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What Can I Use To Protect Myself During Oral Sex

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Allergic to Latex condoms and Protected Oral Sex (LATEX ALLERGY AND SAFE SEX)

Doctor, i had protected insertive oral sex with a CSW two weeks ago for 10-15 minutes. I have a mild allergy to latex condoms. symptoms include( slight burning sensation or irritation on shaft of my penis and discomfort on area below my stomach)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.No, latex allergy per se would not increase your risk of HIV transmission.2.No. HIV is only a risk if there is "non-intact" skin, such as an open wound.3.If the sex was indeed protected, an HIV test wouldn't be warranted,... Read more »

protected oral sex

3 years ago i had protected oral sex with a prostitute in Prague. She suminiatered the condom.Do I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Sex on TV: Some Teen Shows Neglect Protection -- POZ, January/February Issue

The January/February issue of POZ magazine ranks several television shows aimed at young audiences on whether their storylines involve preventing STDs or unwanted pregnancy. On a scale of one to 10 condoms (one being the lowest), "Glee" got the... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV NEG UB2: Does Serosorting Protect You?

Safer sex is a gay, grass-roots invention.In fact, just about everybehavioral technique used in theU.S. to stop or slow the spread ofHIV was invented and first practiced bygay men. These techniques were consideredrisky by the public health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ireland: State Plan Urged to Combat Massive Rise in Sexual Diseases

The Dublin AIDS Alliance and Red Ribbon Project recently launched "Straight Talking," a frank safe sex campaign including information about oral sex, masturbation and various forms of sexual intercourse. At the campaign's unveiling, the groups said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Attitudes Toward Safe Sex Do Not Match Behavior Among U.S. Adults, Survey Shows

Although 84% of U.S. adults say they take "necessary" steps to protect themselves against sexually transmitted diseases, their actions do not support their claims, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive for the American Social Health... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
I just want to explain what my encounter was and my symptoms one more time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky.

I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my... Read more »

Oral protected sex with uknown condom status

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
i wrote you people a moths ago and you told me that mi risk was very low considered in oral sex.
Well, i almost die in anxiety waiting for my 13 weeks final test.
The test was negative, Thumbs Ups. wohoooooooooo
But im a stupid person and i put my... Read more »

Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »