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Hiv Chances With Proper Condom Use But Scratch

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Damaged Condoms

Hi Doc,Much is said about the safe storage of condoms yet people don't know why and where they should store their condoms. If you could enlighten me on what happens to the latex condom when not stored properly and how that contributes to damage...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mistakes and allows for very speedy condomizing. The new improved variety should help decrease other condom missteps, such as scratching the latex with Barbra Streisand (or drag queen) fingernails or putting the latex suit on inside out.These are... Read more »

Do extra thin condoms work?

I see the extra thin condoms like these http://www.theadulttoyshoppe.com/12828.htm my question is... Read more »

URGENT: Still within 72 hours after exposure deep scratch with the nail that was in vagina

Dear Doc Bob,I've sent this question yesterday. Just to be sure that you get it in your email box... Read more »
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Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

...mistakes and allows for very speedy condomizing. The new improved variety should help decrease other condom missteps, such as scratching the latex with Barbra Streisand (or drag queen) fingernails or putting the latex suit on inside out. These... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Time Examines Debate Over Using Female Condom to Fight HIV/AIDS in Uganda

...coordinator for PEPFAR in Uganda, suggested the government focus on the programs already in progress rather than starting from scratch with new programs (Wadhams, 8/30). Back to other news for August 2009 Search the Newsroom archive ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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My condom slipped off while having sex?

Posted by Alexleuo, 2 Replies
...and all the intercourses she has are protected. Anyway I am still very worried. Could you give me the idea about the odds of HIV infection by the situation? Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
...my ankle and so folliculitis has occured on my right shin as a side effect of topical cortisteroid treatment. I can remember scratching my leg (it gets so itchy) afterward, however if I did, what are the chances of contracting HIV this way as... Read more »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...earlier before i fingered a woman (around 8hrs earlier i would say) i had scratch (that was bleeding)above my knuckle. it was not bleeding nor did it look like it was bleeding at the time when i was fingering Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2 blood test came back positive. Moreover, I am worried about HIV. I have had a HIV DNA PCR at 2 months and two 3rd generation ELISA's at 11.5 weeks and 12 weeks respectively. ... Read more »