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Can You Get Hiv Even With Using A Condom

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Could you get Kaposi Sarcoma or Hiv even if you used a condom?

Yes, I wanted to know if you could get Hiv or Kaposi Sarcoma even though you used a condom. 11 almost 12 years ago, I saw really bright red spots on my thigh about 3 to 6 weeks after itercourse.There was definately protection there but I have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As you have probably read in this forum many times, "protected" sex is indeed protected if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.The "spots" you describe do not sound at all like Kaposi's Sarcoma. If a... Read more »

Is failing to disclose my HIV status a crime even if we use condoms?

Is it against the law not to disclose your status the person you're engaging in sexual acts as... Read more »

Effectiveness of condoms (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

I am confused good doctor...you said HIV can't penetrate a condom no, way no how....why does... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Can Interfaith Research Partnerships Develop New Paradigms for Condom Use and HIV Prevention? The Implementation of Conceptual Events in Malawi Results in a "Spiritualized Condom"

"The aim of this intervention research study was to engage senior leaders of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in Malawi in a participatory process to construct an interfaith theology of HIV/AIDS," the authors wrote. The process was created to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Help for the At-Risk; Volunteers Fight HIV With Free Needles, Condoms

Throughout a recent Monday evening, a slow trickle of drug addicts and prostitutes stopped by an unmarked white van parked on Knickerbocker Ave. in Bushwick to get drug needles and condoms. Iris, a 28-year-old Manhattan escort, relapsed heroin... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Netherlands Ad for Safe Sex: Massive Floating Condom

On Friday evening, a giant hot air balloon shaped like a condom floated above a festival in the Dutch city of Lichtenvoorde, a safe-sex message sponsored by Gelre-Ijssel district public health officials. The festival was an ideal venue to reach... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

Introduction Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV Infection HIV, the Virus That Causes AIDS Other Diseases Transmitted by Genital Secretions, Including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis Genital Ulcer Diseases and HPV... Read more »
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Can you get HIV even if u dont ejaculate

Posted by Glum, 2 Replies
Hi Guys..been reading the threads here and apprecite the answers from RAVi and Co.

My qustion is..I was drunk 3 nights ago and for the 1st time had sex with a prostitute.I dont remember much but guilt is killing me.She put a condom on me and we had... Read more »

READ THIS..CONDOM HOLES???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV & Condoms
Posted: Sep 21, 2000



Last evening a friend told me he heard that HIV is smaller than the smallest pores in condoms and that the virus can pass through condom membranes. Have you heard this or is it just another rumor?

Thanks in... Read more »

Had A Real Attack of Tremor in the Evening

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear Friends,

I know you will advise me to get counseling, etc. My question is, if it is PN, or other HIV complications, would I have this strange pattern in my symptoms?

I got a severe attack of tremors at night, pulsation everywhere, but when I woke... Read more »

Please help me. Can't even function...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I had an encounter with an ex-boyfriend a couple days ago. My anxiety is getting the best of me.

This encounter was a one time thing. Bad part is we used no protection and he didn't "pull out".

He had just gotten out of a 1 1/2 year relationship... Read more »