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Can You Get Vaginosis From A Latex Condom

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Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It
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A strange and scientifically doubtable information?

Hello Dr.!I'm a dedicated follower and supporter of this website, which I think is a guiding light in terms of HIV/AIDS counselling and information. And since we are all at pontential risk, I must ask for your guidance on the following subject:I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sex could cause a vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis, for example).My advice is to stock up with a Costco-sized supply of condoms and use them liberally (and properly)!Happy Holidays. Be well. Stay well. Noel?Dr. Bob Read more »

Allergic to Latex condoms and Protected Oral Sex (LATEX ALLERGY AND SAFE SEX)

Doctor, i had protected insertive oral sex with a CSW two weeks ago for 10-15 minutes. I have a mild allergy to latex condoms. symptoms include( slight burning sensation or irritation on shaft of my penis and discomfort on area below my stomach)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."non-intact" skin, such as an open wound.3.If the sex was indeed protected, an HIV test wouldn't be warranted, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. When HIV testing is... Read more »

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
...Hi, I'm delighted you and your girlfriend are planning ahead to stay safe! For latex allergic folks, I recommend polyurethane condoms. There are several brands to choose from, and they can be found in almost all drug stores. Just read the label... Read more »

bacterial vaginosis help!

I have had vacterial vaginosis, for 2 months and treatment like metrogel does not seem to be working my doctor has tried every type of vaginal and oral treatment and they don't work, what else can I do? since I only 21 years old and plan on having...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...(chlamydia or trichomonas for instance) or even a different type of vaginitis. Believe it or not, even latex sensitivity (in condoms or diaphragms) can cause confusion. If your doctor is at the end of his or her rope, I would ask to see a... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Using Latex Diaphragm With Condoms Had Same HIV Incidence as Those Who Only Used Condoms, Study Says

... Women who used latex diaphragms and condoms as an HIV prevention method had the same HIV incidence as those who only used condoms, according to a study published online Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...cancer ofthe vulva, vagina, anus, and penis. Genital HPV is spread easily throughskin-to-skin contact during vaginal or anal sex. Condoms do not totally preventtransmission. HIV+ people are more likely to be infected with HPV thanHIV-negative... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...act that involves sexual fluids or blood has at least some risk, safer sex means using barriers every time. Barriers include condoms (male and female), dental dams (thin squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less... Read more »
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latex condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a condom broke, is it something that can go unnoticed? Can HIV pass through a latex condom? If someone has protected sex, do they need Read more »

condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I don't mind the taste of latex. What is the best brand to use when pleasuring your man? Read more »

how effective are condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...will be going with some friends to Dominican republic soon and you know how it is down there.. one thing is i always wear a condom and i always check to make sure its not broken or anything.. i hope this phase in my life ends soon, i just dont... Read more »

Condom Use

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello I'm allergic to latex and do not use condoms. what should I do?? Read more »