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Very interesting findings in Asia!

Mar 22, 2007

Hello Doc,

I was over in China last week for buisness and at the hotel they had condoms but also they had some form of condom that a man puts on his penis and then it will dissolve in 1-2 minutes offering protection against all STD's including HIV. Just wondering if you have ever heard of these, it was a manufactured in China. Don't worry I am not going to say I used one!! just thought I would let you know. also another quick note I read alot of people write in about China, Thailand etc.. and I must say you would find it very hard to find a person in either countries who doesn't know about HIV/AIDS, they are very well educated. I guess due to there past problems with the epidemic. Take care and keep up the good work and I will be heading to your town one of these days so I can personnally thank a man who 3 years ago made my life do a 180 in the right direction.

Response from Dr. Frascino


Condoms that dissolve in 1-2 minutes??? YIKES! Now there's an idea so profoundly idiotic Dubya could have thought it up! No, my friend, the dissolving condoms will not protect against STDs/HIV.

As for HIV/AIDS awareness around the world, yes, many countries have done a much better job than the United States in promoting HIV/AIDS awareness, education and prevention. Just take a read through the archives and you'll find ample evidence of that!

Be well. Stay well. Stay informed.

Dr. Bob

Strange But True
thanks..resident doctor who wished your arm around his neck.

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