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Odd Of Contracting Hiv While Wearing A Condom

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can you contract aids while wearing a condom

today in my health class our teacher said that you could get aids by having sex with a partner who has aids while wearing a condom. I thought that if you had a condom on and you had sex with someone with aids then you were alright as long as no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This was a "health class?" Your teacher's name should be "Miss Information," because that's what she gave you "misinformation!" I can't imagine why she would tell you something like that, unless... Read more »

Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

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AIDS Survival Project

Women Are Tired of Relying On Men to Wear a Condom! We Want Something That We Can Control!

Every day, over 6,300 women worldwide contract HIV and hundreds of thousands become infected with other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. In developing countries, STDs, excluding HIV, are the second leading cause... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida High School Student Suspended for Wearing T-Shirt Covered in Condoms, Distributing Condoms in School

A Kissimmee, Fla., high school student on Friday was suspended for wearing to school a T-shirt covered in packaged condoms and distributing the condoms to students, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Lanessa Riobe, a 16-year-old student at Osceola... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan First Lady Says Young People Should Not Use Condoms to Avoid Contracting HIV

Kenyan first lady Lucy Kibaki, chair of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS , on Thursday said that she is "not in favor" of promoting condoms as an HIV prevention method, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indonesia: Males Who Refuse to Wear Condoms Face $500 Fine

The Jakarta Post reported that authorities in Merauke regency, province of Papua, will enforce a 2003 bylaw that could result in a fine of up to $500 for male customers in red-light districts, bars and hotels who refuse to use condoms. Joseph Rinta... Read more »
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
It has been written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men to women but not the... Read more »

what are my odds of being infected???

Posted by eric100, 1 Reply
i had anal sex with another male with a condom when he withdrew the condom stayed inside of me he did not ejaculate what is my risk of hiv. infection? i asked of his status and he assured me he was clean but one never knows and now i can't sleep or... Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »