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Getting HIV From Topping With Condom

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what are chances of getting Hiv with a condom?

I have a question The guy I have been having sex with is a HIV positive bottom.I'm a Top and HIV negative.what are my odds of getting HIV if I use a condom everytime with him and only a top with him?HIs count is also low to undetectable.What...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't have an estimated-risk statistic for the scenario you describe. However, what I can tell you is that HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how! Consequently, if you use a latex condom properly and it doesn't fail,... Read more »

Getting HIV if a condom isn't all the way on?

I don't know where else to go but I went to a swingers party Back in December 27th and I only had sex with one person. I didn't finish but she was on top and when she got off, the condom was still on me but just on the head of my penis and...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Unless there were actively bleeding cuts on the shaft of your penis I would not be concerned. In health,Richard... Read more »

getting hiv from being a top

i'm an hiv negative gay man who is having sex with a guy who is hiv positve. i'm circumcised and only top. the sex partner is on meds with a nondetectable VL. in spite of the risk of contracting the virus, i want to know if you can provide...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cognitive Dissident,There are no "exact statistical rates" for a cut top getting HIV from a Poz bottom, other than to say unprotected insertive anal sex with a person known to be HIV positive carries a significant risk and therefore... Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your condom was in the car for two months? Wow, that's quite a dry spell, dude. Do you happen to resemble Dick Cheney or something like that?Your worries are unwarranted. Heat can denature latex, making it more likely to break. Luckily your... Read more »
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my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok, heres the situation: back in october I met a guy online for sex. He came over to my house, supplied me with some condoms cause I didn't have any and had me top him. I used the condom and had sex with him but didn't ejaculate in the condom. A few... Read more »

condom slippage

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi, i was having sex, i mean making love to my beautiful girlfriend that i love very much. she was on top for maybe 5 min. when she got off (no pun intended) we noticed that the condom had slipped off. by the way my gf is poz. almost 5 years now. we... 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 perspective, I know it is a risk and I... Read more »

Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok everyone I have lost my mind wondering about this, let me ask you this. We started out with very heavy open mouth kissing with tounge and lip sucking. I do not know if she had any ulcers in her mouth, none that I could see at least and I would... Read more »