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Probability Of Getting HIV From Touching Used Condom

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...very much like to know your take.Thank you again.Take care.Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Heat can denature latex increasing the likelihood the condom will fail (break). Yours did not and consequently I see no cause for concern.I'll repost below... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...various behaviors. You can reduce the risk of infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases by using barriers like condoms. Traditional condoms go on the penis, and a new type of condom goes in the vagina or in the rectum. For more... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

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Condoms

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The Body

This Positive Life : An Interview With HIV Prevention Activist Jose Ramirez

...lot of people who have to deal with that. Like, "OK, what happens after three years of being together and we've always used condoms, to a point where we don't want to use condoms? What are the steps from there?" In your experience, or in the... Read more »
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besides obvious mental issue lol,can i go woohoo?

Posted by bios23, 3 Replies
...getting hiv through rimming or that performing oral sex on a guy is at the same risk than vaginal sex. and even in some that condoms are not really effective! (wtf!!) the logical side of me says that my chances are too low to worry. but my... Read more »

PLEASE TELL ME I AM NOT DOOMED

Posted by youngandhopeful, 5 Replies
...clear up my acne and lighten my periods. In the process I began to rely on the pill, and it was always tempting to not use a condom. A while ago i was taken advantage of when i was drunk, and it happened more than once. I was afraid to tell... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...a swollen tongue are that the teeth ridges are imprinted on the tongue. It makes the tongue looked indented where the tongue touches the teeth. In May, my armpits had a tingly and slightly painful feeling. The painful feeling would come and go.... Read more »

Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hand let alone as deep as some say it would have to be to infect.She touched me lightly but no where near on top. I opened the condom a good two min after touching her so any virus should have died, or I would assume. I remember it being on wrong... Read more »