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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Touching Used Condom

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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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Blood from condom touched foreskin

If blood that was on condom got on foreskin after protected vaginal sex, is there risk of HIV and Hepatitis C transmission?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIf there were any openings, broken skin, wounds on the foreskin then yes there would be a risk. If not then no risk of HIV transmission occurring.be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

after removing condom, i touch the tip of my penis

I had sex with a sexworker. Some people to told me that the girl had a HIV or HIV+, but i didnt know it 'til now.We had protected sex, i was wearing a condom..and after that,she was very wet when i remove my penis from her. The condom was wet...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would not be concerned. You were not at risk in a situation like this. Transmission occurs when your partners fluids are forced inside your urethra during the thrusting motion of intercourse. Just getting fluids near the opening of your... Read more »

Touching Condom

If I had brief protected vaginal intercourse with an HIV-infected woman and touched the condom for a second as I pulled out, could I contract HIV by say putting my hands in my mouth if my gums had been bleeding that week? Would the virus die on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello George,Touching a condom "for a second" as you pulled out after protected vaginal sex with a poz partner and then putting your hands in your mouth is not an HIV-transmission risk, even if you had bleeding gums last week. Your fears... Read more »

touched condom and penis really worried

Dear Doctor,I had protected sex with a sex worker 3 weeks back after ejaculation I touched the condom from outside and unknowingly I used the same fingers to clean tip of my penis. Just I rubbed it once I am not sure I touched mucous membrane. It...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Veginal fluid???" Hmmm . . . sounds like V-8 juice.Your HIV-transmission risk is essentially nonexistent. Relax! HIV is not all that easy to contract!I'm confident your three-month definitive test will be negative!Good luck!Dr.... Read more »
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touched a condom then myself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
You make an awful lot of assumptions Guess. I tend to agree with the other poster in that you are grasping at straws to convince yourself you are infected. Nobody knows how many women were infected by precum alone and I doubt you are the current... Read more »

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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About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(also known as the paper cutter).

I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »