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Condoms Safety

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Condom safety

Hi i touched the outside of a condom few seconds after i came to take it off and there was no blood or anything ,Is there possibilities for infections ?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Nope. Hands do not transmit HIV. Touching outside of used condom poses no risk at all.DW... Read more »

condom safety and another lapdance question

hello Dr. Frascino,I know the subject has been brought up by other readers before regarding... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Condom Dispensers Promote Student Health and Safety

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) plans to install condom dispensers throughout the campus in an effort to promote public health. UNC-CH will install 10 dispensers in locations such as the Rams Head Recreation Center and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Tens of thousands of condoms that the Washington, D.C., Department of Health provided at no cost to residents have met federal and industry standards for packaging and manufacturing, city health officials said in a statement issued on Wednesday,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Tens of thousands of condoms that the Washington, D.C., 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 ,... Read more »

Safety Vs. Intrusion: Reactions to Law Requiring Condoms in Porn

On Jan. 17, the Los Angeles City Council gave final approval to a measure requiring performers to wear condoms in adult films . Adult filmmakers will now have to comply with the new law in order to obtain shooting permits. They will also have to pay... Read more »
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your opinion on needle safety at std clinics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do you think that there is any possibility that a needle could be used twice? what precautions are taken so that this does not happen?

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safety of testing at state run std clinics... plea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i was tested at a state run std center (did not know where else to go)and i was wondering if their is any chance a needle could be used twice? i know i am a paranoid but can any of you share what safety procedures are taken? would it be possible for... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

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 (either way) with... Read more »