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Can Expired Condom Cause Hiv Infection

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Gay sex w/ expired condom

Dr. I'm a guy and just had a one night stand with someone that penetrated me. He "came" inside but pulled out immediately after and disposed of the condom. Later I realized the condom was 3 years past the expiration! (Not usually so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The condom was three years past the expiration date??? Dude, either you've been buying your raincoats at Costco/Sam's Club in the "convenient and economical jumbo size," which contains 7,500 condoms or you had a really,... Read more »

expired condoms myths

hi recently had an encounter with a pro.. fully protected including oral sex but am afraid of... Read more »

Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here... Read more »
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Early Expiration May Be Cause of Unusually High False-Positive Rates on OraQuick Rapid HIV Tests, Study Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. After... Read more »
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Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Says Condoms Are Justified in Some Cases to Prevent HIV Infection

"Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition to condoms and for a pontiff who has blamed them for making the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Price Increases in Ukraine Cause Concern About Spread of HIV, Other STIs

Recent increases in condom prices in Ukraine have led some advocates to express concerns about a possible corresponding rise in the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, Russia Today reports. Since October 2008, the price of... Read more »
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Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My question is one i havent seen - I used expired condoms. With a guy that likes to party. I also gave oral sex and no ejaculation in the mouth. Im scared to test. After incident i had severe joint pain. No sickness, did have weakness and trouble... Read more »

expired condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After an encounter with a sex worker, I read the package of the condom and saw that the expiry date was 5 May 2000. My question is how reliable will an expired condom be. I am very worried. Any comments appreciated.

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Potential Infection Through Natural Skin Condoms

Posted by DathanielTDK, 1 Reply
So here's my situation. Just under a week ago I hooked up with a woman I had never met, she basically coming up to me and asking if I'd like to "go party". I said sure, she told me to meet her in her hotel room. I went and got a condom out of my... Read more »

Expiration Date

Posted by Ronnie, 3 Replies
My milk has an expiration date, so does my soup, my medicines, and even me.

Sometimes, I don't think about it. Sometimes, it's the furthest thing from my mind. But, for some reason, today, while I was brushing my teeth - it entered my mind.

I'm on... Read more »