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Touching Used Condom And HIV Testing

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...apart. Use unlubricated condoms for oral sex (most lubricants taste awful). Do not throw condoms into a toilet. They can clog plumbing. Using a Male Condom: Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. Direct genital contact can transmit some diseases. The liquid that comes out of the penis before...
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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 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
...for any leak, which wasnt any, then into the garbage bowl. Is this a proper use? 2. is there any risk of hiv acquisition for touching the exterior side of the condom and manipulated it whit my hands? 3. Am I paranoid? Thank you so much doctor you... Read more »

?Why not polyurethane (POLYURETHANE CONDOMS) (PROPER CONDOM USE)

HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not break..'.What about polyurethane and condoms made from other synthetic materials, as CDC states that they are equally effective in preventing spread of HIV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobOct 30, 2006 hey doc. umm, are polyurethane condoms as effective as latex condoms in stopping HIV and hepatitis transmission for latex sensitive people? Response from Dr. Frascino Read more »

PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am currently in a panic mode! Here it goes: 1. I had anal sex (me top HIV neg) with a partner (bottom HIV pos with viral load 20k 26k copies)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for any leak, which wasnt any, then into the garbage bowl. Is this a proper use? 2. is there any risk of hiv acquisition for touching the exterior side of the condom and manipulated it whit my hands? 3. Am I paranoid? Thank you so much doctor you... Read more »
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Catholics and Condoms: Why What the Pope Says Matters

... Introduction What Do Catholics Think? The Church's Work in AIDS A Powerful Lobbyist Condoms4Life Introduction During his 2009 trip to Cameroon, a country with an HIV prevalence rate of over 5%, Pope Benedict Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...You can also use a female condom to protect the vagina or rectum during intercourse. Fact Sheet 153 has more information on condoms. Lubricants can increase sexual stimulation. They also reduce the chance that condoms or other barriers will... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance, mutual masturbation can become unsafe if people touch their own genitals after getting a partner's infected semen, blood or vaginal fluids on their hands. We hope to help... Read more »
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31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...protected Anal with her. Why I am worried is because I masturbated with the same hand that I fingered her anus and I touched the condom as well. The next day I had protected sex with an ex girlfriend, plus I gave her oral sex and she gave me... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...that work but also, the presidents government policies on HIV/AIDS prevention are endangering lives! President Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to understand the importance of promoting condom use to prevent HIV... Read more »

The truth about condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Listen. All condoms are electronically tested. That is the manufacturers test them with electrons. Even tough the hiv virus is very small, microscopically Read more »

Help me

Posted by Anonymous
...After protected sex, when I got off the condom, I felt that some vagina fluid attached the condom which touched on my urethra, What is my risk? Need I test for HIV ? Read more »