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Handling Used Condom HIV Risk

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...squeeze it a little bit to look for any leak, which wasnt any, then into the garbage bowl. Is this a proper use? 2. is there any risk of hiv acquisition for touching the exterior side of the condom and manipulated it whit my hands? 3. Am I... 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... Read more »

PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am... Read more »
Articles
The Body

"You Can't Handle the Truth!": Gay Men and HIV Education

...education should be conceived as "harm reduction." It's virtually impossible to make sex "safe," if by that we mean entirely free of risk. So the goal of HIV education should be to assist gay men in making intelligent, informed decisions... 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Does Watching Bareback Porn Increase Your HIV Risk?

...depicting extreme, often violent, sex acts that tear performers' rectal, oral and/or vaginal tissues, thereby increasing the risk of HIV transmission. According to Dr. Wyatt, several years ago her research team tried to inform the clinics that... Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »

Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Well I practice safe sex all the time but now I am giving it up altogether. Screw it ,nothing is safe enough for me anymore. Condoms are the best but not as safe as I thought. Damn, this virus!!!!!! Condoms even when used 100% safe seem to not... Read more »

IamStupidSometimes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Had a one time encounter with a hooker. I was very drunk and I am very regretfull. She gave me a condom I put it on and she provided lub. Not certain of the lubrication product but it did come in a pump (looked like hand lotion Read more »

condoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has there ever been a case where the condom did not break or slip off and a person still got infected??? ive read that condoms are not 100% but in wut way? are they 100% Read more »