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Could A Latex Condom Cause A Cervical Polyp

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Releases Draft Guidelines for Latex Condoms; Packages Would Say They "Greatly Reduce But Do Not Eliminate" Risk of HIV, Pregnancy

FDA on Thursday published a draft guidance document for latex condom manufacturers and opened a 90-day public comment period on the regulations, including a proposal to require labels to state that condoms "greatly reduce, but do not eliminate,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Have Varying Effectiveness Against Different STDs

Studies have documented the effectiveness of latex condoms -- not natural or lambskin ones -- in preventing pregnancy and the spread of HIV. With perfect condom use (a condom used every time, put on before any skin-to-skin contact), chances of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. However, condom use cannot provide absolute protection against any STD. The most... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Allergic to Latex condoms and Protected Oral Sex (LATEX ALLERGY AND SAFE SEX)

Doctor, i had protected insertive oral sex with a CSW two weeks ago for 10-15 minutes. I have a mild allergy to latex condoms. symptoms include( slight burning sensation or irritation on shaft of my penis and discomfort on area below my stomach)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.No, latex allergy per se would not increase your risk of HIV transmission.2.No. HIV is only a risk if there is "non-intact" skin, such as an open wound.3.If the sex was indeed protected, an HIV test wouldn't be warranted,... Read more »

Allergic to Latex (CONDOMS, USING CONDOMS, LAMBSKIN CONDOMS)

I am allergic to Latex which seems to be the only type of condom that protect.Is this true? Are there any other alternatives? I read that lambskin does not protect........
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. BobMy girlfriend is allergic to latex, so we can't use a condom. What other protection is there?Nov 28, 2003 Hello, I'm a teen virgin and so... Read more »

Holes in Latex Condom (CONDOMS)

Hello Dr. These last days there had been a lot of "bad information" circulating on the net about, the fact that the holes in the latex condom, are about 100 times bigger than an HIV particle, so the virus could pass the intact condom. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are correct the information about holey condoms is "bad information" often generated and perpetuated by the holiest of holies, the Vatican. Religion obviously is based solely on beliefs, be they virgin births, walking on water,... Read more »

non latex condom

Hi Dr. Bob;My ex-boyfriend used a non latex condom a while back on me and good thing it did not break, however i understand that non latex condom does not pretect against HIV, however do you think it protected me some at all, or is non latex condoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are several types of non-latex condoms. Natural (lambskin) condoms protect against pregnancy, but not against HIV. Polyurethane condoms, like latex condoms, protect against both unwanted pregnancy and HIV. I'll reprint some basic... Read more »
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latex condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a condom broke, is it something that can go unnoticed? Can HIV pass through a latex condom? If someone has protected sex, do they need to get tested and if so how long after sex? Read more »

CONDOM MECHANICS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is quite alot of RELIABLE data supporting the fact that HIV is an estimated 40x smaller than that of a latex condom's pore. Unfortunately I do not have the source of that data at my side. However, anyone interested can find this data on the... Read more »

condom broke can cause HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I had weared the condom but I didn't put in. I was just rubbing my penis with her thyes but unfortuntely the condom broke. But there was no fluid or pre cum was there.
Now I found after 4 weeks that there very very small ulcer (pin head size)... Read more »

Polyutherane condoms

Posted by Anonymous
are polyutherane condoms as safe as latex if no slips or breaks occur?

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