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Condoms And Hiv Protection

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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 »

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... Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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

...6/27). Trujillo said in a previous episode of "Panorama," titled " Sex and the Holy City ," which aired in October 2003, "The AIDS virus is roughly 450 times smaller than the spermatozoon. The spermatozoon can easily pass through the 'net' that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Opponents Disappoint Anti-HIV/AIDS Campaigners in Tanzania

...International in Tanzania, told a media seminar that it was disappointing to see some people, including senior clerics, claim that condoms promote promiscuity. "There is no study which has so far proved that the use of condoms is linked to... 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 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 yellow/white and have a terrible bad... 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? And what about warts? Can you be protected Read more »

Another HIV from condom question

Posted by hetero, 1 Reply
Although it may be irrational, I am still afraid of the low-risk activity of having protected sex, eventhough everyone here has stated that there is absolutely no risk. My fears still seem to surface after sex where I think through the sexual... Read more »