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Are Condoms Safe

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Can two condoms be safe (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

An HIV + male had on two condoms, we had vaginal intercourse (i was on top)...not for very long time......as soon as i got off of him (condoms still on), I saw him ejaculate into the condom. i did not see anything leaking out...everything seemed to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV risk would be nonexistent if the latex condom did not fail. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. That said, I do not recommend "double bagging." See below.Dr. BobDouble condoms to prevent HIVAug 29, 2005 Dear... Read more »

Condoms safe in wallet?

Why shouldn't I carry a condom in a wallet? What effect does heat have on a condom?... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador Health Authority Promoting Condom Use as Part of Safe-Sex Campaign

Ahead of Valentine's Day, Newfoundland's Eastern Health authority launched "Take Care Down There," a campaign to promote condom use and safer-sex practices among those ages 18-30. "The incidence of [STDs] in this province is generally lower than the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Planned Parenthood Passing Out "Condom Pops" to Encourage Safe Sex for Valentine's Day

In February, Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan began distributing more than 6,000 free Valentine's Day-themed "condom pops" to the community in observance of National Condom Week and National Condom Month. Communications Director... Read more »
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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 »

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 »