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Touching Used Condom Afraid I Have AIDS

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Table of Contents What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are...
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after removing condom, i touch the tip of my penis

I had sex with a sexworker. Some people to told me that the girl had a HIV or HIV+, but i didnt know it 'til now.We had protected sex, i was wearing a condom..and after that,she was very wet when i remove my penis from her. The condom was wet...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would not be concerned. You were not at risk in a situation like this. Transmission occurs when your partners fluids are forced inside your urethra during the thrusting motion of intercourse. Just getting fluids near the opening of your... Read more »

after removing condom, touch the tip of penis with cut on frenulum

I had sex with a sexworker. Some people to told me that the girl had a HIV or HIV+, but i didnt know it 'til now.We had protected sex, i was wearing a condom..and after that, she was very wet when i remove my penis from her. The condom was wet...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:HIV does not live well outside of the body. Your risk of infection in a situation like this would be extremely low. So low, that I would feel comfortable saying you were not at risk in this situation. In health,Richard... Read more »

Touching Condom

If I had brief protected vaginal intercourse with an HIV-infected woman and touched the condom for a second as I pulled out, could I contract HIV by say putting my hands in my mouth if my gums had been bleeding that week? Would the virus die on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello George,Touching a condom "for a second" as you pulled out after protected vaginal sex with a poz partner and then putting your hands in your mouth is not an HIV-transmission risk, even if you had bleeding gums last week. Your fears... Read more »

Touched penis after removing condom.

Hi,I had sex with a prostitue on 20th july. I used condom and i am sure it was not broken or leaked. But after removing condom, which may have some vaginal fluid, immediately i touched my penis head and tip and kept hand there for about 2 mins. Now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your question is similar to many others already posted in the archives. Have a look. Your HIV-acquisition risk is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted. If you wish to get a definitive HIV-antibody test,... Read more »
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