Can You Contract Hiv When Using A Condom

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Very low risk of contracting HIV when not using condoms

Hello Bob, Many thanks for your second reply, and your categorical denial that cleanliness makes any difference, or that semen-covered fingers in close proximity to a vagina are not infectious. I'm not sure other medics would agree with you there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...self-destruction or hurting others. On the other hand, you, Tony, are asleep at the wheel.Dr. BobVery low risk of infection when not using condoms:Posted Jun 30, 2005 Dear Bob, Thanks for your reply to my posting, and thank you for starting out... Read more »

can you contract aids while wearing a condom

today in my health class our teacher said that you could get aids by having sex with a partner who... Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan First Lady Says Young People Should Not Use Condoms to Avoid Contracting HIV

... Kenyan first lady Lucy Kibaki, chair of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS , on Thursday said that she is "not in favor" of promoting condoms as an HIV prevention method, Agence France-Presse reports Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Zimbabwe, Hair Salons Promote Female Condom Use to Protect Against HIV

...women who visited salons involved in the initiative and found that 59 percent of them felt they were at risk of contractingHIV; about 65 percent identified the condom as a basic prevention method against STDs including HIV; and 84 percent said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Officials Express Concern About Commercial Sex Workers Who Re-Use Female Condoms

... Officials and HIV/AIDS advocates in Uganda during a recent meeting expressed concern about commercial sex workers in the country's capital of Kampala Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China to Provide Free Condoms to All HIV-Positive People

...The Chinese government on Monday announced that it plans to begin providing free condoms to all HIV-positive people as part of an effort to ensure that at least 50% of all groups at high risk of contractingHIV use Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there any links of tests done to show the % of how effective condoms are at stopping the virus? Had protected sex around 5 months ago but lately have been feeling unwell and am wondering whether 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 Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has any one heard of a person contractingHIV after they used a condom, while performing intercourse with a possibly HIV infected person? Read more »