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What Is The Risk Of Vaginal Sex Without Condom

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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 »

sex without condom

my wife and i are both HIV positive and we are both on med (atripla) sometime when having sex the... Read more »

condom broke,how great is the risk?

Dear Doctor, i just had vaginal sex with a stripper.after ejaculating i noticed that the condom... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...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... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
...with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex worker, I would not have slept with her. My risk was protected vaginal sex. What is really freaking me out is that I sucked her nipples and earlobes too and we... Read more »

Oral sex and condom issue!

Posted by gbv22, 1 Reply
...I recently had sex with an ex-girlfriend from 4+ years back. During the incident I fingered her and briefly gave her oral sex, then applied a condom 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 just forget the entire experience and not test? Thank you fro you time Read more »

Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello I know that anal sex is the one that carries the most risk. I had a nal sex and the guy did not cum inside me he pulled out, he was in for about a minute. What are my risks? What are the Read more »