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Facts About Condoms

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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
...say, "Whoo Hoo!" Someone new Ive been dating and I finally decided to take the sexual plunge a couple of weeks ago. We used condoms every time, being my standard practice and apparently hers too. One of the condoms I used, though, had been in my... Read more »

Effectiveness of condoms (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

I am confused good doctor...you said HIV can't penetrate a condom no, way no how....why does The... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

...Genital Ulcer Diseases and HPV Infections Selected References Introduction Consistent and correct use of male latex condoms can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of STD transmission. To achieve the maximum protective effect,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

...effectiveness is also based on theoretical and empirical data regarding the transmission of different STDs, the physical properties of condoms, and the anatomic coverage or protection provided by condoms. Laboratory studies have shown that... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: The Truth About Condoms

... Male Condom Condoms and STDs: CDC Prevention Messages Pregnancy Prevention HIV Prevention Condoms and Pregnancy Update on Nonoxynol-9 STD Read more »
The Body

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

... CCCC #1: Condoms break. Many folks writing in about HIV-transmission risk often tell me their condom broke, when in reality they actually never Read more »
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HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

Condom Broke

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
Hello, On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole act lasted maybe a minute at the most. How much of a risk did I put myself... Read more »

condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
Hello all, First of all, thanks to everyone for the many great posts on here. Have been lurking for a while. Here's my story: I am a negative male who was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to... Read more »

Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My question is one i havent seen - I used expired condoms. With a guy that likes to party. I also gave oral sex and no ejaculation in the mouth. Im scared to test. After incident i had Read more »