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Flipping Condom And Hiv Risk

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Really Flipped Back-PLEASE ANSWER (REALLY FLIPPED)

Hey Dr. Bob: How are you doing? Hope all is well with you. I am writing again due to becoming increasing scared.If you remember, I had the eye rubbing incident at work with hiv+tears (rubbed the inner corner). I know 3 months or 12 weeks is the time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Really Flipped,Welcome back to the forum. Sorry to hear you are still flipping!It seems from your post that you are getting very consistent advice from multiple physicians. I have advised you your risk is "remote . . . essentially... Read more »

Flipped got tested (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER, 2010)

Dr. Bob: Well, I did it! I got tested. I went at 81 days instead of 84-is that OK? Figured since I... Read more »

Flipped has questions about testing

Hi Dr. Bob: I'm BAAAACK and still worried. I have about 2 weeks to be tested(stepped on pin at... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lack of Condom Use, Ignorance Contributes to HIV Spread Among Young Muslims in Southern Thailand

Young Muslims in Thailand's southern provinces are at risk of contracting HIV because their religious beliefs oppose condom use and ignorance about sex is widespread, the Bangkok Post reports. Wannakanok Pohedaedao, a 25-year-old Muslim who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durex Stops Making Condoms With Nonoxynol-9 Due to Possible Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

SSL International , the maker of Durex condoms, has stopped producing condoms containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9, which in recent studies has shown that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 1/20). ... Read more »
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Flipping!!! Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Folks, Hope all is well with everyone--

I am flipping out right now. I had sex last night with this man and the condom busted. I am going to planned parenthood to get emergency contraception as I stopped taking the pill a month ago. I cannot... Read more »

Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms...

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
Day 11. It goes on. I get up, I read about symptoms. I check myself over.

11 days ago I had three encounters, all unprotected oral (receiving), plus protected vaginal. One of these was particularly dodgy. Since then, I have been a complete basket... Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »

Pep warranted/Great risk after brused Condom?

Posted by Capricornicus, 2 Replies
Dear all,

Today I had a sexual encounter where I was penetrated analy by a guy which claimed to be HIV-. We used three condoms to make sure there were not worn out. After penetrating me for 5 minutes with the last condom we noticed there was a whole... Read more »