Getting Hiv And Herpes 2 While Wearing A Condom

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female" condom can also be used to protect the rectum. What Are They Made Of? Condoms used to be made...
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Simple Yes or No answers would be Greatly Appreciated Dr. Bob

Dr Bob. I would greatly appreciated simple anwers to my questions. I know you are a very busy man. but you would be helping me a great deal by answering my questions PLEASE!!!!I will repost it, just in case you have erased it.Thank You.Hi Dr. Bob, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). In return I'm sending my good-luck karma that your definitive three-month HIV-antibody test remains negative. Your negative 20-day test is encouraging.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

lambskin condoms

I was separated from my wife from June 2008 till July 2009. On August 2008 I started a sexual relationship with another man, we had protected sex using latex condoms, then after months of being pressured to go "bare back" I gave in on July 3rd of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It is true that lambskin condoms, while effective in preventing unwanted pregnancy, do not provide protection against HIV. (This basic fact should be a part of any grade school sex education class!!! I can only assume you are a product of... Read more »

Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't the perfect tool of protection. They occasionally slip, broke and even if not important for a purely medical and preventive point of view they steel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condoms are not "the perfect tool of protection." However, they are still the very best tool we have to prevent STDs, including HIV. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. However, as you mention, condoms are not always used properly.... 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
...explain the scientific facts and let you draw your own conclusions, OK? You ask if there has ever been a "confirmed" case of HIV transmission while properly using a latex condom. The answer would be a qualified "no." I say qualified because there... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Department to Buy 2 Million Female Condoms to Help Curb HIV/AIDS

...make more than two million female condoms available in health clinics and organizations citywide to help curb the spread of HIV, the New York Daily News reports. The city began offering no-cost female condoms -- which are inserted like... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Using Latex Diaphragm With Condoms Had Same HIV Incidence as Those Who Only Used Condoms, Study Says

... Women who used latex diaphragms and condoms as an HIV prevention method had the same HIV incidence as those who only used condoms, according to a study published online on Thursday Read more »