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Condom Protection Against Hiv

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Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't the perfect tool of protection. They occasionally slip, broke and even if not important for a purely medical and preventive point of view they steel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condoms are not "the perfect tool of protection." However, they are still the very best tool we have to prevent STDs, including HIV. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. However, as you mention, condoms are not always used properly.... 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 »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Zimbabwe, Hair Salons Promote Female Condom Use to Protect Against HIV

...women who visited salons involved in the initiative and found that 59 percent of them felt they were at risk of contracting HIV; about 65 percent identified the condom as a basic prevention method against STDs including HIV; and 84 percent said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican's Denial That Condoms Protect Against HIV Endangering Millions of Africans, European Commissioner Says

...Sunday on BBC1's " Panorama " program said that the Vatican's position denying that condoms can effectively protect against HIV is "bringing into great danger the lives of millions" in Africa, BBC News reports. Colombian Cardinal Alfonso... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Women Should Protect Themselves From HIV by Using Condoms, Official Says

...child development, said on Monday at a meeting of the National Women Forum of the Indian Network for People Living With HIV/AIDS , Reuters reports. According to Chowdhury, the sexual behavior of many men in India is fueling the spread of HIV.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Benefits, Misconceptions, Frequency of Condom Use to Protect Against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV

...Tuesday examined the benefits and misconceptions of condom use to protect against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and unplanned pregnancy. According to M. Monica Sweeney -- a member of the Presidential Advisory Council on... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Does any one got HIV using a condom???

Posted by Leonadi, 3 Replies
...I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally 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? Read more »

Any one got HIV using condom????

Posted by Arruinado, 3 Replies
...I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally Read more »