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Odds Of Infection Vaginal Sex With Condom

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... Don't open a condom package with your teeth. Be careful that your fingernails or jewelry don't tear the condom. Body jewelry in or around your penis or vagina might also tear a condom. Use a new condom every time you have sex, or when the penis moves from the rectum to the vagina. Check the condom during sex, especially if it feels strange, to make sure it is still in place and unbroken. Do not use a male condom and a female condom at the...
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protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safe. Your problem is not unique. See below.Dr. BobCondom in CarAug 18, 2009 Hi Dr. Frascino. First allow me to say my previous sexual encounter was May 10 of this year. This last Wednesday (August 13), I went in for my 90-day HIV screening -... Read more »

Condom, vaginal fluid on underside, exposure... Will donate!!!

Dear Dr Bob,An answer to this question would be much appreciated, and I will make a donation. I really respect what you do for so many people, I can imagine that it must get frustrating answering the same questions over and over, but it really does...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worry Wart,"Am I being paranoid, or is there a risk?" Paranoid, unquestionably and indubitably paranoid!Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

non latex condom

Hi Dr. Bob;My ex-boyfriend used a non latex condom a while back on me and good thing it did not break, however i understand that non latex condom does not pretect against HIV, however do you think it protected me some at all, or is non latex condoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if a condom has been put on and used properly (I am a girl - thus my lack of real knowledge). I always check the condom after sex and can I assume that if the seamen is gathered at the bottom then it has been used successfully? I would really... Read more »

Condom Permeability (CONDOMS)

Some recent questions posted in the forum are really intresting and I would like the discussion to go a little further since it is a really important matter.As you were questioned about the efficacy of condoms by an AIDS activist and recently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...totally up to you, not me! If you had asked me (or a science-based factual HIV-prevention expert), I would have told you protected sex is indeed protected if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. HIV cannot permeate intact latex.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

...HIV infections worldwide occur in women. The use of microbicides could be controlled by women. They could be applied before sex. They won't require male cooperation to use, the way male and female condoms do. Some might be products women can use... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Yourself What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are new products being developed to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Safer Sex Post-SRS: A Brave New World, Indeed

...enclosed environment is perfect for their breeding needs. Close proximity to the anal area also increases the odds of bacterial vaginal infections, so get used to wiping front to back now if you aren't already. Your partner/s should also use... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has... Read more »
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HIV Infection

Posted by StanDuminy
...Well, there really is no such thing as safe sex. The only way to ensure not getting HIV from sex is to not have sex-but people can have safer sex. Using condoms properly every Read more »

Precum and barebacking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this point in my life I realize any risk is too high, however, what kind of statistics do you think would reflect unprotected sex with a person of unknown status, no ejaculation, maybe precum? How would you interpret Dr. Bob's answer to that... Read more »

Condom Broke

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
...Hello, On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole Read more »

condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
...was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to notice) a week ago when I felt the condom break. This was early in the act; we promptly switched the condom and continued merrily along. Now of course, a... Read more »