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Risk From Condom Leak From The Base

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Table of Contents What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are...
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What is my risk based on activity?

I recently had sex with a prostitute. This is without a doubt the dumbest thing I have ever done. A latex condom was used during both the brief oral sex which she performed on me and the vaginal sex act. The intercourse lasted only a short time (2-3...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The fact that you were using a latexcondom significantly reduced your risk for HIV and other Sexually TransmittedDiseases (STD's). As long as the condom was used correctly, and it didn'tbreak, leak, or... Read more »

Leaking condom

If a condom does leak, is the male or female at risk for HIV or other STD's? AFter I had sex with an escort,I continued to have sex after ejaculation. I did not lose my erection and that's why I continued. It lasted for about five minutes...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.A condom must be removed immediately after ejaculation. This is because theman begins to lose his erection after ejaculation, and when this happens, thecondom is much more likely to leak or fall off. I find it... Read more »

Condom breaking at base. What's my risk?

Richard:Four weeks ago while on vacation I had an encounter with an escort. I wore a condom while she performed oral sex on me. As I entered her for vaginal intercourse, the condom broke. She noticed it instantly and I immediately pulled out....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would not be concerned. Since the condom was still covering the head of your penis, her fluids stayed out of your urethra, and that is where the main concern for HIV transmission would come in. In health,Richard... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »
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Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
Morning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!

This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »

condom spilling at the base

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is this possible? I always used protection but he never held it the base when pulling out all these other websites suggest this as safe sex....................Now, I'm even more scared..........

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Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »

Pep warranted/Great risk after brused Condom?

Posted by Capricornicus, 2 Replies
Dear all,

Today I had a sexual encounter where I was penetrated analy by a guy which claimed to be HIV-. We used three condoms to make sure there were not worn out. After penetrating me for 5 minutes with the last condom we noticed there was a whole... Read more »