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Handling Used Condom HIV Risk

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Condom handling

I have read through your site and find it such a wonderful resource. I will definitely be making a donation.I had sex with an escort and in the process of taking the condom off touched the outside of it with my hands. I then masturbated. I think my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Is it likely you contracted HIV? No, in fact it's extremely unlikely. I'd say your HIV risk is negligible. However, if you are worried or feel you've placed yourself at risk, get HIV tested at the three-month mark. Just realize... Read more »

Handling used condom and semen spillage

Hello Dr.Bob,I was picking some bits of rubbish up out of the hedge at the bottom of the back... Read more »

Handling condom after sex

I've been reading some of your answers to questions concerning vaginal fluids and the drying... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. However, condom use cannot provide absolute protection against any STD. The most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

VA Officials Grilled Over Botched Colonoscopies

On Tuesday, Veterans Affairs officials apologized before a House subcommittee looking into the handling of a hepatitis and HIV scare at VA health care centers in Miami, Augusta, Ga., and Murfreesboro, Tenn. A report finding that fewer than half of... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

I urge your kind/prompt reply !!! PLZ Cant handle

Posted by radicalhonesty, 2 Replies
Dear adviser,

First of all, I do appreciate your kind check and reply to my below case as soon as you have some time:

I did HIV test for my girlfriend on 27 June 2010 (Rapid and Eliza) both are negative.
she broke up with her ex on April 2010, she... 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 »

Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »