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Different Types Of Condoms

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Condom types?

I have a simple yet hard question for me. I am HIV+ and my wife is HIV-. We were looking at different condom brands and styles and I found one made by Durex whic is call Avanti Bare (Next to nothing sensation) but it is not made of latex, my wife...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to comment about the new Durex product, but haven't had an appropriate question to do so until yours showed up.Durex Avanti condoms are specifically aimed at folks with latex allergy. However, they are perfectly safe for everyone. Durex Avanti... Read more »

HCV-type of condom

Are polyurethane condoms as effective as latex condoms in protecting against HCV transmission... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

So Many Condoms,  So Little Time . . .

...market, and a whole slew of different types of latex condoms out there. It's really confusing. This article will go over five different types of condoms, how much they cost (something that's rarely discussed) and how much protection they offer.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Does a Choice of Condoms Impact Sexually Transmitted Infection Incidence? A Randomized, Controlled Trial

...presented with urethral discharge: Some men received the standard clinic condom, while others were given their choice of four different types of condoms. The men were presumptively treated at enrollment, and they were followed up at one, two,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use With Steady and Casual Partners in Inner City African-American Communities

...and those visiting a doctor more likely to use condoms with casual partners." "The proportion of condom use with both partner types was relatively high reflecting a growing trend towards increased condom use in the United States," the authors... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...cum in your mouth makes oral sex more risky. If you or your partner is HIV+, you should decide what steps to take to makeall types of sex as safe as possible. If you would like to discuss theseissues, see a sex educator or health care provider... Read more »
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Oral protected sex with uknown condom status

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
...yesterday to a infectology doctor and he recommend me to take a PCR Cualitative. My biggest fear its that i read about this kind of test and its carry a lots of false positive. In the worst escenario with a old condom without ejaculation, my... Read more »

Special Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if you buy special condoms from a special like condom shop if it is better or is it more for pleasure and for less protection ? Read more »

condoms?

Posted by DDS, 3 Replies
Hi, Can anyone recommend a condom that has good sensation but still provides adequate protection? Read more »

what condoms to buy?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have seen) has a wide variety of condoms and all the ones i have seen have Non Ox9. Can someone educate my stupidity as to what kind of condoms I could buy ? Read more »