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condom safety and another lapdance question

hello Dr. Frascino,I know the subject has been brought up by other readers before regarding lapdance risk for expossure to hiv, but how many lapdances is too many a number to place someone at high risk? Also, when I've had vaginal intercourse, I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lap dances that would place someone at high risk for HIV doesn't exist. Zero risk times any number still equals zero.Regarding condoms, as it turns out, "more is less!" More than one condom can lead to less HIV protection! "Double bagging," using... Read more »

Condoms safety

Hi Doc, what a relief discovering this website.My story is as follows: I am a 35 year old white,... Read more »

Re:The safety of Condoms

Hello Dr. Remien. I just have another hint for the personwho asked about the saftey of condoms.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safety and Acceptability of the Reality Condom for Anal Sex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...cover the external genitalia. Given the need to identify safe and acceptable alternatives to the male condom and the limited safety data available for Reality condoms for anal sex, the present study compares Reality and male latex condoms for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condoms Distributed in STI Prevention Effort Meet Federal, Industry Safety Standards, Washington, D.C., Health Officials Say

...issued in response to a Post story that reported the condoms had been returned because of concerns about their packaging and safety (Levine, Washington Post , 9/6). District health officials in February distributed 250,000 condoms as part of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thousands of Condoms Returned to Washington, D.C., Health Department Because of Concerns About Packaging, Safety

...Department of Health provided at no cost to residents have been returned because of concerns about the condoms' packaging and safety, the Washington Post reports (Levine, Washington Post , 9/5). District health officials in February... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thailand: Safety Measures for World University Games Include Cops and Condoms

...Summer World University Games beginning this week. As some 9,000 police safeguard the youths, medical teams will be handing out condoms as well as treating illnesses and injuries. "As everyone is aware, prevention is the best measure against... Read more »
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your opinion counts, so give me a chance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...This puzzled me all the time, but I do not understand the statistic about condom use, breakage, and safety. I wear 2 or 3 condoms, since I been having sex in spas, or meting people online. I am a top only, and I do no practice oral Read more »

Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...faithful servant. On a less serious note. Clearly we DO NOT ADVOCATE spreading std's but, having said that, I must point out that condoms have very severe limitations in that regard. Study after study has shown failure rates ranging between 35%... Read more »

HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...told him that I didn't really want to have sex. So we did other stuff like oral sex. I didn't really pay much attention to safety. We didn't use a condom. But then he started getting bored with that, so I like him rub his penis over my... Read more »

Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...he said that he's had it for about 2 years. I'm upset that this person didn't tell me ahead of time and scared about my own safety. I'm trying to stay calm but it's hard. I've been reading articles from the WHO website and according to them if a... Read more »