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Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It
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Condom holes (HOLES IN CONDOMS, 2011)

Hi Dr,Congratulations on your success and achievements in society.What do you think of the published letter to the Washington Times by C. Michael Roland, head of the Polymer Properties Section at the Naval Research laboratory in Washington, D.C. and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...STD pathogens, including HIV. Therefore, if you did use a latex condom properly and the condom did not fail, I do not believe HIV testing is warranted.There are many reasons condom effectiveness in preventing HIV may be compromised. For instance,... Read more »

condom breakage

doc, i met a lady few weeks ago. i dont know her status. we had sex few days ago but before i even wore the condom, i was just ejaculating. i managed to wear the condom and i entered with difficulty because my penis was not strong. i came out just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...But since no one seems to know what happened during your wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am 30 seconds, why not just get the three-month HIV test for peace of mind? Oh and by the way, you also might need to work on your overall sexual technique if you ever... Read more »

latex condom with vaseline lubricant

While having anal sex with sex worker i used 2 latex expired condoms and over condoms for smooth insersion i used vaseline cream. what is my chance of getin HIV. I have read that if one use vaseline with latex condom the condom is virtually useless....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there's a good chance you dodged the HIV bullet and did not have a significant risk. However, if you're concerned, get a single HIV test at the three-month mark. And please spend some time reviewing the principles of safer sexual techniques and... Read more »

correct informations (CONDOMS)

Hi, Dr. Bob!I was talking about latex condom and vaseline which would be used sometimes also by prostitutes, unfortunately.He read that latex condome, if it once comes in touch with vaseline or baby-oil can at once pass hiv particles, even if it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there's a good chance you dodged the HIV bullet and did not have a significant risk. However, if you're concerned, get a single HIV test at the three-month mark. And please spend some time reviewing the principles of safer sexual techniques and... Read more »
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AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Swaziland: AHF Launches Free Condom and HIV Testing Campaign in Manzini

...HIV/AIDS medical care and lifesaving antiretroviral treatment, kicks off ambitious "Love Condom" campaign and stepped-up free HIV testing effort in hard-hit African nation. Swazi group produces four compelling safer sex print ads promoting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Calls on Tennessee Jail to Conduct HIV Tests, Condom Distribution

...2.04%, testing positive. If the jail adopts the program, it would be the first in Tennessee to do so. The sheriff's office said HIV testing currently is not mandatory because the booking process already is stressful to some inmates, according to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Program Distributes No-Cost ITNs, Condoms, Water Filters to People Who Receive HIV Tests

...and a water filter to everyone who receives a test, DPA/ Bangkok Post reports. The campaign -- which aims to administer HIV tests to 43,000 sexually active people ages 15 to 49 in the district -- is a joint project of Vestergaard Frandsen ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California State, County Health Officials to Force Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Film Industry After Actors Test HIV-Positive

...with James on at least one movie, also tested positive. About 12 companies have agreed to a 60-day production moratorium until HIV testing is completed, industry experts said ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/16). Preliminary test results on... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...it? It looked like it was intact, but could there have been a small hole. It was not ripped from tip to bottom... I had an HIV test about three + weeks after the encounter which came back negative. i just am freaking out for this current... Read more »

Condom Breakages - The Big Question.

Posted by rescuemepliz, 1 Reply
...status,I began obssesing about the posibility that one of the condoms might have broken and I didnt notice.I have had regular HIV tests before and have always tested negative. I don't do unprotected sex,whatever the circumstances with whoever. ... Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be Read more »

Condom Use

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...through an online dating site. He's really great and things have been really good between us. Up to this point we have used condoms consistently but now he says he wants to stop using them and that we can both go get tested for HIV together. ... Read more »