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Condom Effectiveness Against Hiv During Menstration

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter on HIV sexual prevention. I'll Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Philippines: WHO Backs Government in Condom Clash With Catholic Church

...Monday, World Health Organization officials voiced support for the Philippine government's advocacy of condoms as a part of its HIV/AIDS prevention strategy. Condoms are "extremely effective protection against HIV and other [STDs]," said Soe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

...Genital Ulcer Diseases and HPV Infections Selected References Introduction Consistent and correct use of male latex condoms can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of STD transmission. To achieve the maximum protective effect,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

... What Are the Side Effects? --> The Bottom Line For More Information What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are anti-HIV substances. They could reduce the risk of HIV infection during vaginal or rectal intercourse. No microbicides are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
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can someone help with with this question please?

Posted by latino3, 2 Replies
...How likely it could be to get infected with hiv or other std having vaginal sex, but what diference it makes if the woman is on her period even when condom is used? 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 »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. 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 Read more »