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... 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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protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not HIV specific. If after reviewing the information below, you feel you may have been exposed to HIV, a single simple rapid HIV test at the three-month mark will provide you with an accurate test result in as few as 20 minutes. From what you've... Read more »

Condom Broke... Sexual Partner tested Positive

Dr. F,I practice safe sex all the time. I had anal sex with this guy Jan 1, 2009. (me being the top) the condom broke towards the end before the orgasm. The guy sent me a message telling me he tested HIV+ a week ago. I got so worried and got a blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...levels of anti-HIV antibody in their blood within four to six weeks after primary HIV infection. Therefore your negative six-week HIV test is extremely encouraging (but not yet definitive). I agree with your plan for a three-month test as your... Read more »

?Why not polyurethane (POLYURETHANE CONDOMS) (PROPER CONDOM USE)

HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not break..'.What about polyurethane and condoms made from other synthetic materials, as CDC states that they are equally effective in preventing spread of HIV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but if your condom (latex or poly) was used properly and did not fail, you shouldn't have anything to worry about. OK? As for HIV test results, the majority of HIV-infected folks will have detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood... Read more »

Chihuahua guy again (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2008)

Protected" sex is indeed protected, if the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex (or polyurethane). No way. No how.This is the answer that you gave me, but can you clarify this:1.- What is the proper use...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not HIV specific. If after reviewing the information below, you feel you may have been exposed to HIV, a single simple rapid HIV test at the three-month mark will provide you with an accurate test result in as few as 20 minutes. From what you've... Read more »
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AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Swaziland: AHF Launches Free Condom and HIV Testing Campaign in Manzini

...HIV/AIDS medical care and lifesaving antiretroviral treatment, kicks off ambitious "Love Condom" campaign and stepped-up free HIV testing effort in hard-hit African nation. Swazi group produces four compelling safer sex print ads promoting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Calls on Tennessee Jail to Conduct HIV Tests, Condom Distribution

...2.04%, testing positive. If the jail adopts the program, it would be the first in Tennessee to do so. The sheriff's office said HIV testing currently is not mandatory because the booking process already is stressful to some inmates, according to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Program Distributes No-Cost ITNs, Condoms, Water Filters to People Who Receive HIV Tests

...and a water filter to everyone who receives a test, DPA/ Bangkok Post reports. The campaign -- which aims to administer HIV tests to 43,000 sexually active people ages 15 to 49 in the district -- is a joint project of Vestergaard Frandsen ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California State, County Health Officials to Force Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Film Industry After Actors Test HIV-Positive

...with James on at least one movie, also tested positive. About 12 companies have agreed to a 60-day production moratorium until HIV testing is completed, industry experts said ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/16). Preliminary test results on... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...it? It looked like it was intact, but could there have been a small hole. It was not ripped from tip to bottom... I had an HIV test about three + weeks after the encounter which came back negative. i just am freaking out for this current... Read more »

Condom Broke

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
...Hello, On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole act lasted maybe a minute at the most. Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be Read more »

Condom Use

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...through an online dating site. He's really great and things have been really good between us. Up to this point we have used condoms consistently but now he says he wants to stop using them and that we can both go get tested for HIV together. ... Read more »