Condom Breaks What Percent Chance Do I Have Hiv

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HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm a female who has recently become involved in a sexual relationship with a new boyfriend. He told me he doesn't have any STD's, but I have always been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...permeate intact latex (or polyurethane). This has been well-studied under laboratory conditions. However, latex (or polyurethane) condoms are not 100% effective in the "real world" because they frequently are not used properly and rarely they... Read more »

Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

83 Percent of Girls in Nigerian Capital Carry Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS: Official

...televised interview on Thursday, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said the majority of girls who work in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, carry condoms to protect against HIV. Osotimehin, chairperson of the National Action Committee Against AIDS, did not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Report Adds to a Condom Debate HIV; Failure Rate Found to Be 10 Percent

...A draft report for the UN's AIDS agency has found that even when people use condoms consistently, the failure rate for protection against HIV is an estimated 10 percent, making them a larger risk than portrayed Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Free Female Condoms Are New Tool in Washington, D.C.'s Battle Against HIV/AIDS

...program rolling out in the next three weeks, Washington will become the first city in the United States to distribute free female condoms. Officials said the effort will target sections of wards 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7 where research indicates many... Read more »
Female Health Company

Second-Generation Female Condom Is Now Available in the United States; FC2 Female Condom Will Cost 30 Percent Less Than Predecessor

... Chicago, Ill. -- The Female Health Company (FHC) (NASDAQ: FHCO) is announcing today that its second-generation FC2 Female Condom®, which received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration in March as an HIV prevention method,... Read more »
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