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Tingling In Fingers After Sex With Hooker Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...rectum or vagina. Some people have used the Reality condom in the rectum after removing the smaller ring. Put the condom over your partner's erect penis. The condom will be inserted into the rectum along with the penis. After sex, remove the condom before standing up. Twist the large end to keep the semen inside. Gently pull the condom out and throw it away. Nonoxynol-9 Nonoxynol-9 is a chemical that kills sperm (a spermicide). It...
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PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am currently in a panic mode! Here it goes: 1. I had anal sex (me top HIV neg) with a partner (bottom HIV pos with viral load 20k 26k copies)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...looks like a mushroom cap, and it can be unrolled down the shaft of the penis only with difficulty. You may have to wedge your fingers between the condom and your penis to unroll it this way. The condom will still cover the penis, but because it... Read more »

% of MSM HIV transmission from protected anal sex magnetic couple

Hey Dr. BobThanks for all your great work! I'm in a magnetic relationship, and I was just curious if there are statistics regarding routes of transmission? Particularly, everyone says that unprotected receptive anal sex is the riskiest, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...looks like a mushroom cap, and it can be unrolled down the shaft of the penis only with difficulty. You may have to wedge your fingers between the condom and your penis to unroll it this way. The condom will still cover the penis, but because it... Read more »

Very Worried about vaseline and a condom!!!

Hi Doctor,So I have recently learned that vaseline can compromise the integrity of a male condom from reading this website. i now feel like an idiot as i had receptive anal sex with a condom but a healthy amount of vaseline. would i have noticed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried in Miami,That oil-based products like Vaseline are incompatible with latex condoms is something that should be taught in all Read more »

I was worried for two years

Dear Dr Bob. This is not a question infact. This is my experience. I am submitting this post because i know that there are many ppl out there who are worried they have hiv because they have started showing some symptoms of it and are afraid to go...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for taking the time to write in. I hope others trapped in their own self-induced worried-well hell will do as you say (get tested) and not as you did (waste two years searching the Internet for symptoms and convincing Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...gum disease) can make oral sex much riskier. Use a mint instead of brushing your teeth before sex. Fisting, Handballing or Fingering Paper cuts and other openings in the skin can make your hands vulnerable to infection. Wearing latex gloves... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...an HIV+ person to an 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... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...questions about death may come up. Explain death in simple terms. Never explain death in terms of sleep. It may make your children worry that if they fall asleep, they'll never wake up. Offer reassurance. Stress that while HIV is serious, it is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...mucous membranes. The risk of infection is much higher if the membranes are damaged. The most common artificial barrier is a condom for men. You can also use a female condom to protect the vagina or rectum during intercourse. Fact Sheet 153 has... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...people will simply and easily fight them off. My soles are getting sweaty as well when I have shoes on and off. The skin under my fingers has become reddish for about half the nail size. My palms and feet soles have become soft as well. I am... Read more »

VERY WORRIED

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...getting achy muscles, as though I'd been working out in the gym, even though I hadn't been and tingling in my legs, arms and fingers. Some of my lymph nodes appear to be sllightly swollen and I have been getting some night sweats, not really bad... Read more »

Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...well ever since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2 blood test came back positive. Moreover, I am worried about HIV. I have had a HIV DNA PCR at 2 months and two 3rd generation ELISA's at 11.5 weeks and 12 weeks... Read more »