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Odds Of Infection Topping Without Condom

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Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing period (six months). See below.Regarding your condom malfunctions, I'd suggest you check the expiration date on your condoms and also see if the lubrication you are using is compatible. Also, remember "lubrication is your friend." I'd... Read more »

Condom after Bare Insertion (BAREBACKING TOP/POSSIBLE INFECTION)

Hi Doc, Ive read many of the realted topics but mine is a bit special...Im 20, and i live in the... Read more »

HIV reinfection if Wife infected: Strain, Mutation, Condoms

I have been infected by husband 2 years ago. He had no meds for 23 years, but developed AIDs... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Says Condoms Are Justified in Some Cases to Prevent HIV Infection

... "Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

...Persons living in clusters with higher indicators of development -- like phone and postal service -- were more likely to use condoms to prevent HIV. Condom use was more prevalent in areas with nearby (0-5 km) health care services. Condom use was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

School-Based Condom Education and Its Relations With Diagnoses of and Testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Men in the United States

... The study's authors note that potential associations between school-based condom education and sexual health outcomes, including STD diagnoses, are not well understood. In the current study, sexually active Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Effectiveness for Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection

... While a growing body of research is increasingly demonstrating the effectiveness of condoms in preventing STDs, the current analysis aimed to provide a disease-specific estimate for the effectives of condoms in preventing Read more »
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Married Guy in NYC infected when condom ripped....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...So I just got the news that I am POZ, and I am in the process of breaking it to my wife. The guy was named B_______ and the condom ripped. He said it had never happened to him before, but I recently came across another guy who had a similar... Read more »

Married Guy in NYC infected by guy when condom ...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...So I was infected by a guy named B_____ who swore he was neg, and then the condom broke. I came across another guy who had the same experience with B_____ in NYC... he swore he was neg, and then the condom Read more »

Condoms, chance of infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hello. i have slept with 2 women in the past year. I used condoms every time and didn't have a breakage or slip ever. No oral. What is my risk level? thanks a million can you get it from taking Read more »

Inconsistent/improper use of condom

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi and thanks for answering my question. I'm worried about HIV infection from improper use of a condom. When after having sex, how would vaginal fluids not find its way to the penile urethra while one is slipping the condom off? Read more »