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Condoms Against Hiv

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What kind of condom best use for HIV?

To Whom It May Concern,My friend and I would very much like to know what kind of best condom for HIV protect?Thanks,Colleen
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Colleen,I'd suggest you read through the archives of this forum. There you will learn all about condoms, safer sexual practices and HIV prevention. To briefly respond to your question, either latex or polyurethane condoms can be Read more »

Condom use by HIV Positive Couple (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

My partner and I have been monogomous since we started dating five years ago and we are both HIV... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Using Latex Diaphragm With Condoms Had Same HIV Incidence as Those Who Only Used Condoms, Study Says

...control, an accompanying Lancet opinion piece said ( Wall Street Journal , 7/13). Nick Hellmann, interim director of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis at the Gates Foundation, said although the results of the study are disappointing, they are simply... Read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

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

... US' largest AIDS Group, a key partner in the Lamvelase Help Centre in Manzini providing HIV/AIDS medical care and lifesaving antiretroviral treatment, kicks off ambitious "Love Condom" campaign and stepped-up free HIV testing Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Respond to Pope's Statement on Condoms, HIV/AIDS

...opinion pieces responding to Pope Benedict XVI's recent statement that condom distribution will not curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Summaries appear below. Editorials Seattle Times : "The Catholic Church's opposition to birth... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Statement Defends Pope's Comments on Condoms, HIV/AIDS in Africa

...The Vatican last week released a statement defending Pope Benedict XVI's recent comments regarding condoms and the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, the AP/ Philadelphia Inquirer reports. According to the statement, Benedict's comments have... Read more »
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PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
...said, "yup, I took it off!" I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said something to the effect of, "yes, I have HIV and we're both going to die! So, what are you going to do?" Well since that text, I've thought of plenty of... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test... Read more »

Condom use and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi...I was just wondering about the use of condoms and the incidence of HIV. I was raped by some drunk guy about a month ago, he was wearing a condom, took it off half-way through, Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »