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Effectiveness Of Condoms In Preventing Hiv

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Condom failure - PEP side effects (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2010)

Dear DocI am a bisexual male who has always tried to be safe when it comes to sexual partners. However during recent insertive anal sex with a casual male partner (of unknown HIV status), the condom split. I withdrew less than a minute later without...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...post-PEP HIV testing.Living in San Francisco, you have many options from which to choose regarding HIV specialist. Certified HIV/AIDS specialist physicians in your area can be located by consulting the American Academy of HIV Medicine Web site,... Read more »

are condoms that cover only the head of the penis equally as effective as regular condoms?

i read in one of your posts that HIV cannot penetrate intact skin but that it can penetrate the... Read more »

Am I at high risk??

I recently slept with a prostitute and had insertive vaginal intercourse for around 15 minutes,I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AmfAR Issue Brief Analyzes Effectiveness of Male, Female Condoms in Preventing HIV Transmission

... " The Effectiveness of Condoms in Preventing HIV Transmission ," American Foundation for AIDS Research : The foundation's January issue brief analyzes the effectiveness of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condoms' Effectiveness in Preventing STDs, Including HIV, at Center of Debate on Revising Package Labels

... The effectiveness of condoms in preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is at the center of a debate on whether to revise the products' packaging labels to include information about their limits in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazil Officials Say Condom Distribution Effective Part of HIV Prevention Campaign; Church Officials Criticize Policy

...a statement issued Monday in response to comments from church officials, Mariangela Simao, head of the health ministry's HIV/AIDS program, said that the "government cannot base its public health policies on moral and religious principles,"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece Says

...reports have estimated that condoms' effectiveness in protecting against HIV is anywhere between 46% and 100% ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/23). According to Smith, the UNAIDS report, a previous NIH report and other research shows... Read more »
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What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
...masturbating afterwards with my hands. Could it just be an allergic reaction to the condom? I know it's a low exposure for HIV, but what are the chances of catching chlamydia or gonorrhea? Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...According 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 »

how effective are condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...check to make sure its not broken or anything.. i hope this phase in my life ends soon, i just dont want to come out of it with hiv hopefully using a condom will help i just hope it really is effective like they say it is.. what do yuo guys... Read more »

Condoms

Posted by Anonymous
...Condoms Posted: Jul 31, 2001 Please answer...If you have protected sex with your partner numerous times, and NEVER have unsafe Read more »