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Can You Get AIDS Or HIV By Using A Condom

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Articles
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

Vatican to Publish Document on Condom Use to Prevent HIV/AIDS, Official Says; Retired Cardinal Calls Condom Use "Lesser Evil"

Pope Benedict XVI has asked the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care and other scientists and theologians to study condom use as a means of HIV prevention, and the Vatican will release a document on the subject soon, Cardinal Javier Lozano... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group Plans HIV/AIDS Forum on Condom Promotion, Injection Drug Users in Bangkok Before International AIDS Conference

The Health and Development Networks , a not-for-profit organization that receives official support from the Irish government, is sponsoring an HIV/AIDS forum in Bangkok, Thailand, to discuss the country's successful condom promotion program and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

still get HIV/AIDS while using a condom

Can you still get HIV/AIDS while using a condom?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes and no!No, if the latex or polyurethane condom is properly used and doesn't fail.Yes, if the latex or polyurethane condom is not used properly or fails.Things that can go wrong include:1.Using lambskin (instead of latex or polyurethane)... Read more »

CAN HIV/AIDS VIRUS PASS THROUGH CONDOMS

I was taught that the HIV/Aids virus it self is much smaller then the pores in condoms, and that the virus can and will pass through the pores. Is this true, because, I have been searching the internet for this infomation and haven't found it....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
What you have heard is popular myth about HIV and condoms. Laboratory studies have demonstrated that the pores in latex and polyurethane condoms are too small for HIV and many other STD-related viruses and bacteria. Some laboratory studies have... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Medical journalist?" Hmmm . . . faith-based pseudo-science crack-pot-journalist would be more accurate. Let me quote the stated mission of CRISIS Magazine:"The mission of CRISIS Magazine is to interpret and shape the direction... Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stan,Why even bother commenting on the religious right? Well, for starters, how about the fact these folks vote! They have the power to elect presidents and congressmen and congresswomen. These folks and some of the folks they elected actually... Read more »
Connect With Others

Condom broke ..aids?

Posted by scaredfool123, 2 Replies
Hi I was in goa day before and I ended up having sex with a woman who seemed more or less healthy.
I did not wear the condom properly because it kept coming off but I held it and made sure i held it and it covered the entire penis from head to... Read more »

no condoms=aids???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i'm a 20 years old woman and i had first slept with a guy when i was 17. since then i had 3 boy friends and i had slept with them all. i have a new boy friend now these days..and he doesn't like to use comdoms..and that makes me warry..i don't think... 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 FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

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 he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »