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How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Topping With Condom

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Condoms for Couples

But I feel awkward with them. How do I use condoms? How do I start talking about using condoms? When should I talk to my partner? Which condoms should I use? Step by step how to use a condom What if my partner says ... ?      "They're not romantic."      "You don't trust me."      "I don't use condoms."      "But we've been having sex without condoms."      "But I love you." Couples today need to know...
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Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments!Regarding your negative top-gun stud, condom failure does place him at some degree of risk for HIV. Certainly that you are on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your plasma HIV viral... Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your condom was in the car for two months? Wow, that's quite a dry spell, dude. Do you happen to resemble Dick Cheney or something like that?Your worries are unwarranted. Heat can denature latex, making it more likely to break. Luckily your... Read more »

is it true gay "tops" are less likely

I had unprotected sex while under the influence with someone I did not know was HIV positive. I am going to get tested still, but is there a better chance I did not contract it since I "topped". I fear that the dumb mistake I made while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The "bottom" (receptive) partner is always at greater statistical risk of acquiring HIV than the "top" (insertive) partner. This holds true for all types of penetrative sex -- oral, anal or vaginal; and also for all sexual... Read more »

questions about condoms (CONDOMS)

Ok 2 quick question, 1- Are condoms intergrity jeopardized when the condom is stored in extreme weather, such as extremely hot or extremely cold tempatures? I have kept mine in the glove box of my car and i just wonder if the extreme heat in there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Extremes of temperature can affect latex condom integrity. They should not be kept in hot glove boxes in cars. (See below.)2.Condoms can be used incorrectly in a variety of ways, beginning with using the incorrect condom for STD prevention!... Read more »
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recpetive anal sex, condom half in half out rectum

Posted by alphabetsoup, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

I met up with a guy in a bath house, I do not know his hiv status. We had sex, I was the receptive partner and I got on top while he lay down. We used a condom and some silicon lube. After a few minutes he came inside the condom, he then... Read more »

"The AIDS-like Disease Seldom Mentioned"

Posted by My3Cents
UK PROGRESSIVE published one of my letters about NON HIV AIDS.

This marked its 9th publication on 4 continents. This topic has been censored from mainstream media since 1992.

www.ukprogressive.co.uk/the-aids-like-disease-seldom-mentioned/article208... Read more »