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Are Condoms Still Permeable To The Hiv Virus

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Condom Permeability (CONDOMS)

Some recent questions posted in the forum are really intresting and I would like the discussion to go a little further since it is a really important matter.As you were questioned about the efficacy of condoms by an AIDS activist and recently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why aren't health care professionals and Web sties countering disinformation about condoms? Hmmm . . . hold on a second, dearie, I'm counting to 10 so my head doesn't explode. I just did a quick search for "condoms"... Read more »

HIV transmission from condom slip/HIV virus stable in water

My question is a combined question. This is the 1st and last time I will ever make such a poor... Read more »

HIV virus seeded in condom

Is it possible that HIV could be seeded into a condom and then subsequently infect the user? ... Read more »
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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Diaphragms: A Strangely Permeable Wall

One even larger trial yielded negative results that resonated through both conferences (Padian et al., Lancet July 2007 and IAS 2007 abstracts TUAC101 [Govender et al.], TUAC102 [van der Straten et al.], TUAC104 [Watadzaushe et al.], TUAC105... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NYC Commission on HIV/AIDS Report Recommends Condom Distribution, Needle Exchange, HIV Testing to Slow Spread of Virus

The New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS on Monday released a draft report recommending increased condom distribution, the establishment of needle exchanges and routine HIV testing to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in the city, the New York Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Provides No-Cost Condoms, HIV Tests to Elderly in Effort to Prevent Spread of Virus

The New York City Department for the Aging is providing no-cost condoms and HIV tests to the city's elderly population in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus throughout the group, the AP/ Forbes reports. According to Bernard Branson,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effect of Changes in Condom Usage and Antiretroviral Treatment Coverage on Human Immunodeficiency Virus Incidence in South Africa: A Model-Based Analysis

The current study sought to assess trends in South Africa's HIV incidence and determine the extent to which prevention and treatment programs have reduced that incidence. The researchers adapted two models of the South African HIV epidemic -- the... Read more »
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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 »

Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm sure the virus has to have been transmitted whle condoms were used in the past a few times or so by some... 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 with a condom... Read more »

PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
Hi,
On 4/5 i slept with my x husband. Although I insisted he wear a condom and he started out with one on, when the deed was done the condom was on the bed and he said, "yup, I took it off!"
I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said... Read more »