Runny Nose After Vaginal Sex With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV

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Insertive Oral Sex

Hi Dr BobYour website is amazing and I'll be making a donation to the cause.I was in Thailand recently and had 2 sexual encounters with prostitutes. The first was protected vaginal sex. It lasted 5-10 mins and I came in the condom, tied it off. When...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encounter #1, protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. Having residual vaginal fluids on your hands for 30 minutes before masturbating is not an HIV-transmissions risk.As for encounter #2,... Read more »

Oral Sex and PEP / Confirmed Exposure

Hi Dr. Bob. Thank you so much for your work, we all appreciate it very much. Last night, I drank... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions on Condom's inside...How risky???

Hey Dr. Frascino, First of all, I want to thank you for the great work you are doing with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...safer sex tips, starting with the most risky activities and moving to less risky activities: Penetrative Sex (Sex in Anus or Vagina) Penetrative sex is considered the highest-risk activity. For both vaginal and anal sex, use latex condoms and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or from a woman's vagina, before, during, or after orgasm. HIV can be transmitted when infected fluid gets into someone's body. You... Read more »
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Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...approximately 15 days ago. I felt completely fine for the next 10 days when I developed a sorethroat, congestion, cough, and runny nose. I figured it was likely a cough, but my travel partner whom I had been sharing a room with and driniking... Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...aware that any of the partners I had were infected, but I was still worried because in the past 10 years, I had unprotected sex. About a year ago, it became an everyday thought. Many of the decisions I made were effected by this. I opted for... Read more »

Some HIV questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...noticed some small things that match the items on early symtoms list but nothing major (ie no swollen glands). I did have a runny nose, cough and a reddish, purpisih blotch near my lower abdomen, but it could be a ingrown hair for all I know. I... Read more »

stop having sex if your going to freak out when you use a condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...people that really put themself at risk? They are beating themself up for being so stupid but it seems like the people that use condoms freak out more then anyone. They don't know how lucky they really are. Read more »