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Touching Used Condom Scared I Have AIDS

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Condom scare

hi doc,If someone did anal intercourse with an infected female using condom and after sex he use his hands to get rid off the condom, definitely his hands also touch the outer layering of condom, can this cause aids?? ...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
One would have to consider whether there was any risk of the infected female's boily fluids or secretions coming directly into contact with cells of yours that could be infected. This would be most lilely if you had an open sore on your hands,... Read more »

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... Read more »

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

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very scared. Please HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I had a sexual explosure with a protitute that i later knew she was Hiv positive. I used condom, but I did a fatal mistake. After I finished sex I did not take the condom off my penus immediatley, Instead I put on my underwear and I went to the... Read more »

scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a one time encounter at a massage parlor. I was wearing a condom but it might have come off, couldn't tell. just the way it went down but believe it did. I startted getting sick about 6 days later. I'm tired lost appitite feel like throwing up... Read more »

Paper cut guy is touching condom guy also

Posted by Anonymous
Do you notice some have the paper cut question and touching condom question, they are one in the same

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touched a condom then myself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
You make an awful lot of assumptions Guess. I tend to agree with the other poster in that you are grasping at straws to convince yourself you are infected. Nobody knows how many women were infected by precum alone and I doubt you are the current... Read more »