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Does Condom Protect You From The Aids Virus

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...that kills sperm (a spermicide). It can help prevent pregnancy when it is used in the vagina along with condoms or other birth control methods. Nonoxynol-9 should not be used in the mouth or rectum. Because nonoxynol-9 kills HIV in the test tube, it was considered as a way to prevent HIV infection during sex. Unfortunately, many people are allergic to it. Their sex organs (penis, vagina, and rectum) can get irritated and develop small sores...
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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
...unprotected, carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected. The reason to get tested or even to worry about HIV would be having placed yourself at risk for... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Need I say more? These folks are concerned about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you... Read more »

Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a CONFIRMED case of someone using proper protection and still contracting HIV? I know you say that if a condom doesn't break and is used properly then the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Services entitled "Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States" (January 2005) and review it with your boyfriend's HIV specialist. If he/she doesn't... 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 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
...Services entitled "Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States" (January 2005) and review it with your boyfriend's HIV specialist. If he/she doesn't... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Women Should Protect Themselves From HIV by Using Condoms, Official Says

...with apologies to the men present here," she said, adding, "If you believe that men will be careful, then you can forget about protecting yourself." According to some advocates and officials, many women contract HIV after their husbands visit... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Zimbabwe, Hair Salons Promote Female Condom Use to Protect Against HIV

...Condom maker PSI-Zimbabwe has struggled for six years to sell its female condom to Zimbabwean women, in part because doing so required Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican's Denial That Condoms Protect Against HIV Endangering Millions of Africans, European Commissioner Says

...Sunday on BBC1's " Panorama " program said that the Vatican's position denying that condoms can effectively protect against HIV is "bringing into great danger the lives of millions" in Africa, BBC News reports. Colombian Cardinal Alfonso... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Benefits, Misconceptions, Frequency of Condom Use to Protect Against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV

... The New York Times on Tuesday examined the benefits and misconceptions of condom use to protect against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and unplanned pregnancy. According to M. Monica Sweeney -- a member of Read more »
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Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm Read more »

Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some 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???? Read more »

Hpv and protected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How common is it to catch HPV from someone using a condom? Read more »