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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Condom

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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 catching it? I saw some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...needlestick injuries to health care workers. In that study the prompt initiation of AZT was associated with an 81% decrease in the risk of acquiring HIV. In the nonoccupational arena we have data from observational studies and registries.... Read more »

Risk when condom fails with HIV + man

Dr. Bob: I recently had sex with an HIV positive top man, we used a condom but it broke. I read in... Read more »

Very low risk of contracting HIV when not using condoms

Hello Bob, Many thanks for your second reply, and your categorical denial that cleanliness makes... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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). Nonoxynol-9 works as a vaginal contraceptive by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official Says Cambodia Faces New HIV Threat With Condom Campaign at Risk

...place to place. "Enforcement of the anti-trafficking law harms the 100 percent condom use in brothels," he noted. "The main risk of a second wave of HIV infections occurring in Cambodia is from female sex workers, their clients, and sweethearts,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delayed Application of Condoms With Safer and Unsafe Sex: Factors Associated With HIV Risk in a Community Sample of Gay and Bisexual Men

... Delayed condom application (DCA) "has been implicated in HIV transmission among gay and bisexual men," noted the authors. The current study Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Refining Self-Reported Condom Use Among Young Men at Risk of HIV Acquisition

... The researchers performed this descriptive study to evaluate the validity of self-reported condom use among young African-American men. Thirty percent (n=79) of subjects reported consistent condom use. However, after the researchers Read more »
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broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »

Vaginal sex experience with PRE-Herpesinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If I had vaginal protected condom sex with a paid sex worker and have had herpes for 20 years prior to this encounter am I at risk for hiv and should I test or Read more »

Am I at Risk..really anxious..

Posted by Concerned123, 1 Reply
...escort. It was not planned, I just fell into the trap, and regretting it. Now for the details, She gave me a blow job using a condom, and following that we had sex using a condom. The condom did not rupture, and immediately after that I washed... Read more »

If I have herpes and wear a condom ?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
...written taht males who have herpes and have sex with hiv+ individuals are at great risk. Are they at great risk if they wear a condom? The studies I read said herpes transmission is signifigantly reduced from men to women but not the opposit... Read more »