

...encourages condom use among youth to prevent the spread of HIV, Agence France-Presse reports. "Who gave the authority to the young people to be involved in sex before marriage?" Kibaki asked, adding, "Sex is not for people who are still in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in New Zealand Have High Condom Use Rates, Survey Says

... The majority of HIV-positive people in New Zealand use condoms during "casual" sex, according to a survey released on Friday by Jeffrey Grierson at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Program Distributes No-Cost ITNs, Condoms, Water Filters to People Who Receive HIV Tests

...receives a test, DPA/ Bangkok Post reports. The campaign -- which aims to administer HIV tests to 43,000 sexually active people ages 15 to 49 in the district -- is a joint project of Vestergaard Frandsen , the Kenyan Ministry of Health ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Belgium: Cardinal Danneels Urges HIV-Positive People to Use Condoms

...Despite the Vatican's opposition to the use of condoms as a way to prevent HIV/AIDS transmission, Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels -- seen as a possible successor to the pope -- Read more »
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Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...let women on this board know about a new storytelling project that's being launched by the Family Violence Prevention Fund for people with HIV/AIDS to share their experiences. If you've ever experienced any kind of reproductive coercion -- from... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...situation for the first time. what are my chances?. i was the top, but i did not use condom for the secnd time penetration. hiv status of the person is unknown. advise? Read more »

need your opinion....will help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...just penetration, and kissing. he told me he is negative, but he is single and go out every weekend to the gay bars to meet people. what are my changes of getting infected, if this person is poz. your opinion counts. thanks Read more »

condom use: which is safer?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply remove the old condom, wash your hands, and put on a new one, so that it will be in good shape for ejaculation 3. use 2 condoms from the beginning Please help, I am afraid of transmitting hiv to my partner, (as I am waiting for my test... Read more »