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Are Condoms 100 Effective Against Hiv

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HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm a female who has recently become involved in a sexual relationship with a new boyfriend. He told me he doesn't have any STD's, but I have always been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...frightened me a lot.The message written on the condom went something like, " although proper use of the condom may protect against HIV/Aids, it does not properly eliminate the risk".That seemed a little bit in contradiction to what I have read... Read more »

Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Africa Health Minister to Discuss AIDS Programs With Religious Leaders, Including Bishops Opposed to Condom Use

...Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference , later this month to discuss "various issues of common interest," including HIV/AIDS, the SAPA/News24.com reports (SAPA/News24.com, 2/1). The bishops last month condemned the promotion of condoms... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Department to Buy 2 Million Female Condoms to Help Curb HIV/AIDS

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV/AIDS Initiative in Tanzania Aims to Increase Condom Availability

...the condoms will be available for purchase from the vending machines for 100 shillings, or about $1. John Wanyancha, PSI's HIV/AIDS program manager, said that the project's leaders focused on targeting areas with high HIV/AIDS rates after... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian HIV/AIDS Groups Considering Installing Condom Vending Machines to Increase Use, Combat Stigma

... India's National AIDS Control Organisation in conjunction with other HIV/AIDS groups is considering installing condom vending machines nationwide to address the stigma surrounding condoms and increase their Read more »
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Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...So everyone is saying condoms are 100% effective against HIV, is this true? Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes Read more »

Does any one got HIV using a condom???

Posted by Leonadi, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... 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 protected Read more »