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Condom types?

I have a simple yet hard question for me. I am HIV+ and my wife is HIV-. We were looking at different condom brands and styles and I found one made by Durex whic is call Avanti Bare (Next to nothing sensation) but it is not made of latex, my wife...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation comment about the new Durex product, but haven't had an appropriate question to do so until yours showed up.Durex Avanti condoms are specifically aimed at folks with latex allergy. However, they are perfectly safe for everyone. Durex Avanti... Read more »

condom Types

Hello, I was wondering if there is any other kind of condoms available? See I am alergic to... Read more »

HCV-type of condom

Are polyurethane condoms as effective as latex condoms in protecting against HCV transmission... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The NYC Condom: Use and Acceptability of New York City's Branded Condom

...campaigns have documented that distributing free condoms promotes use." "Data on use, acceptability, and preferences for various condom types can guide program planning and development," the authors concluded. "On the basis of these results,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Consumer Reports Puts 20 Condoms to the Test

...editor for Consumer Reports Health . Consumer Reports tested the condoms at a higher volume of 25 liters, and even then seven condom types -- including products from Durex, Lifestyles, and Trojan -- never broke in 500-600 tries. All the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use With Steady and Casual Partners in Inner City African-American Communities

...and those visiting a doctor more likely to use condoms with casual partners." "The proportion of condom use with both partner types was relatively high reflecting a growing trend towards increased condom use in the United States," the authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Assessment of Changes in Condom Use Among Female Sex Workers in a Prospective Cohort Study Introducing Diaphragm Use for Disease Prevention

...participated in a six-month study of diaphragm use to prevent STDs during 2004-2005. Analyses were stratified by partner type, and multivariable Tobit regression modeling was employed to assess an association between study visit and proportion... Read more »
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He Has HIV, She Doesn't--And They're in Love

Posted by Chloe1023, 1 Reply
...of medicine in infectious diseases at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina says that condom use for these types of couples is essential, but told CNN that there are many such couples who don't bother. Shockingly, he says... Read more »

wondering if sex will ever be the same

Posted by anonymousgrrl3, 7 Replies sick just to think about it. i have done it, but was like "taking one for the team" every single time. because even with a condom, i am terrified, and i feel so nasty and all i think about the whole time is "i have HIV.. i have HIB" and as i... Read more »

Special Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if you buy special condoms from a special like condom shop if it is better or is it more for pleasure and for less protection ? Read more »


Posted by DDS, 3 Replies
...Hi, Can anyone recommend a condom that has good sensation but still provides adequate protection? Read more »