Protected Sex With Hiv Positive Person

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Protected Sex with HIV+ Person

Dear Doctor:I am (very very) concerned about something that recently happened to me. On November 28 I had protected receptive anal sex with a man who subsequently told me he was HIV positive. He came inside me (with the condom on). I went to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...happened! Twenty-five percent of the over one million HIV-positive Americans are completely unaware they even have the virus!3.Protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate... Read more »

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...whether they use protection. As I may have mentioned, only two of all of these laws make any distinction between protected and unprotected sex as an element of a crime , and whether you will wind up in prison. Only half of them make informed... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...(heterosexual). Men infect women, and women infect men. Risk is not about labels, it is about behavior. Any person who has unprotected sex with someone whose HIV status is not definitely known is at risk for HIV. The myth: "I'm safe... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas... Read more »
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