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How Do Girl Condoms Work?

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Working girl & a broken condom

Hello,I had sex with a working girl is Thailand, my condom broke & I pulled out within 20-30 seconds. My friend advised me to take PEP because Thailand is a high risk country. The hospital was reluctant to proscribe the drugs (saying it was low...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, the medications and dosages are appropriate for nPEP (nonoccupational post-exposure prophylaxis). A full course of treatment is 28 days and the medications should be started ASAP (and no later than 72 hours from the time of your exposure).... Read more »

Motorbike Adventures with working girls in Thailand!!

Hi Bob, I think your doing a great job spending your time helping us worry worts out and hence will... Read more »

Condoms work- they have saved me from STDs

hi Dr,I read your forum 2 years ago when I thought I had HIV just because I had sex with escorts.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

83 Percent of Girls in Nigerian Capital Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: Official

In a televised interview on Thursday, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said the majority of girls who work in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, carry condoms to protect against HIV. Osotimehin, chairperson of the National Action Committee Against AIDS, did not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Girls, Women Trafficked in Asia for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Report Says

Young women and girls in Asia who are trafficked for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor, according to a report released by the United Nations Wednesday at the 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific , the... Read more »
White House

Establishing a Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Establishing a Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender-related Health Disparities Throughout our country, the spread of... Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

Progress to Date: President's Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender-Related Health Disparities

Violence is common in the lives of women and girls living with, and at risk for, HIV/AIDS, and the Obama Administration is working to address these intersecting issues. In March 2012, the President issued a Presidential Memorandum creating the... Read more »
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Two very different girls

Posted by grcboy77, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I have been sexually inactive for 2 years. During the last two months I had vaginal intercourse with 2 girls both using a condom. One told me she had 16 previous partners but has always used protection. The other told me she had 8 but... Read more »

Newly diagnosed girl is pushing me away.

Posted by LUVmyHIVposGIRL, 10 Replies
Greetings,

First off, let me say how comforting your website has been since my girlfriend and I found out she is HIV+. The best thing I have done for myself it to get educated as much as possible about HIV. I went from hysteria to relative calm the... Read more »

Girl on girl rubbing

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
I'm 16 years old and think i made a big mistake. I had sex with another girl 3 months ago. She's 25 and I don't know much about her sexual history.

She's my Dad's neighbor and one weekend while I was visiting him I went to her apartment. One... Read more »

do condom really work ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
people are getting infected and they say they had no exposure to a person with HIV maybe they got it from Kissing or even sex with a condom ? or sitting in the hot tub or bathroom shower in a health club floor.
Since these people are getting infected... Read more »