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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...female can be used. For more information about latex condoms, see " Male Latex Condoms and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. " If you choose to have oral sex, and your partner is female, use a latex barrier (such as a natural rubber latex sheet, a dental dam, or a cut-open condom that makes a square) between your mouth and the vagina. A latex barrier such as a dental dam reduces the risk of blood or vaginal fluids entering your mouth....
Ask the Experts

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 latex condom
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...STD. However, I am currently in another country, condoms here only label that theyre electronically tested and made of natural rubber latex. Are these condoms equally effective as those in the states? Brand doesnt matter? Latex is just latex... Read more »

Unprotected Oral sex. Your opinion. Been reading similar answers. Your opinion please?

Hi Dr. Bob,Been reading this forum for years and I feel this is a great service you do for the public. At times I wonder how you can do it and how have you been able to put up with us for so long. Well here is my question and I have read similar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are nearly 30 and were "one of the few who practiced abstinence but were so fed up with being sexually deprived for so long (you) had to go for it." You're correct when you wrote you have "read similar questions" in this forum. Read more »

Latex Allergy question - follow up on advice

Dr. BobI was the person who wrote to you about Latex Allergy and Safe Sex. First off, I would like to thank you for replying to my previous post. I know you get this a lot, but god bless your work on HIV prevention.Before I go on and ask my question...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...) negative.Hep B, C and syphilis screening also negative. Rast Test (blood and skin )showed an allergy to some food and also RUBBER . I am practicing safe sex, and experience mild but obvious allergy symptoms whenever i use condoms. I am not a... Read more »

Sex with clothes

Sex with underwear and full clothes ...is it cosidered as protected sex or unprotected sex ???...Thanks a lot...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...probably call it Republican sex or at least a big sticky mess sex.Technically speaking "protected" sex means you are wearing a latex rubber, so you wouldn't qualify. Of course, since you were fully dressed, one wonders whether you even qualify... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women Who Have Sex With Women

...barrier methods for use during oral sex have been evaluated as effective by the Food and Drug Administration. However, natural rubber latex sheets, dental dams, condoms that have been cut and spread open, or plastic wrap may offer some protection... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS

...Standards Organization. Under an FDA proposal, the labeling on latex condoms should state that "this product contains natural rubber latex." FDA has alsorequested manufacturers to state on the label that "[if] used properly, latex condoms will... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...be used to protect the rectum. What Are They Made Of? Condoms used to be made of natural skin (including lambskin) or of rubber. That's why they are called "rubbers." Most condoms today are latex or polyurethane. Lambskin condoms can prevent... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
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Living with ed

Posted by bearby, 1 Reply
...when such an occasion does occur the first words from my lips is that I have aids and yes I know how to protect you with a rubber ( there I go telling my age !). And even tho this might work to benefit some for most the understanding I usualy ... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that the rubber (possibly combined with friction, sweat, body heat, and other factors) had caused a tiny abrasion on the skin at... Read more »

Unprotected Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Okay, here's a loaded subject. My partner has HIV & I don't. We use a condom during sex MOST of the time. Sometimes though, we both just want to forget he has HIV. We want the intimacy and closeness we had pre-diagnosis. Read more »

On failed rubbers, tree attacks, & sex in Africa

Posted by GaryNPA, 1 Reply
...poked you that just before had a confirmed hiv positive person leaning up against it and bleeding on it. You CAN get hiv from a sex worker, IF they are definitely positive, and IF you had the ideal conditions present for transmission of a very... Read more »