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AM I SAFE USING A CONDOM

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

condoms aren't totally safe (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

I don't really have a queston but rather a statement. i'm a 17 senoir in hight school and have done many essays throughout my high school career. when i was in the 11th grade i did a report on safe sex and the different types of condoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You don't have a "queston," but rather a statement. OK. You're a "senoir" in "hight" school???? Hmmm . . . . Your many essays and 11th grade report on safe sex found that there are "tiny tears in... Read more »

findind a safe condom (LATEX ALLERGY 2009)

Hi Doc how are you is there a safe condom you can recommend to me to use my wife is allergic to the... Read more »

How safe is condom?

Ryan, is a condom 100% safe? I had protected sex about two months ago with commercial sex workers... Read more »
Articles
Aniz, Inc.

Safe Is Sexy: How Female Condoms Can Double Your Pleasure

Christopher Ervin Sept. 16 marks the second annual Global Female Condom Day, and female condom advocates are seizing the opportunity to highlight this innovative -- yet underused -- safer sex tool. We (I and my coalition colleagues) love female... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Sex in the City: Condoms and an Updated Message in New York

Three years ago, a city health department study found that despite condom distribution and lessons about safe sex in New York City public schools during the past 15 years, teens were not necessarily listening. One in four students who reported being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Superheroes Will Hand Out Condoms Along With Safe Kits During Vancouver Olympics

Condoms will be included in "safe kits" handed out to Vancouver visitors when the 2010 Olympic Games begin next month. Volunteers dressed as "Captain Condom" and other superheroes will distribute kits that also include lubricants, lip balm, other... Read more »
AIDS United

The Female Condom: Safe, Sexy and Cost-Effective

Jessica Terlikowski This week the journal AIDS and Behavior published study findings stating that the Washington, D.C. female condom education and distribution program is a cost effective strategy for reducing new HIV infections. The data... Read more »
Connect With Others

How safe are Condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey,

I am a 21 year old bisexual who was wondering how safe condoms actually are during gay sex?

Since my last test I have had anal sex, me recieving twice from the same guy. I was wondering what the chances are of contracting the virus from safe sex.... Read more »

safe sex using condoms and the proper lube

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have tried most of lubes recommended and although you mention a few lubes on your site i am surprised that you have not mentioned Astroglide which i found a few weeks ago on www.astroglide.co.uk it is fantastic and gives long lasting lubrication... Read more »

I thought condoms were safe

Posted by Anonymous
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Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »