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Do I Need To Get Tested If He Wore Condom

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My ex boyfriend wore a condom during sex. do I need to test??

Hello Dr. I had sex with my ex boyfriend with a condom that was used correctly. It was my first time. However I have constant anxiety and fear that maybe I have contracted something. I remember 2 weeks after that episode I caught a cold. Which led...
Richard Cordova III

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Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,If you used a condom and it did not break or fall off, then I do not think testing is warranted.In health,Richard... Read more »

can I get it from feces if i wore a condom

Dr. Bob-Please help me. I cannot find any conclusive information. I recently had Anal sex (i was... Read more »

i wore 2 condoms!!!!! please doct help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

dear dr.a week ago i had sex with a woman with unknown status, she gave me blow job with 1 condom... Read more »

Do HIV-Negative Gay Men Need Condoms if They're on PrEP? Here's What I Tell My Patients

Those of you who have read my blog know that I am on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce my risk for HIV infection . And more and more of my patients are also beginning to take Truvada (a pill combining the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Ed for Seniors: You Still Need Those Condoms

CDC reports that 15 percent of new HIV infections occur among those older than 50, a group that is expected to account for the majority of HIV patients by 2015. Experts say modern developments like Internet dating and erectile dysfunction... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms: Tried, Tested and True?

Since the beginning of the HIV epidemic, condoms have been a cornerstone of our HIV prevention efforts -- often promoted as the most effective way to prevent the sexual transmission of the virus. However, in the past few years the number of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gender Differences in the Prediction of Condom Use Among Incarcerated Juvenile Offenders: Testing the Information-Motivation-Behavior Skills (IMB) Model

The current study sought to evaluate the predictive value of the Information-Motivation-Behavior Skills (IMB) model of HIV prevention for sexually active juvenile offenders and to explore gender differences in IMB model constructs for condom use in... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry, my english is not so good. I need some answers. I when to see a prositute house with friends to hang out with no intention to have sex. Pursure suck! She gave me oral sex with a condom and later had vargianl intercourse. The next thing I know... Read more »

hole in condom; need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I was recently (2 weeks ago) the insertive partner in anal sex with an hiv+ individual. Anal sex with this man lasted about 1 minute tops. As I pulled out the condom, I realized that there was a hole near the tip of my condom (about 1.0 cm... Read more »

Getting tested tomorrow but I need an opinion and thoughts for some peace of mind. Please comment.

Posted by xrayvison, 3 Replies
My concern may just be fear and anxiety but here is my concern. I am a 22 year old male and In the past I have slept around some but I usually always have used protection with random hookups or flings. But there are a few times I haven't, or when I... Read more »

Encounters and test done..Do I need a test ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello Experts,

My possible exposure are as below along with testing history...Pls guide me Do I need further testing..?

Date Activity Exposure/Result

07/12/04 Condom Failure Failed protected Vaginal intercourse.
15/03/05 HIV Test Hiv-Negative
28/03/05... Read more »