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Do People Catch AIDS From Hole In Condom

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Condom holes (HOLES IN CONDOMS, 2011)

Hi Dr,Congratulations on your success and achievements in society.What do you think of the published letter to the Washington Times by C. Michael Roland, head of the Polymer Properties Section at the Naval Research laboratory in Washington, D.C. and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doesn't apply to my relationship!Dr. BobWith age comes wisdom, maybe? Jun 29, 2005Dr.Frascino:Has there been any known cases of persons getting infected with HIV even though they have consistently and correctly used a latex condom without any... 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,... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Rejects Batch of Holed Condoms

... The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) on Monday halted sales of two brands of condoms -- "Evolution" and "Hot" -- after testing revealed holes in them. "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drug Assistance Program Activists Schedule "Crisis" Summit to Find Solutions for Budget Hole

...programmatic reforms, available private resources, and other remedies to move beyond waiting lists and improve access to care for all people living with HIV/AIDS. Using funds from the federal Ryan White program, ADAPs in all 50 states provide... Read more »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One

...that's how he signed his post) wrote to me in The Body's forum Safe Sex and HIV Prevention concerning the subject of "man-bag condoms"! He wrote: Hey Dr. McHandsome, I'm about to enter into the sexually active period of my life. I'm 25... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I know is very very dumb now for lube. i did not notice the condom was broken when he pulled out. If the condom broke, would I be able to notice it? It looked like it was intact,... Read more »

Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...Have you ever been pressured into sex without a condom? Has your intimate partner ever been physically or emotionally violent about your birth control or protection choices? I'm writing Read more »

hole in condom; need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...insertive partner in anal sex with an hiv+ individual. Anal sex with this man lasted about 1 minute tops. As I pulled out the condom, I realized that there was a hole near the tip of my condom (about 1.0 cm diameter) Not sure that it was right at... Read more »

oil a cause to worry?

Posted by jambo, 1 Reply
...hi guys, i would appreciate your response on something thats eatin me up. yesterday i had an exposure with condom, but i completely forgot that the person had been applying hair oil on my penis before we proceedd for vaginal sex. i did not Read more »