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Do People Catch HIV From Topping With Condom

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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 and he was the top. I found out after we had sex that he was HIV+ and he said his viral load is undetectable (not sure what that means). I am almost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question, HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Your HIV-transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent if latex condoms were used properly (including the proper lubricant) and did not fail (break). Unfortunately many folks don't... Read more »

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... Read more »

Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...chair of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS , on Thursday said that she is "not in favor" of promoting condoms as an HIV prevention method, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 5/18). "Those who are still... 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

... A new HIV testing program in Kenya's Lurambi district is providing an insecticide-treated net to prevent malaria, no-cost condoms and a water filter to everyone who receives a test, DPA/ Bangkok Post reports. The campaign -- which aims to... 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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Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My question is one i 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 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 »

Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm Read more »

Risk of hiv

Posted by Anonymous
...Any report reveals that people got hiv even using a condom Read more »