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Can Use Of Condoms Stop Hiv Infection

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PrEP and re-infection between HIV partners not using condoms

Hi, I am HIV poz and have been taking Truvada and Reyataz for five years now. My partner is also HIV poz and takes the same meds. We often have unprotected sex. Do the recent PrEP findings for Truvada suggest that we are combatting "super...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...educators is that the iPrEx study results would be misinterpreted and result in behavioral disinhibition and decreased use of condoms. The bottom line is that PrEP appears to lower HIV transmission among men who have sex with men, but certainly... Read more »

Condome got stuck with cum: How riskey is it to be infected by HIV Virus?

I was having a sex with another guy for one night encounter. I was receving, while he was... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...writes (11/21). "In the case of a male prostitute, says Benedict [in the interview], using a condom to reduce the risk of HIV infection 'can be a first step in the direction of moralisation, a first assumption of responsibility, on the way... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

...authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent HIV infection among men and women in Uganda and Tanzania, countries where other studies have shown improvement in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behaviour, Condom Use, and Disclosure of HIV Status in HIV Infected Heterosexual Individuals Attending an Inner London HIV Clinic

...rate of 47.3 percent. In the past year, 100 participants reported being sexually active. Of these, 73 percent reported using condoms when they last had vaginal sex. Knowledge of their partner's HIV status was the only variable significantly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Catholic Church Debate Over Use of Condoms to Prevent HIV Infection

...Angeles Times on Friday examined the "quiet but intense debate" within the Catholic Church over the use of condoms to prevent HIV infection (Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times , 2/4). Last month, Spanish Bishops Conference spokesperson Bishop Juan... Read more »
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HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the more common ways to contract HIV ? has there been any recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording of a person sitting on a needle and then getting HIV ? will you know if you... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to understand the importance of promoting condom use to prevent HIV infections from occurring. Condoms have been used successfully to prevent HIV infections from the time, when HIV... Read more »