Are Condoms 100 Effective Against Hiv
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University of North CarolinaHello thereCondoms are effective in preventing HIV transmission as long as they are used correctly, with water-based lubricant, and don't break. Nothing in life is 100% but correct condom use is pretty close. Take care,Dr. W... Read more »
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"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece SaysThere is "nothing 'highly effective' about condoms when it comes to protecting young people from STDs," Shepherd Smith, president of the Institute for Youth Development , a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit group that advocates risk avoidance... Read more »
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Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled TrialAlthough the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
PrEP: PK Modeling of Daily TDF/FTC (Truvada) Provides Close to 100% Protection Against HIV InfectionTable of Contents Introduction iPrEX: Modeled Prediction of 99% Protection With Daily Adherence Table 1: Estimates for Risk Reduction in iPrEX Comment Partners PrEP: Protection in Serodifferent Heterosexual Couples Table 2: Efficacy... Read more »
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Posted by nikhilI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesAccording to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »
Posted by AIDS2HIV, 8 Repliesits easy to pick out the bad things, but lets have some fun and pick out some really good ones...
100 Great things about being HIV+
1.You truly don't care who Elton John and George Michael are sleeping with as long as you get to see the pictures.
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI'am currently negative following my last test 2 months ago. Im living a stupid life right now smoking weed, drinking comig home late, have sex with different girls mostly sex workers.. usually i just get a protected blowjob, and sometimes i have... Read more »
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