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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 »

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 »

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 »

Reuse of slipped off condom during withdrawal Please HELP!!!!!!!

Posted by Noctis_21, 2 Replies
Any of these risks?

I had sex about a month ago and one in December I think, both protected but wondering if there were risks in my actions. The first encounter I gave her oral only for like 20 seconds and had scabs on the corner of my finger. and... 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 before ejaculation

my husband is HIV+ and i -ve we always have unprotected sex but he always withdraws then ejaculates not in mehe is undetect and says i won't get HIV i live in poor country so i am no educationdo i have risk if anythanksjo ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jo,Yes, even if your HIV-positive husband withdraws before ejaculation, having unprotected sex places you at risk for acquiring the virus. Having an undetectable viral load and not ejaculating inside you may decrease the risk of HIV... Read more »

risk level of unprotected vaginal sex with withdrawal, polyurethane condoms

In your opinion, what is the risk level of exposure to HIV when one has unprotected vaginal sex using the withdrawal method? Obviously I know this should be avoided... Also, do polyurethane condoms protect one from HIV for those of us who are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Shastl,Polyurethane and latex condoms offer equal protection against HIV. You can read more about polyurethane condoms in the archives. They are indeed the best option for folks with latex allergy.Regarding withdrawal, coitus interruptus,... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Correlation Among HIV/AIDS, Early School Withdrawal, Teenage Marriage, Pregnancy Seen in Tanzania, Report Says

There is a "strong correlation" in Tanzania among HIV/AIDS, early school withdrawal and teenage marriage and pregnancy, according to a report conducted by the Tanzania Media Women's Association , IRIN/Reuters AlertNet reports. Girls at age 15 in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Research Center Withdraws Proposal to Conduct HIV/AIDS Experiments on Monkeys

The Yerkes National Primate Research Center last month withdrew its proposal to conduct HIV/AIDS research on sooty mangabeys, an endangered monkey species that carries a form of HIV, the AP/ Washington Post reports (Stobbe, AP/ Washington Post ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Reinstates Lawsuit Filed by HIV-Positive Men Against American Airlines for Withdrawing Job Offers

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday reinstated a lawsuit filed by three California men from whom American Airlines withdrew job offers as flight attendants because the men did not disclose their HIV-positive status, the San Francisco... Read more »
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 »