|Can blood or HIV pass through polyurethane?
May 28, 2004
I just read your article that neither blood nor HIV can pass through latex but what about polyurethane? I didn't even know that I was using a polyurethane condom at the time because the darn writing is so small that no one can even read it!
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Nope, blood cannot pass through latex or polyurethane. Polyurethane condoms are particularly useful for folks who have latex allergy.
As Mr. Robinson said to the soon-to-be-seduced Ben in The Graduate, "Ben, I have one word for you . . . Plastics!" I agree. Whether it's latex or polyurethane, plastics are the way to go!! (Or cum, as the case may be.)
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