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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Condom Leak

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HIV Transmission Basic Questions and Answers

Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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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 »

leaked condom

after ejaculating. i took of my penis from her vagina immediately. i didnt took off the condom right away. i took it of after the erection was gone. i was lying on the bed. so the my cum leaked outside the condom. can it lead to a hiv transmission?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo because there was no direct exchange of body fluid.You are fine from this experience.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... 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 »

Risk of F to M transmission with no-break condom?

My brother went to Tijuana last weekend and had sex with a stripper. He said that he used a condom. He only did vaginal sex. He also said that there was no breakage in the condom, and no leakage. He said he had a cold sore on his mouth, and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A latex condom that is used throughout sex and remains intact should provide total protection against HIV. Condoms studied in the lab show that HIV does not pass through the pores of a condom. However, condoms are not perfect. Studies have yielded... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Transmission via kissing and condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently met a wonderful and terric person whom I'd to get to know better. The only problem is this person is HIV+. We have gone out on a few dates and finaly kissed. I really like this person but I also want to take each and every precaution.

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Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »

HIV transmission

Posted by Bali, 3 Replies
Hi,
Had sex with prostitute using 2 condoms... condoms did not break also i did not ejaculate, it hardly for 5 mins and i was drunk wanted know what is the possibility of HIV and other std. Do i have to take any test? Read more »