Touching Used Condom And Possible HIV Exposure
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI had vaginal sex with 3 seperate prostitutes, but all 3 encounters were with a condom. Everything ive read says it is impossible to get HIV if the condom was used properly and did not break. Am I ok or is there a chance i could have been infected?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello;
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 »
Posted by 5parkl3, 1 ReplyHello. I need some advice about a really bad situation that I've found myself in.
I was assaulted at a party last weekend - I know that someone had sex with me (I'm female, he was male), but because I was drunk it's all a bit hazy.
Sorry to be... Read more »
Posted by datguy, 3 RepliesNeed an expert opinion please!!! Having a tough, tough time and can't get straight answers.
Had protected vaginal sex with a female of unknown std status, but during sex the condom broke and there was 2-3 mins before I noticed and stopped.
3 weeks... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies...(also known as the paper cutter).
I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Responding first to your specific questions:1. No, this is not possible. HIV does not live long outside the body.2. Yes, I believe the undetectable PCR is indeed correct and you have not contracted HIV. False-negative results are not a problem... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello there-No, just touching the condom and then subsequently touching your penis would not be considered risky. While coincidental at best, I do not think that the symptoms you describe are acute HIV infection. Continue to practice safe sex and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello AA,I would not extend your 28-day PEP treatment cycle. If you are still in touch with your recent top-gun, you might ask him to get a rapid HIV test. If indeed he tests negative, this would offer additional reassurance.What I am most concerned... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Bulgarian Guy,So you were with a prostitute and yet you were the one faking having sex??? Wow, now there's a switch!Regarding symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), they generally become manifest two to three weeks... Read more »
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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 MenThe 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 »
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