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Do People Catch AIDS From Condom Broke Anal

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy) has decreased overall mortality from HIV, it has not reduced the incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). 4 And, since it is spread through sexual skin-to-skin contact, condom use only partially reduces the risk of transmission. Other factors that increase the risk of anal cancer include a high number of sex partners, and use of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. Although many men have no...
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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
...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 exposures.Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chance to keep up with the BBS chatter. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The old, and I do mean old, myth that latex condoms are no better than fishnet stockings in preventing HIV transmission has become a MTND (myth that never dies),... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for catching it? I saw some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Today and there was a doctor on there who stated that condoms are only 80% protective against HIV. I have always had protective anal sex - no condoms breaking. I have heard I am at close to zero risk - but this doctor "chic" on The Today show... Read more »

Anal Sex Condom Broke

Hi Doc,Your website truly is great, and I, like everyone else here, truly appreciate everything you're doing.70 hours ago I had sex with a prostitute in Thailand. Recieved unprotected oral, had protective vaginal, and protective anal. However,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello DM,You broke two condoms during the same sex act? Hmmm . . . that's highly unlikely. Possible explanations include: (1) the condoms were defective, (2) Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Female Condoms Prevent HIV, So Why Aren't They Marketed to Gay and Bi Men?

...articulating their feelings about it. Gordon encourages them to speak candidly about their practices, which for many include anal sex. Recently Gordon decided to conduct an informal experiment. Actually, more of an "I wonder what would happen... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and water- or silicone-based lubricant (lube) to prevent the condom from breaking.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host. Can I get HIV from anal sex? Yes. In fact, unprotected (without a condom) anal sex (intercourse) is considered to be very risky behavior. It is possible for either sex partner to become... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...days, but the health center was not offering rapid fire 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... Read more »

Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...According to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention methods that work but also, the presidents... Read more »