Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Do Condoms Always Prevent Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Double condoms to prevent HIV

Dear Robert, I travel lot for asian countries like thailand etc.When I have sex with Bar girls there I always use double comdoms(ieone on other) as precaution ,so what is my chance of getting HIV.For information my condoms never brokened...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some information suggesting that double bagging causes friction of latex on latex, which may compromise the integrity of the condoms and increase the likelihood of breakage! Besides, it's hard enough to get one layer of latex on and used... Read more »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP Reports on "Significant" Clarification of Pope's Comments on Condoms to Prevent HIV

...titled "Light of the World," which was released Tuesday. The news service reports that this "clarification is significant. UNAIDS estimates that 22.4 million people in Africa are infected with HIV, and that 54 percent -- or 12.1 million --... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

...to prevent HIV infection among men and women in Uganda and Tanzania, countries where other studies have shown improvement in HIV/AIDS knowledge and changes in risky sexual behaviors. The authors used three types of data to measure individual-,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women in India's Karnataka State Unaware Condoms Can Prevent HIV; Expanded Access to Condoms, Prevention Efforts Needed

...the state have comprehensive knowledge about HIV. According to the Times , Karnataka has not been included in a National AIDS Control Organization condom distribution program despite the state's high HIV prevalence, which is twice as high... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Spokesperson for Catholic Church of Spain Says Church Accepts Use of Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS; Bishops Later Backtrack

...Spanish Bishops Conference -- on Tuesday, following a meeting with Health Minister Elena Salgado to discuss the fight against HIV/AIDS, said that "condoms have a place in the global prevention of AIDS," said, adding, "The church is very worried... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention methods that work but also, the presidents government policies on HIV/AIDS prevention are endangering lives! President Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to... Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes Read more »

Does any one got HIV using a condom???

Posted by Leonadi, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »