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Efficiency Of Condoms And Hiv

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First sex in my life

Hi Dr Bob (You should win the Nobel Prize) I am a young man who starts involving real sex. Two days ago, I performed anal sex with a man of HIV unknown status.(No oral sex, kissing) It was the first penetrate sex in my life and He did not put his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.If the latex condom was used properly and did not break, your risk of acquiring HIV is essentially nonexistent. HIV can not permeate intact latex. No way. No how.2.As I mentioned above, assuming the condom was Read more »

efficacy of condoms

dear dr bob. i'm panicking after seeing the percentage of condom efficiency on... Read more »

PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Spain to Send 1 Million Condoms to Africa to Fight AIDS

... One day after Pope Benedict XVI spoke out against the use of condoms to fight AIDS in Africa, Spain announced plans to send 1 million condoms to the continent. "Condoms have been demonstrated to be a necessary Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Catholics and Condoms: Why What the Pope Says Matters

... Introduction What Do Catholics Think? The Church's Work in AIDS A Powerful Lobbyist Condoms4Life Introduction During his 2009 trip to Cameroon, a country with an HIV prevalence Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

... Introduction Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV Infection HIV, the Virus That Causes AIDS Other Diseases Transmitted by Genital Secretions, Including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Read more »
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Terribly upset with HIV+ boyfriend

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi - I really need some good advice, cause I'm so scared and disappointed. Yesterday we had a condom breakage. The thing is he tried to "hide" the condom when he pulled out. Of course I noticed it was torn. Then he said something really stupid;... Read more »

what are the chances...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...What are the chances of contracting HIV from A. unprotected oral sex with no ejaculation B. brief (less than 5 minutes) of unprotected intercourse with pull-out (definitely Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
...least twice a week for a little more than 2 years. I am male and he is male and I met him on the internet and his profile said HIV-. Last month (Sept.) he sat on my penis without a condom. Well for the next four weeks I have slipped from safe... Read more »

What r the odds?

Posted by Jockeyguy, 1 Reply
...was on, after checking at one stage I noticed about 5-10 thrusts after that it was off! What are my odds/chances of getting HIV even if she was positive. I did get flu/cold like symtoms about 4 weeks after the incident and a bit of diarreah! Read more »