Do Condoms Prevent Hiv Infection
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Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and TanzaniaUnprotected sex remains the primary mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the current study. The authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent... Read more »
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Vatican Tells People Worldwide That Condoms Do Not Prevent HIV Infection, Despite Scientific Consensus That They DoMembers of the Roman Catholic clergy are telling people worldwide that condoms are permeable enough to allow HIV to pass through, despite scientific consensus that condoms are effective in preventing HIV transmission, London's Guardian reports... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Condoms are "inadeguate"? Inadeguate???You are correct that condoms are not "the perfect tool of protection." However, they are still the very best tool we have to prevent STDs, including HIV. HIV cannot permeate intact latex.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Zeb,Well, I agree condoms may be the most effective HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,This question comes up fairly frequently. At this point in time, we still recommend condoms to prevent the possibility of superinfection (dual infection). (See below.)Dr. Bob Resuming sex after recent diagnosis (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION)... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions.When we calculate the failure rate for condoms, we look at the pregnancy rateper year that occurs in couples who use condoms. For latex condoms, thetypical failure rate is about 12%. However, if condoms are used... Read more »
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Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 RepliesSo Ive been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to post this but wasnt sure if I should, but after reading an article today that I noticed on CNN, I thought it was a sign that I should post it. The article was basically about how HIV... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesAccording to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »
Posted by bradfordCondoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS!
These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS!
40 million people infected worldwide
o37.2 million adults
o2.2 million children under 15
In 2004, 4.8 million people were... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replieshello. i have slept with 2 women in the past year. I used condoms every time and didn't have a breakage or slip ever. No oral. What is my risk level? thanks a million can you get it from taking the condom off?
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