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How Safe Is Protected Sex

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how safe is protective sex

dr.bob I had sex with a sex worker at a house in spain. I used two rubber during sex and one during oral sex is there a worry about transmitting hiv. The rubber stay in tack the entire time a little worried please response thanks.ps will get a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV cannot pass through a properly used latex condom. It really is just as simple as that. If you want to get an HIV test, wait for 3 months following any potential exposure. However, from what you told me, testing is not necessary, as there... Read more »

Is Safe sex ....Safe...Australian Legal Hookers?

HI Dr. I have written to you recently about safe sex with Aussie legal brothel workers. I am just... Read more »

Allergic to Latex condoms and Protected Oral Sex (LATEX ALLERGY AND SAFE SEX)

Doctor, i had protected insertive oral sex with a CSW two weeks ago for 10-15 minutes. I have a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Three in Four Congolese Practice Safe Sex: Survey

...Official survey results released Tuesday show three in four young people in Congo claim to practice safe sex to protect themselves against STDs. According to a poll of 2,423 people, conducted in December 2002 by the Congolese government Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Safe-Sex Education? Schools Say No

...day, of whom 10 are younger than 18. Betty Cockrum, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Indiana, said instructing teens on safe sex can protect them from STDs and pregnancy. "Let's teach them to wait, but if they decide that's not what... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Movie Documents Three Men's Efforts to Promote Safe Sex During Onset of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Early 1980s

...Times examined the documentary movie "Sex Positive," which chronicles the lives and efforts of three men who sought to promote safe sex during the early years of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. According to the Times , late singer-songwriter Michael... Read more »
kaisernetwork.org

Can Unsafe Sex Be Safe?

...the Swiss National AIDS Commission. This statement declared that the risk for an HIV positive person to transmit HIV through unprotected sex is less than 1 in 100,000 if that individual has a blood viral load less than 40 copies/mL for at least... Read more »
Connect With Others

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in Read more »

No safe sex, why?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why do so many gay men who post on hook-up type web sites who state they are HIV- put they have no preference for having safe sex or not having safe sex? It seems crazy to me. Any thoughts on this? Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If U R visiting this forum on a regular basis and U have had protected sex with a prostitute (female or male), vaginal or anal, please please please be confident that CONDOMS do work. Do U think that Read more »

do you practise safe sex "when appropriate"...

Posted by victor_noir, 1 Reply
...at least 30-40% of the responses I read are like that!!! are the HIV+ rates that high or are guys just choosing not to have protected sex all the time. Read more »