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Odds Of Catching Hiv While Wearing A Condom

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If I superglue my penis shut before sex instead of wearing a condom, can I still catch aids?

please tell me what are the chances of getting aids if i do this....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll bet you voted for Bush. Twice, right? Go ahead and give it a try and let us know how it works out for you, OK? (Forum readers, it's also a good way to keep dolts and Republicans from procreating.) Now before I start getting mail... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The... Read more »

seronegative partner refuses to wear condoms, feels safe on top

A seroneg partner refuses to wear a condom with his HIV pos partner because the neg partner feels... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopians Know About AIDS, But Don't Think They'll Catch It: Study

Almost 98 percent of Ethiopians know about AIDS and HIV, but most people tend to think that their personal risk of infection is very low, the east African country's first behavioral study showed Wednesday. "Despite the high level of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... 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 »

I'm I at risk from mutual masturbation then wearing a condom over his fluids

Posted by ShyGuy265, 1 Reply
Hi there
The other day I met a guy and we had mutual masturbation. I don't know his status. But after mutual masturbation we decided to try anal. So I put a condom on.
Now i am worried that his pre-cum etc which would have got onto my penis was now... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »