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Can Lambskin Condoms Stop Hiv Transmission

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Allergic to Latex (CONDOMS, USING CONDOMS, LAMBSKIN CONDOMS)

I am allergic to Latex which seems to be the only type of condom that protect.Is this true? Are there any other alternatives? I read that lambskin does not protect........
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. BobMy girlfriend is allergic to latex, so we can't use a condom. What other protection is there?Nov 28, 2003 Hello, I'm a teen virgin and so... Read more »

Oral Sex and Lambskin Condom

Hi RyanWhat are my chances of getting HIV by receiving oral (I am a male)from a girl whose mouth... Read more »

Lambskin condom

I recently had sex with a man who used a lambskin condom. I wasn't really paying attention to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durex Stops Making Condoms With Nonoxynol-9 Due to Possible Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

SSL International , the maker of Durex condoms, has stopped producing condoms containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9, which in recent studies has shown that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 1/20). ... Read more »
HIV i-Base

HPTN 052 Study Stopped Early: Significant Reduction in HIV Transmission From Early Use of HIV Treatment in Serodifferent Partners

Although more detailed results have since been presented (see earlier report from IAS Rome conference earlier in this issue ), the following summary information was reported as a press release from the U.S. NIAID. Initiation of Antiretroviral... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Both Drugs and Condoms Needed to Stop HIV: Study

People with HIV on effective antiretroviral therapy should not stop using condoms on the assumption their infection is not sexually transmissible, a new study reports. In fact, HIV infections could quadruple if those responding well to... Read more »
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Lambskin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had sex, protected vaginal and oral with an escort of unknown status.

I think the condom was latex but I'm not positive. Is there a big difference between lambskin and latex as far as feel and looks? I have only used latex and I'm pretty... Read more »

Transmission via kissing and condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently met a wonderful and terric person whom I'd to get to know better. The only problem is this person is HIV+. We have gone out on a few dates and finaly kissed. I really like this person but I also want to take each and every precaution.

... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

HIV Transmission

Posted by sarkar, 2 Replies
I am 46 years old Indian live in New Delhi. After having protected sex with a CSW for 5 minutes using condom and ejaculated inside on 18-02-2014, My doctor conducted HIV PCR RNA test at 43 days post exposure and it gave positive with 225 copies/ml.... Read more »