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Vaginal Sex With Condom And HIV Transmission Risk

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...HIV during sexual activity. Condoms can protect the mouth, vagina or rectum from HIV-infected semen. They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male condoms are used on the penis. Female condoms can be used in the vagina or rectum. For more information,...
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sex without condom

my wife and i are both HIV positive and we are both on med (atripla) sometime when having sex the condom Brock.is that not too risk for us.please help with an answer.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Glad you are practicing safe sex. With condom breaks in HIV infected partners, there would always be a small risk of viral transmission between partners, depending on the type of sex (rectal or vaginal), whether blood, trauma, or menstruation 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
...squeeze it a little bit to look 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... Read more »

risk level of unprotected vaginal sex with withdrawal, polyurethane condoms

In your opinion, what is the risk level of exposure to HIV when one has unprotected vaginal sex using the withdrawal method? Obviously I know this should be avoided... Also, do polyurethane condoms protect one from HIV for those of us who are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ejaculating, but unprotected sex with or without the money shot is risky. Pre-cum can contain HIV. I can't quantitate the "level of risk," as there are many variables viral load, amount of pre-cum, viral strain, etc. But the bottom-line remains... Read more »

oral sex with condoms?

Does giving a man oral sex with a condom without ejaculation warrant testing?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Not really. Performing oral sex on a person without a condom poses a low-risk for transmission, and using a condom practically eliminates that risk for transmission. However, strictly speaking, Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Female Condoms Prevent HIV, So Why Aren't They Marketed to Gay and Bi Men?

...inserted into the vagina or anus. For more comfort during anal intercourse, the small inner ring is removed. This also reduces the risk of rectal trauma and bleeding. The outer ring rests outside the anus, providing an additional barrier against... Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

... When it comes to calculating risk of HIV transmission, some people can really get fixated on specific percentages. That's not something to condone. But it's still Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected with HIV, when either partner's HIV status is not known, and/or when Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...Few days ago, I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the Read more »

11 weeks 2 days from my low risk intercouse.

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
...I want to tell my history. I had 2 relations of risk, well I believe that the risk is a low risk but certainly is a risk. First situation was in 28 the February of this year with Read more »

High-risk?

Posted by Phatfarm1980, 1 Reply
...this she gave me unprotected oral sex and deep throated me. I then had protected vaginal sex with her and as far as I know the condom was intact at all times. Half way through sex she stopped and gave me oral again (this time with a condom on)... Read more »

Vaginal sex experience with PRE-Herpesinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If I had vaginal protected condom sex with a paid sex worker and have had herpes for 20 years prior to this encounter am I at risk for hiv and should I test or Read more »