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Topping Without Condom Worried I Have AIDS

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seronegative partner refuses to wear condoms, feels safe on top

A seroneg partner refuses to wear a condom with his HIV pos partner because the neg partner feels protected from the virus because he's on top or always pitching. Fear time is of this essence here. Thanks "worried"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried, Even if the neg pitcher "feels" safe, each time he plays without his mitt on he's at significant risk for "catching" something HIV!!! Please advise the pitching partner that "feeling protected" and... Read more »

Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments!Regarding your negative top-gun stud, condom failure does place him at some degree of risk for HIV. Certainly that you are on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your plasma HIV viral... Read more »

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
Hi,Your condom was in the car for two months? Wow, that's quite a dry spell, dude. Do you happen to resemble Dick Cheney or something like that?Your worries are unwarranted. Heat can denature latex, making it more likely to break. Luckily your... Read more »

Can two condoms be safe (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

An HIV + male had on two condoms, we had vaginal intercourse (i was on top)...not for very long time......as soon as i got off of him (condoms still on), I saw him ejaculate into the condom. i did not see anything leaking out...everything seemed to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV risk would be nonexistent if the latex condom did not fail. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. That said, I do not recommend "double bagging." See below.Dr. BobDouble condoms to prevent HIVAug 29, 2005 Dear... Read more »
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Found an open condom wrapper, so yeah I'm worried.

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
So yeah, I accidentally touched it. I'm just wondering if there's anyway to get hiv from it if there was a small amount of cum on it(so small that would notice it unless you actually touched it)

I'm also curious if this what websites are talking... Read more »

2 years later still worried

Posted by bsox1972, 1 Reply
2 years ago this month i had sex with a girl that was hiv poz. we always made sure to be careful. on this one occasion she was on top, when she got up we noticed that the condom came off. i tested neg. at 3 and 7 month's. but now 2 years later i... Read more »

recpetive anal sex, condom half in half out rectum

Posted by alphabetsoup, 2 Replies
Hi guys,

I met up with a guy in a bath house, I do not know his hiv status. We had sex, I was the receptive partner and I got on top while he lay down. We used a condom and some silicon lube. After a few minutes he came inside the condom, he then... Read more »

No Condom . . .

Posted by HamletsProphecy, 3 Replies
I am a male who had sex with another male and did not use a condom.

I was the top and he was receptive. I was not very familiar with the person however he stated that his status was negative. I know that that can mean nothing . . . I also... Read more »