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Too Scared To Get Tested After Vaginal Sex Without Condom

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protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...say, "Whoo Hoo!" Someone new Ive been dating and I finally decided to take the sexual plunge a couple of weeks ago. We used condoms every time, being my standard practice and apparently hers too. One of the condoms I used, though, had been in my... Read more »

Vaginal sex w/ + boyfriend

I have been searching through your archieves and I was unable to find anything regarding my... Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...feelings about their body and their health. It may be difficult to feel attractive and have a normal romantic relationship. Fear of transmitting HIV can cause an excess of caution. This might even stop all sexual activity. Review the... Read more »
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Human Trial of Vaginal Microbicide Gel PRO 2000 Finds Some Level of HIV Protection

...through maintaining an acidic pH in the vagina. In the study, we followed women and provided them with the study gel, and with condoms, at monthly visits. We also tested them for HIV infection regularly. In terms of the study outcomes: We found... Read more »
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FAQs About Mixed-Status Relationships From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...town, and no one (not even my family) knows that my husband died from HIV. No one knows about my positive status either. I am so scared to tell. What I can do to protect my daughters, my new love and myself? I am confused about whether I should... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...insect, the insect does not become infected and cannot transmit HIV to the next human it bites. There also is no reason to fear that a mosquito or other insect could transmit HIV from one person to another through HIV-infected blood left on its... Read more »
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Need some encouragment, please help me...

Posted by grcboy28
...both so drunk. This was the first and only time we've done this we've always used condoms every other time. Anyway, I was scared because I remember her saying she hasn't always used condoms in the past because they can and have irritated her... Read more »

Scared to get tested!!! Need Advise Please

Posted by elen, 4 Replies
...this guy and after dating for a couple of times, we decided to have sex. But at our very first time (vaginal intercourse), his condom broke and he ejaculated inside me. I freaked out and asked him if he had any disease, including HIV. He said no... Read more »

Scared & ill-informed?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...2 year ago I received oral sex(no condom), followed by vaginal sex(with condom) from a women at risk. I'm scared because: 1) I don't know what the risk is of getting the disease by receiving oral. And 2) What if her fluids got into the condom? Read more »

Oral Sex Scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...three times to a prostitute and allowed one to provide oral sex on me. Fortunately during all vaginal sex I wore a condom. My fears are increased by the fact that during this period I would see blood in my spit after brushing my teeth. Now 6... Read more »