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Risk Of Topping Without Condom

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Risk for top (with lambskin condom)

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to view my question. I am a 24 yr old gay male.About 3 weeks ago, i had anal sex with a man (which i did not really know). We hadn't done anything to each other but masturbate for a few minutes, until he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: lambskin condoms do not protect against HIV and some other STDs. I would suggest you level with your partner and use latex condoms with him until your HIV-negative status can be confirmed. This is not only the best way to... Read more »

Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to... Read more »

Oral Sex with Condom - HIV Risk

Hi - Is there any HIV risk if the only activity involved receiving oral sex with a condom? Thanks... Read more »
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Safer Sex Without a Condom: The PARTNER Study

Ever since the HPTN Study 052 , we've concluded that having an undetectable HIV viral load strongly reduces the risk of HIV transmission. But how safe is condomless sex if one's viral load is undetectable? The PARTNER Study is an ongoing large... Read more »
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Mixed Findings Paint a Tricky Picture for HIV Serosorting and Other Seroadaptive Behaviors

Some seroadaptive behaviors appear to be even more effective than 100% condom use at reducing the risk of HIV acquisition, but with important caveats, according to a paper presented last month at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
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Hepatitis C Drug From Vertex Sails Through Test

On Thursday, Vertex Pharmaceutical's new hepatitis C virus treatment gained unanimous support from an independent committee that advises the Food and Drug Administration on antiviral drugs. After a daylong hearing with stakeholders, the committee of... Read more »
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Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some perspective, I know it is a risk and I... Read more »

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 »

Any risk with condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To all on this board, if i had protected vaginal sex with a female who was high risk, and no apperant breakage occured, is there any risk for me or should I just move on

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