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Is Anal Sex With Condom Safe

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"are condoms trully safe during anal sex"

hello dr i recently had anal sex with another male high risk i know but anyway we both used condom i was top and the i was bottom anyway how safe are condoms? Ours never broke and we use water base lub as well. did i do it right? do i need to test...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,Condoms are <b>very effective</b> when used correctly, which it sounds like you and your partner did. Effective use includes using (lots of) water based lube, NOT double-bagging, making sure the expiration date... Read more »

Are condoms safe and effect for man-to-man anal sex?

1. are condoms like Durex safe & effective for man-to-man anal sex? (some say that there are 2... Read more »

Anal Sex and the condom brokeThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Rick, Me and this guy were having anal sex. I used a condom and ky with nonmoxinol 9. I was the... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Research Update: Are Lubes Safe for Anal Sex?

The results of two research studies were released in 2010 (at the International Microbicides Conference) which, some may think, call into question the safety of using lubricants for anal sex. But what do these results show? Is the evidence enough to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Factors Associated With Event-Level Anal Sex and Condom Use During Anal Sex Among Adolescent Women

In the current study, the team set out to examine the distribution of and factors associated with event-level heterosexual anal sex, and of event-level condom use during anal sex, in a group of adolescent women. A total of 387 women, ages 14 to 17... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gel Safe and Acceptable as Approach to Preventing HIV From Anal Sex

U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers report that a reduced-glycerin formulation of tenofovir gel was safe and acceptable to HIV-negative women and men who used the anti-HIV gel rectally in a phase I clinical trial (MTN-007). NIH is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use During Most Recent Anal Intercourse Event Among a U.S. Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

The researchers set out to determine the demographic and event-specific situational factors associated with condom use during the most recent penile-anal intercourse (PAI) event among MSM. They noted that recent nationally representative data on... Read more »
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Intercourse with a transvestite: Anal sex with condom and oral sex without it

Posted by CALEXIS, 1 Reply
Hi, mi name is alexis. I beg you pardon if my English isn't well.

I hadn't came into this forum since 2 or 3 years. In this case I met a transvestite boy through the Internet. I went to his house and e had the following sexual activities.

Oral sex (He... Read more »

anal sex -- condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a little freaked out. I'm a straight guy that met a nice gay guy. After some discussion, I decided to venture out and try anal sex with him, with me penetrating him. After some drinks we turned down the lights and started. After some thrusts, I... 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 »

How safe are Condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey,

I am a 21 year old bisexual who was wondering how safe condoms actually are during gay sex?

Since my last test I have had anal sex, me recieving twice from the same guy. I was wondering what the chances are of contracting the virus from safe sex.... Read more »