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Do People Get HIV From Condom Inside Out

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Semen inside condom

One night, i found a condom on the floor in my room, i suspect that my dog found it somewhere. I picked up the condom with my hand without using gloves. I did not have any visible cuts on my hand. Is it possible for the HIV virus to enter my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
People do not get infected with HIV through casual contact. Also, intact skin provides and effective barrier against HIV (I'm not sure why you are concerned about the skin under your fingernails).Even if there was HIV infected semen in the... Read more »

Condom came off inside her.

Dear Doctor Bob,About a week ago I saw a sex worker in Los Angeles when she was on top of me and we... Read more »
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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, the New Zealand Herald reports. Grierson surveyed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Tells People Worldwide That Condoms Do Not Prevent HIV Infection, Despite Scientific Consensus That They Do

Members of the Roman Catholic clergy are telling people worldwide that condoms are permeable enough to allow HIV to pass through, despite scientific consensus that condoms are effective in preventing HIV transmission, London's Guardian reports... 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 -- urged HIV-positive people to use condoms if they have sex. Danneels... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece Says

There is "nothing 'highly effective' about condoms when it comes to protecting young people from STDs," Shepherd Smith, president of the Institute for Youth Development , a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit group that advocates risk avoidance... Read more »
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Condom came off inside of me. What do I do

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had sex with a guy I barely know. While screwing me I asked him to stop for a restroom break. I noticed that he did not have a condom on anymore. I found the condom inside of me. He had not cum yet. But we had been screwing for about 20mins. What... Read more »

Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »

Condom stayed inside

Posted by ivan122333, 1 Reply
I had protected sex with a woman i dont know. At a certain point the condom was half way out then i finished and when i pulled out the condom stayed in. What do i do now. When should i get tested and what do u think is the risk? Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... Read more »