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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Topping Without Condom

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Latino Adolescents Receiving Culturally Adapted HIV Prevention Course Less Likely to Have Sex, More Likely to Use Condoms, Study Says

Latino adolescents who are given a culturally specific HIV prevention and sex education course are less likely to have intercourse and more likely to use condoms than Latinos who do not receive the course, according to a study published in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's NACO Likely to Support Effort to Set Up Condom Vending Machines at Railway Stations Across Country

Advocates are calling on India's National AIDS Control Organization to support an effort to set up condom vending machines at railway stations across India, the Hindustan Times reports. NACO is expected initially to lobby for the implementation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People More Likely to Use Condoms With Casual Partners Than With Main Partner, Study Says

Young people are more likely to use condoms with a casual sex partner than with their main partner, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health , the New York Times reports (Nagourney, New York... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

Insertive top condom broke after ejaculation

While haveing saex with a guy he was the bottom i was the top, i went to grab lube but it was massage oil and the condom broke. I noticed it when I pulled out and there was no semen in the condom. I began to panic and so did he. He asked me if i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Massage oil is not compatible with latex condoms. It can denature the latex, making it more likely to fail (break), as you found out. Your HIV risk would be equivalent to unprotected insertive anal sex. Regarding PEP, post-exposure prophylaxis... Read more »

Condom after Bare Insertion (BAREBACKING TOP/POSSIBLE INFECTION)

Hi Doc, Ive read many of the realted topics but mine is a bit special...Im 20, and i live in the philippines and ive had 9 sexual encounters since i was 18. 4 intially women then the latter 5 men. Ive tested negative on all 3 hiv tests prior to last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Juan,Your HIV-acquisition risk, despite the brief encounter and being the top guy, remains significant. Barebacking is risky business, top or bottom! Developing fever and other symptoms two weeks after your encounter and subsequently having... Read more »
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FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »

wut is it like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HI everyone... i was just wondering what it is like to live in your position. I dont see how you can go on fighting for your lives and stuff. i would really like to hear from u, and please dont be offended by this.. thanx, bye.. email me at... Read more »

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 »

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 severe joint pain. No sickness, did have weakness and trouble... Read more »