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Condoms And Hiv Do They Work

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Do extra thin condoms work?

I see the extra thin condoms like these http://www.theadulttoyshoppe.com/12828.htm my question is if they are safe to use to prevent STD or should I use the regular thickness condom. I see lots of conflicting info and I want to know your opinion....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tip to catch the baby batter. Just pinch the tip of the condom (not your tallywhacker) as you roll it down.As you unroll it, work out any air bubbles by stroking the shaft in a downward direction. (Yes, you all know how to stroke the shaft, but... Read more »

CONDOMS WORK!!!

Hey there Dr Bob,I am writing to this forum to tell all those people from ABSTINENCE ONLY... Read more »

Condoms work- they have saved me from STDs

hi Dr,I read your forum 2 years ago when I thought I had HIV just because I had sex with escorts.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

It Works, but Female Condom Neglected in Anti-AIDS Battle

...Oxfam Ireland joined other AIDS campaigners in calling for efforts to raise the profile of female condoms in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Worldwide in 2008, 2.4 billion male condoms were distributed, compared with 18.2 million female condoms,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nepal Village Women Mail Condoms for Husbands Working Abroad

...Nepal's Pang village are taking a two-prong approach to protect their families against HIV. In addition to writing their husbands working overseas and asking them not to have sex with other women, the wives are also mailing condoms to the men in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Role of Evangelical Pastor in Fight Against HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Work With Sen. Obama

...an author and the founding pastor of the Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. -- and his work in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Warren has invited Sen. Barack Obama (D- Ill.) to participate in a Friday session at a conference on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...HIV infection to spread. Nonoxynol-9 should not be used as a way to prevent HIV infection. Condom Myths Condoms don't work: Studies show condoms are 80% to 97% effective in preventing HIV transmission if they are used correctly every time... Read more »
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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...but they are not present at the time and he performs oral on you, can it be tranmitted still?? UG UG UG!! Sex can be so much work now adays... Thanks. Read more »

Another HIV from condom question

Posted by hetero, 1 Reply
...me out with this- about my risk, and also about my fears? My latest sexual activities have involved protected sex with sex workers. (Sex workers in Asia see at least 5 men a day). At one time, after sex, I had used a tissue to wipe the... Read more »

do condom really work ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...people are getting infected and they say they had no exposure to a person with HIV maybe they got it from Kissing or even sex with a condom ? or sitting in the hot tub or bathroom shower in a health club floor. Read more »