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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

chronic throat irritation hiv symptom?

Posted by anxious66, 2 Replies
hello, im sure you're all aware of my risk, unprotected oral msm me giving, one minute max, no ejaculation, highly doubt there was precum

tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo, was told this is deifinately conclusive, and was not even told to... Read more »

condom broke can cause HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I had weared the condom but I didn't put in. I was just rubbing my penis with her thyes but unfortuntely the condom broke. But there was no fluid or pre cum was there.
Now I found after 4 weeks that there very very small ulcer (pin head size)... Read more »

Broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A few months ago I broke up with a long term girlfriend. Since I was single again, I decided to get a complete std check since we use to have uprotected sex occasionally. 4 days before my scheduled test I ended up having protected sex with a... Read more »

Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok everyone I have lost my mind wondering about this, let me ask you this. We started out with very heavy open mouth kissing with tounge and lip sucking. I do not know if she had any ulcers in her mouth, none that I could see at least and I would... Read more »
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can hiv pass through irritated skin from shaving?

I asked you this question twice in the past week and still have yet to receive an answer. What kind of doctor are you? Judging by people's responses, I guess I have to give you a "donation" before you even consider answering my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll make just a few quick points:1. My time and efforts here are voluntary.2. I do run a foundation that provides crucial service to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. We've raised about 1.5 million to date. 3. Donations... Read more »

Allergic to Latex (CONDOMS, USING CONDOMS, LAMBSKIN CONDOMS)

I am allergic to Latex which seems to be the only type of condom that protect.Is this true? Are there any other alternatives? I read that lambskin does not protect........
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. BobMy girlfriend is allergic to latex, so we can't use a condom. What other protection is there?Nov 28, 2003 Hello, I'm a teen virgin and so... Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your condom was in the car for two months? Wow, that's quite a dry spell, dude. Do you happen to resemble Dick Cheney or something like that?Your worries are unwarranted. Heat can denature latex, making it more likely to break. Luckily your... Read more »

Another question and problem caused by Bush's abstinence policy (PROPER CONDOM USE)

Basically, I'm 19, and we never had sex ed in high school. Specifically I never learned how to use a condom. I go off to college and I start dating this girl. Now the reason I am worried is that one of her ex's was found to be HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You never had sex education in high school and now you're in college and "worried out of (your) mind "that you may have contracted HIV "due to not being taught how to use a condom properly." Yours is another prime example... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Requests Emergency Order of 45 Million Condoms From PEPFAR

A condom shortage in Kenya caused by high demand and procurement bottlenecks has forced the country to request an emergency order of 45 million condoms from PEPFAR, Kenyan health officials said Wednesday, Agence France-Presse reports. According to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Price Increases in Ukraine Cause Concern About Spread of HIV, Other STIs

Recent increases in condom prices in Ukraine have led some advocates to express concerns about a possible corresponding rise in the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, Russia Today reports. Since October 2008, the price of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Conduct Surveys About STI, Pregnancy Prevention Language on Condom Packaging

FDA plans to survey 1,200 people in shopping malls nationwide on their understanding of a condom's efficacy in preventing sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and unplanned pregnancies based on current labeling, the agency said on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Laura Bush Calls U.S. Global HIV-Prevention Effort "Very Fair Divide" Among Abstinence, Faithfulness, Condoms

First lady Laura Bush on Sunday called the U.S. global HIV-prevention effort "a very fair divide," saying, "The whole plan all along has been Uganda's plan which is the ABC -- abstinence, be faithful and the correct and consistent use of condoms,... Read more »