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How Do People Get Hiv When Using A Condom

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possible hiv transmission from hiv+ person with condom being the bottom

I am 20 years old. Last night I had protected anal sex with a guy who is HIV+. I was the bottom and he was the top. I found out after we had sex that he was HIV+ and he said his viral load is undetectable (not sure what that means). I am almost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question, HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Your HIV-transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent if latex condoms were used properly (including the proper lubricant) and did not fail (break). Unfortunately many folks don't... Read more »

Condom Broke with HIV positive person

I had sex with an anonymous partner last night (about 8 hours ago). He was HIV positive. He was... Read more »

Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan First Lady Says Young People Should Not Use Condoms to Avoid Contracting HIV

...chair of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS , on Thursday said that she is "not in favor" of promoting condoms as an HIV prevention method, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 5/18). "Those who are still... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Belgium: Cardinal Danneels Urges HIV-Positive People to Use Condoms

...Despite the Vatican's opposition to the use of condoms as a way to prevent HIV/AIDS transmission, Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels -- seen as a possible successor to the pope -- Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Tells People Worldwide That Condoms Do Not Prevent HIV Infection, Despite Scientific Consensus That They Do

...Members of the Roman Catholic clergy are telling people worldwide that condoms are permeable enough to allow HIV to pass through, despite scientific consensus that condoms are effective in preventing HIV Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in New Zealand Have High Condom Use Rates, Survey Says

... The majority of HIV-positive people in New Zealand use condoms during "casual" sex, according to a survey released on Friday by Jeffrey Grierson at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, Read more »
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Risk of hiv

Posted by Anonymous
...Any report reveals that people got hiv even using a condom Read more »

Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some Read more »

Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm Read more »

Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My question is one i havent seen - I used expired condoms. With a guy that likes to party. I also gave oral sex and no ejaculation in the mouth. Im scared to test. After incident i had Read more »