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What Are The Percentages Of Catching Hiv From One Sexual Contact

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Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »

Virgin Worried About His First Sexual Contact

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am 27 years old, 6'2" and 210 lbs. Exactly two weeks ago today, I was with a girl I met on the Internet. We did the following three things: (a) I kissed her breasts and one of her nipples, which tasted like breast...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A 27-year-old virgin? Dude, you've got some serious catching up to do! The HIV-acquisition risk from your Internet hookup is nonexistent. None of the three activities carries any risk of HIV transmission. Neither worry nor HIV testing is... Read more »

Whats my risk of catching HIV from my roomate

I am a college student, and I have a roomate who I have only known for a year. He is extremely sexually active and he got pretty sick one week after he had unprotected sex with a girl he met one night. Being fairly well read on HIV/AIDS, I know that...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Being sick after having unprotected sex is not likely to be a sign that one is HIV infected. People in college get sick for many other reasons (colds, flu, etc.). So you may be jumping to conclusions.Even if your roommate is HIV infected, you are... Read more »

could i catch hiv from my own semen (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

i just want to know that if put my own semen on a sex toy and insert it in to me can i catch hiv/aids?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your question once again demonstrates the urgent need for age-appropriate sex education in our schools (and the equal urgent need for you to have a real date with a real person, rather than an inanimate object purchased at Good Vibrations Sex... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i bet that topic got your attention. i'm trying to give another source for helping the WW's. Honestly i don't think one person that has posted lately has really reasearched anything about hiv aside from ARS. Can't you realize that the posts GMAN... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Are tests valid after another sexual contact?...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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What about people who have another sexual contact or other sexual contacts during the window or latency period?...

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Are test results valid once you've had another sexual contact since getting tested?...

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