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Topping Without Condom And Possible HIV Exposure

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Worried Sick of a possible HIV exposure

Hi Doctor BobThis is my question... I had vaginal sex with a sex worker a week ago.. I used a latex condom... It was provided by her but I remember seeing the brand name "durex" on the pack. Here's what happened... I was having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives! Have a look.Briefly:1. When a condom breaks, it's usually not subtle. Remember, latex condoms are really just pieces of very thin plastic stretched... Read more »

Real possibility of exposure to HIV Please Answer This Question

Hi Dr. Bob, I had sex tonight with someone I met online. He says he is hiv negative and always... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

If the Condom Breaks: New U.S. Guidelines for Non-Occupational Exposure to HIV

In case of significant accidental exposure to HIV it is important to begin a 28-day course of antiretrovirals immediately to reduce the risk that HIV infection could be established. New (January 20, 2005) U.S. guidelines for preventing HIV infection... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Willingness to Use HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and the Likelihood of Decreased Condom Use Are Both Associated With Unprotected Anal Intercourse and the Perceived Likelihood of Becoming HIV Positive Among Australian Gay and Bisexual Men

The research team conducted the current study to determine Australian gay and bisexual men's willingness to use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), as well as the likelihood of decreased use of condoms. In April-May 2011, a national online... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
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possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
One possible protected exposure with sex worker, she was on top. condom slips off after i came. had no symtoms at all but did a test on 22nd day after exposure tested negative. 4months from exposure later got sick with sore throat, muscle aches and... Read more »

scared after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello;

I am a 15 year old male who had his first sexual encounter about 8 weeks ago. I was at a party and some of the guys there hired prostitutes. I ended up with one (stupid i know) we had sex twice. The first time she began by cleaning the head of... Read more »

Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »

Possible exposure to hiv and subsequent testing schedule

Posted by stuffjunk, 1 Reply
Hi,

So on December 5th I had receptive anal sex with a 20 year old guy I met online. We used condoms and lubricant, however very shortly after first achieving intromission he noticed that the condom had torn. We replaced it and continued. We both... Read more »