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what are chances of getting Hiv with a condom?

I have a question The guy I have been having sex with is a HIV positive bottom.I'm a Top and HIV negative.what are my odds of getting HIV if I use a condom everytime with him and only a top with him?HIs count is also low to undetectable.What...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't have an estimated-risk statistic for the scenario you describe. However, what I can tell you is that HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how! Consequently, if you use a latex condom properly and it doesn't fail,... Read more »

what are the odds of getting hiv twice

what are the odds of getting a second hiv infection while on medications truveda,norvir and... Read more »

My odds of contracting HIV?

Heya Dr Bob,I've been reading the body for a while now and really do appreciate the constant... 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 »

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 »

What r the odds?

Posted by Jockeyguy, 1 Reply
I was engaged in intercourse with a young lady in Capetown, South Africa! During the episode I kept checking to see if the condom was on, after checking at one stage I noticed about 5-10 thrusts after that it was off! What are my odds/chances of... Read more »

Odds?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four weeks ago I had unprotected anal intercourse (I was receptive). His HIV status is unknown. Let's assume that he's positive though. I'm not going to go over all the stress I've been going through. The only so-called symptom that I've had has... Read more »