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Is It Unlikely To Get Hiv Using A Condom

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Catholics Reject Church Ban on Birth Control, Condoms for HIV Prevention; New Pope Unlikely to Have Differing Views

A large majority of Roman Catholics in the United States, Europe and developing nations largely ignore the church's teaching banning the use of artificial birth control, the Baltimore Sun reports. The late Pope John Paul II in 1968 restated the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Considering Evidence That Male Circumcision Could Reduce Risk of HIV Infection, Unlikely to Launch Campaign, Health Official Says

China is considering evidence that routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection but likely will not implement such a campaign nationwide, Ru Xiaomei, deputy director general of China's National Population and Family Planning... Read more »
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Angelikah Demonikah Goes From Homeless Youth to Unlikely HIV Activist

Driven from her mother's home due to family conflicts, Angelikah Demonikah lived on the streets, where she developed a drug and alcohol addiction. She received her HIV diagnosis at only 23 years old, after she got out of rehab and was beginning a... Read more »
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Rational question unlike most of the ones posted

Hello,I have a cold, I was exposed to hiv on October 31st when a condom I was wearing to top a positive male tore. Since then I have had PEP and a 6 and a half week negative test. I am now at week 9 or 10. In any event if I am now positive will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,So your "rational question unlike most of the ones posted" is: Will a common cold kill you because you might be HIV infected, despite completing a course of nPEP and testing HIV negative at 6.5 weeks? Hmm. Dude, when last I looked,... Read more »

question unlike all the others...please answer

About three years ago I had sex with a stripper(completely stupid..I know).After a few weeks I came down with all of the acute hiv symptoms including extreme fatigue, eye floaters, swollen glands, and flu like symptoms. I noticed all of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you tested HIV negative at 3, 6, 8, 12 and 24 months, HIV is not your problem. It really is that simple.Now I have a question for you. You state you have been sexually active with two girlfriends over the past three years, and they both... Read more »

unlikely candidate for HIV

I have just had a pre employment routine HIV screening, which came back positive. I am absoultely shocked as I thought I'd be an unlikely candidate. Several reasons: have been married and with same person for 5 years. I've had 4 negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've had four negative HIV tests over the past 12 years and your last potential exposure was 15 years ago. And you consider yourself to be a "non-risk." Consequently, your recent pre-employment HIV screening test is most... Read more »

its always "you're unlikely to get HIV"

hi there...i shared a bottle of water someone who i suspect may be HIV+. i am a little concerned as to the chances of being infected by him.please give an honest answer because many of the answers given in this forum seem to state that its unlikely...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,All of my responses are my absolute "honest medical opinion." Why wouldn't they be? Not to cause too much anxiety amongst you? No, my friend, that's neither ethical nor even helpful.So what about your "shared bottle of... Read more »
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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »

Risk - Highly unlikely

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had insertive Sex with a legal Nevada sexworker (Protected) put on and removed correctly. Contact was very short in duration, under one minute. I've read there are no recorded cases of legal Nevada sexworkers with AIDS and that there are also no... Read more »

Higly Unlikely!

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 1 Reply
In the begining of june07 I was seeing this guy and we were talking, all we did was mess around, and nothin else. ya know the basics. Well I had my nipple pierced and it takes a lomg time for it to heal. In the Begining of Nov 07 was the last time... 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 sure the virus has to have been transmitted whle condoms were used in the past a few times or so by some... Read more »