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Hiv Prevention Withdrawal

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USAID's Withdrawal of Funding for Central American HIV Prevention Programs Damaging, Letter to the Editor Says

USAID 's decision to decrease or cancel funds for some HIV prevention programs in Central America causes "damage" to efforts to control the spread of the virus "from high-risk groups to the general population," Jorge Saavedra, director general of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: AIDS Bodies Call for Withdrawal of Spermicide

Australian AIDS organizations last week called for the withdrawal of spermicides and lubricants containing nonoxynol-9 (N-9), which has been shown to increase the risk of contracting HIV. Nonoxynol-9 was designed as a spermicide about 50 years ago... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethiopian AIDS Research Center May Be Forced to Close Because of Withdrawal of Funding by Dutch Government

The Ethiopian-Netherlands AIDS Research Project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is facing closure after the Dutch government announced that it will withdraw its funding by December, researchers said yesterday, U.N. IRIN/ reports. The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Withdraw Method

How effective is withdraw method in preventing HIV infection to a negative female from a positive male?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Not effective! Don't do it! Cover your stump before you hump! (HIV can be found in precum.)Dr. Bob... Read more »

Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. What you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at... Read more »

condom withdrawal - risks

Could you explain what is the best way to withdraw a condom from a penis and clean/wash ourself after a protected intercourse with a woman?Is it risky if there are vaginal secretions on the penis base and on the condom? Is it risky (HIV/STD) if we...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFirst to remove the condom:Do this by firmly grasping the condom's opening near the base of the penis and sliding it towards the tip of the penis. Don't hold the condom so tight that it rips or tears. Much in the same way you rolled the... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 2 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2009)

Thanks for your quick response. I have to disagree too on one point. You said that HIV is 100% preventable which is correct but it ignores the nature of human beings. Let me explain. Many actually know the ways of transmission but this leads not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, I have to disagree with your disagreement!The statement that HIV is 100% preventable is completely true and has nothing to do with human nature! It's just a scientific fact that we could prevent all (or essentially all) HIV... Read more »
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Info on withdrawal and HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Spoke to someone on the UK AIDS National Helpline about possible risk from pre-ejaculate.
She gave me some figures from a study which involved 24 mixed-status couples who practised unprotected sex with withdrawal before ejaculation over a 12 month... Read more »

Does withdraw provide any protection?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a female and had unprotected sex with someone. I know him quite well, and his last test did show he was HIV negative.....that was in Feb/March.

When we did have sex, he pulled out. Odds are he's negative anyway, but if he was to be positive,... Read more »

Not withdrawing after ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous
I had protected sexual intercourse with a sex worker 1 month ago, and I didn't withdraw the insertion immediately, approximately 30 minutes later, would there be any consequences? And is it possible to encounter a tiny spot (like an ant bite) on... Read more »

Withdraw method???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just had a one time exposure I guess you could say. Unprotected vaginal intercourse with my ex boyfriend.

Last I knew, when he tested in early March, he was HIV negative. But then again, who knows (if anything) has happened since then. I don't... Read more »