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Condom And AIDS

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indonesia Enlists Smelly Fruit Scented Condoms in AIDS Fight

The AIDS group DKT Indonesia has begun selling condoms that smell like durian, a spiky local fruit. While foreigners compare the fruit's odor to stale cheese, old gym shoes or a gas leak, many Asians like it. The new condom's reception has "been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopian UN Truckers Taught About Condoms, AIDS

More than 2,000 truckers hired by the World Food Program in Ethiopia have been given lessons on the proper use of condoms as part of a two-month course on HIV/AIDS prevention, said the UN agency yesterday. The courses were conducted with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss Catholics Hand Out Condoms in AIDS Campaign

Defying Vatican policy, Lucerne's Roman Catholic Church this week undertook an effort to distribute 3,000 condoms as part of an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign. By Wednesday, about 400 condoms had been handed out in front of the main railway station to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

If I superglue my penis shut before sex instead of wearing a condom, can I still catch aids?

please tell me what are the chances of getting aids if i do this....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll bet you voted for Bush. Twice, right? Go ahead and give it a try and let us know how it works out for you, OK? (Forum readers, it's also a good way to keep dolts and Republicans from procreating.) Now before I start getting mail... Read more »

Can Saliva on a condom result in AIDS

Dear Doctor,I had received oral sex from a sex worker in spain.The following was the sequence.1.)She gave me a blow job while I was wearing a condom for 3 minutes.2.)I felt I was about to ejaculate so i quickly removed her head from my penis and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Saliva is not known to transmit HIV. See <a href=http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q99072.html target=_new>Saliva as a barrier.</a> RMK... Read more »

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 »

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 »
Connect With Others

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 »

Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So everyone is saying condoms are 100% effective against HIV, is this true?

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condom

Posted by Anonymous
has anyone ever got hiv from having sex with a condom on that didn't break? Read more »