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Hiv Safe Sex Practices

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

Safer Sex Why Practice Safer Sex? Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom Breakage Using Condoms During Oral Sex Condom Availability Using Dental Dams & Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and...
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please practice safe sex

I just found out that my HIV test are non reactive/negative. I can't describe how happy and relieved I am. I made a mistake last October 2004 when I had unprotected sex with someone that eventually gave me herpes and chlymidia. I felt I was so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,While I'm delighted to learn that your HIV tests are negative, I wonder about your "God has been kind enough to save me from HIV" comment. Hmmm . . . would that imply that he/she wasn't kind enough to save you from herpes... Read more »

Double Checking My Safe Sex Practices

Hi as a sexually active HIV+ person I'd like to double check with you my safe sex methods to make sure that I'm taking all the right precautions.Kissing - Double checking to make sure that I have no bleeding sores or open bleeding cavaties...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:It sounds like you are being extra diligent about your safe-sex practices. Keep up the good work!In health,Richard... Read more »

Thought safer sex practices were safe....

Dr. Frascino,I developed gonnorhea after mutual masturbation and some mild frottage (no cuts, sores, or bruises anyway). Never had anal or oral sex. This is very disappointing and frustrating, because I thought I played by the rules and followed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Disappointed in MO,No, if mutual masturbation and mild frottage were your only risks, you will definitely not be the "first reported case." Contracting gonorrhea and contracting HIV are two very different things. If you remain... Read more »

Do escorts really practice safe sex?

Dr. BobMost female escorts have protected intercourse, but give and receive unprotected oral sex. Oral sex is considered a low-risk exposure. However, wouldn't the cumulative effect of the many low-risk exposures be considered significant?SC...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello SC,Statistically the answer to your question is no. Many low risk exposures do not add up to a significant exposure, they add up to many low risk exposures. It's like flipping a coin. Each time you flip there is a 50% chance you land on... Read more »
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Is the practice safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Friend
I met a handsome guy and had sex with me. I was on the top and I did not use a condom. I did not ejaculate into my partner's anus. We had unprotected sex three times. Yeah, I was fool and I admit it. We have a relationship although we... Read more »

Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »


Posted by tym4usjohnny, 1 Reply
I am engaged to a wonderful man that has hemophilia and became HIV+ through blood products. I am HIV-. What exactly is SAFE SEX? As a nurse, I understand the "use a condom everytime", "avoid body fluids" jargon. I understand that we must use condoms... Read more »

Dr. Bob answered my question about safe sex!!!

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
I posted an "ask the expert" question to Dr. Bob, and he answered it. I copied it here.

Should we abstain from sex for now?
Mar 25, 2006

I am 44, had been monogamous with my husband 13 years, until an affair in late Dec./early Jan. when hubby and I... Read more »