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Vaginal Sex With Condom Afraid I Have HIV

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Vaginal sex w/ + boyfriend

I have been searching through your archieves and I was unable to find anything regarding my specific situation, but if I missed it, I apologize.I am a woman and I am in a relationship with an HIV+ man. He has been very afraid of infecting me so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Condoms, latex or non-latex, very seldom break when used properly. (Proper use includes the liberal use of condom-compatible lubricants.) Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen... Read more »

$50 Donation For Question On Weird Oral Sex Part 2

Link:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q201798.htmlHi Dr Bob, I want to thank you... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other changes in their bodies. The number of 55-to-64-year-old single people in the US... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...feelings about their body and their health. It may be difficult to feel attractive and have a normal romantic relationship. Fear of transmitting HIV can cause an excess of caution. This might even stop all sexual activity. Review the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get... Read more »
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besides obvious mental issue lol,can i go woohoo?

Posted by bios23, 3 Replies
...diarrhea and confuse it with a symptom, I even had suicidal thoughts a few times. I want to have my life back. I know this kind of fear is NOT normal. I wrote to doctor Bob which probably didn't answer me because it was a silly question and i... Read more »

I fear the worst. Could this be ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that I must have gotten from them. Now, I know I've read a million people say condoms equal safe sex, but I used a condom for vaginal penetration and got it anyway. This is 12 weeks after the incident but I have had slowly swelling lymph nodes... Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
...terrified. Almost a month ago I had unprotected sex with a woman I had good reasons to suspect after the act. It was insertive vaginal intercourse without a condom (how stupid of me), I am circumsized (heard there are studies that indicate it... Read more »

Exposure to Fluids?

Posted by hetero, 1 Reply
...After a visit to a sex worker, I am worried about my chances of contracting HIV from exposure to vaginal fluids. I used a condom, but am afraid that some fluids may find its way to the top of the penis, and somehow I will be exposed. Read more »