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Topping Without Condom Risk Of Getting AIDS

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what are chances of getting Hiv with a condom?

I have a question The guy I have been having sex with is a HIV positive bottom.I'm a Top and HIV negative.what are my odds of getting HIV if I use a condom everytime with him and only a top with him?HIs count is also low to undetectable.What...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't have an estimated-risk statistic for the scenario you describe. However, what I can tell you is that HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how! Consequently, if you use a latex condom properly and it doesn't fail,... Read more »

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 »

Oral Sex with Condom - HIV Risk

Hi - Is there any HIV risk if the only activity involved receiving oral sex with a condom? Thanks...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There's <b>no risk</b> from oral sex <i>with</i> a condom. The risk from oral sex is already very low risk (giving or getting) for HIV. On top of that, correct condom use will remove risk from... Read more »

Risk when condom fails with HIV + man

Dr. Bob: I recently had sex with an HIV positive top man, we used a condom but it broke. I read in one of your answers that the risk of transmission per episode of anal intercourse with a positive person is 6.5 per 10000 episodes. Does this risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The estimated statistical risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected receptive anal sex with the insertive partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000 exposures. (The 6.5-per-10,000-exposures statistic referred to unprotected insertive anal... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
Morning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!

This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »