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Do People Catch HIV From Touching Used Condom

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Condoms

...condoms do not prevent the spread of HIV. Latex is the most common material for condoms. Viruses cannot get through it. Latex is inexpensive and available in many styles. It has two drawbacks: oils make it fall apart, and some people are allergic to it. Polyurethane is an option for people who are allergic to latex. One brand of female condom and one brand of male condom are made of polyurethane. How Are Condoms Used? Condoms can...
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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 receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for catching it? I saw some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...apply to my relationship! Dr. Bob With age comes wisdom, maybe? Jun 29, 2005 Dr.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 »

People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...say that condoms offer at least 85% protection against HIV, do they mean that out of 100 episodes of protected sex with a pos. individual, 15 result in transmission? I guess not, but what do they actually mean? 2 - The HIV specialist my bf is... Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm a female who has recently become involved in a sexual relationship with a new boyfriend. He told me he doesn't have any STD's, but I have always been...
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 »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...taught how to use a condom properly." Yours is another prime example of how Dubya's sex-phobic, anti-science policies have placed people at risk for unwanted pregnancies as well as STDs, including HIV. I can assure you President Obama and a... Read more »
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Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One

...Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation , or by leaving a comment for him below. (If it's a private message, or if it includes personal info such as your e-mail address or phone number, we won't post the comment, but we will send it along to him.) ... Read more »
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Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

...condoms stay in foil wrappers rather than adorning (and protecting) throbbing tallywackers. Meanwhile every 9.5 minutes another person in the United States joins the ranks of the positively charged and begins his journey of life with HIV/AIDS. ... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on PEP. The Bottom Line HIV does not spread easily from person to person. To get infected with HIV, infected blood, sexual fluid, or mother's milk has to get into your body.... Read more »
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Catholics and Condoms: Why What the Pope Says Matters

...residential care community for people with HIV in San Francisco. Catholic Charities' AIDS Services of Albany, New York, serves all individuals and communities affected by HIV in that region. It provides clients with access to the COBRA case... Read more »
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guys help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i touched a ladys clitoris for about 8 seconds..and then i went in the bathroom and took off my condom and catch water in it to see if Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...but with that comes the need to recognize the importance of using a condom once the person chooses to become active sexually. Individuals who choose abstinence are often infected with HIV because they do not use a condom when they begin a sexual... Read more »

Help me please..any ideas?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...had some of the fluids on me. This is what scares me. after removing the condom, I didnt wash my hand and my hand might have touched my penis immediately after that touching the condom. I dont know if I touch the opening of my penis or not. But... Read more »

The truth about condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...small an electron is even smaller! So if an electron cant pass through the condom then wouldnt the hiv virus. But, what if a person uses correctly the condom and everything but when he is removing it he touches the condom and some infected... Read more »