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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Contraceptive in the Pipeline

Scientists at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales are developing a gel-based contraceptive that also will protect against STDs. Speaking at the Australian Academy of Science's Shine Dome in Canberra this week, John Aitken, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patterns of Oral Contraceptive Pill-Taking and Condom Use Among Adolescent Contraceptive Pill Users

The authors of this study sought to describe daily adherence patterns of youth oral contraceptive pill (OCP) use, to analyze OCP protection on an event level basis, and to examine pill-taking and condom use during method transitions. Females ages... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, 2010: Revised Recommendations for the Use of Hormonal Contraception Among Women at High Risk for HIV Infection or Infected With HIV

Prevention of unintended pregnancy among women at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection or infected with HIV is critically important. One strategy for preventing unintended pregnancies in this population is improving access to a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Please I'll donate!! HIV on a cleaning bathroom sponge?

Two weeks ago I was in Bucharest in a rent room and washed my genitals with used bar soap that was on top of a sponge(the sponge apparently used for bathroom cleaning).Is it possible I got HIV since the soap has been previously used by other,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The short answer is no.The longer answer is nope.I'd suggest you peruse the information in the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter on HIV nonsexual transmission. You should find the information there reassuring.Be well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Followup to Sponge Lady (Prostitute's Deception)

Dr. Bob:I wrote you back in early March concerning my experience: a prostitute who was hiding menstruation with a sponge, a suspect condom and a liberal soaking of blood.My followup: I had PEP starting 10 days after the incident. A week after the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mike,Why just ask for a small WOO-HOO when you deserve a great big fat one? WOOOOO-HOOOOOO! Congratulations! And thank you for your efforts to combat HIV/AIDS.Once we do banish the epidemic from the universe, well do much more than WOO-HOO!... Read more »

Contact through sponge?

I recently visited HAwaii nd my firends encouraged me to finaly try out an Oriental Massage Parlor. The woman who gave me the shower used a sponge that was obviously used and now new and out of the package to wash me down but did not use it on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unless you had unsafe sex with an HIV-positive version of Sponge Bob Square Pants, you have absolutely no cause for concern that HIV could be transmitted via sponge.Dr. Bob (Square Pants)... Read more »

i love this web site DR SPONGE BOB

HELLO DOC how are you hope you doing good , i love this site i get in here every night i read everything that people write to you some of them they are really funny , i have a quick question doc i bit a girl in her lower lip , and i did a rapid test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Tim,Consider your cute butt well and soundly kicked! OK?WOO-HOO!Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketin

Posted by Anonymous
Job Listing: Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing

The Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme is widely considered
to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world. The programme
has achieved national coverage and currently... Read more »

SPERMICIDE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
IS SPERICIDE ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE CONDOM?

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plz respond

Posted by keuhfrdshifr, 1 Reply
2 days ago, i put my bottle cap on the edge of a drinking fountain. wat would b the risk if sum hiv + blood got under the cap, the cap got on my bottle, n the blood got under my lip where it's a mucous membrane? is there any risk?
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para janis de rockstar

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hola janis le eh mandado preguntas a el dr steve desde hace dos meses y no me contesta, la pregunta es esta janis nunca me he realizado una serologia de hepatitis B o C, he leido que hay seroconversiones despues de los seis meses en caso de estar... Read more »