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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
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobOct 30, 2006 hey doc. umm, are polyurethane condoms as effective as latex condoms in stopping HIV and hepatitis transmission for latex sensitive people? Response from Dr. Frascino Read more »

Donation was made. Please dont ignore my question--- "ABOUT rapid test kit". (6th time uploading)

Dear Doctor RobertI am worried that the topic of my previous questions were too messy so you may... Read more »

three-month test

Dear Dr.Bob,greetings from Nepal. Condom broke when I was having vaginal sex.It's been 3.5 months.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Superheroes Will Hand Out Condoms Along With Safe Kits During Vancouver Olympics

... Condoms will be included in "safe kits" handed out to Vancouver visitors when the 2010 Olympic Games begin next month. Volunteers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Hampshire: Safe-Sex Kits Still Raising Hackles

... Fallout continues from AIDS Services for the Monadnock Region's recent distribution of safe-sex kits that included condoms, fruit-flavored lubricant, and candy at area high schools. ASMR Director Susan MacNeil said Thursday the organization will... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Free Condoms Dispensed to Young

...successful that more machines are being placed at other colleges, universities, and health centers. The kiosks dispense free condoms and chlamydia test kits that can be accessed through thumbprint technology. Potential users, who can be as young... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Dallas County, Tex. Spur Officials to Lobby Against Condom Distribution Ban

...According to the Morning News , the Dallas County Commissioners Court in 1995 passed regulations banning the distribution of condoms and needle sterilization kits to at-risk people in local communities, saying these practices encouraged illegal... Read more »
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Am I infected, pls pls advice

Posted by Cerezo70, 1 Reply night. A week after, i also developed rashes on the same part of the body. I becane scared, went and got the 1/2 HIV TEST KIT and tested myself. The results are negative. I have tested myself 4 times in a week and its negative. My wife is... Read more »

I can't sleep at night

Posted by hoffy25, 2 Replies
...current status which came back negative. I then had an interview and the doctor advised me not to take the Post HIV Exposure kit because she felt my risk was not high enough. I am now regretting not taking the medication even though I did as... Read more »

should i retest?

Posted by mojoman, 2 Replies
...from Singapore (that said have 99,8% sensitivity and specificity) in my own home at day 81 it came back neg, but sadly it was a kit i buy on the internet and i later on i find out that there's no information about the kit being used... Read more »

Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I hade sex with someone I really didn't know that well over the weekend. During it, I realized my condom broke, and I stopped without ejaculating. So I have two big concerns. One, assuming the unlikely worst that the girl was HIV Read more »