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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Condom

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durex Stops Making Condoms With Nonoxynol-9 Due to Possible Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

SSL International , the maker of Durex condoms, has stopped producing condoms containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9, which in recent studies has shown that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 1/20). ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

My doc told me that on treatment transmission risk is extremely low. Is he correct? (TRANSMISSION RISK WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD, 2009)

It is quite difficult to find specific answers and I was only able to find a study from Switzerland which seems very encouraging. I asked my doctor about the risks of transmission during effective HAART and he said that the risk is not zero but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"It is quite difficult to find specific answers . . . ." WHAT??? Not here it isn't. Just use the search function and you'll find very specific answers to questions you've not even thought of asking yet. Go ahead. Give... Read more »

HIV transmission from condom slip/HIV virus stable in water

My question is a combined question. This is the 1st and last time I will ever make such a poor judgement call. I am uncircumsized. Had sex with a sex worker. Used a condom during vaginal and oral intercourse. She used lubrication. I was kind...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou used protection and even though the condom slipped some you were always covered and as long as you had no open sores on your penis there was no risk of HIV transmission. You did everything right.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

possible hiv transmission from hiv+ person with condom being the bottom

I am 20 years old. Last night I had protected anal sex with a guy who is HIV+. I was the bottom and he was the top. I found out after we had sex that he was HIV+ and he said his viral load is undetectable (not sure what that means). I am almost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you're old enough to be having sex, you're certainly old enough to learn the risks and consequences of your actions. Generally speaking it's way better if you learn this information before you start doing the dance with no... 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.

... 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 »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »