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Hiv Risk With Condom Female To Male

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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping
Ask the Experts

just found out my partner is hiv+

i am a woman in a heterosexual relationship. i have been with the same man for 6 months. we've used a female condom every time we've had sex. i get tested every 3 - 6 months religiously. since day one i have been asking my partner to get an hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disclosed his virally enhanced status before you did the horizontal mattress mambo together. However, I'm pleased you used condoms (female condoms) for every bout of lovemaking. The two incidents you described would be considered low risk at... Read more »

Femal Condoms

Are female condoms as safe and effective in preventing HIV as traditional male condoms? The ones I have seen are the "FC" female condoms and are made of polyurethane.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Regarding your second question, unprotected oral sex carries a low risk for HIV transmission. Each of us must determine what level of risk we are comfortable taking. One thing to keep in mind is that when you are part of a magnetic couple, you... Read more »

?Why not polyurethane (POLYURETHANE CONDOMS) (PROPER CONDOM USE)

HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not break..'.What about polyurethane and condoms made from other synthetic materials, as CDC states that they are equally effective in preventing spread of HIV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fall apart, and some people are allergic to it. Polyurethane is an option for people who are allergic to latex. One brand of female condom and one brand of male condom are made of polyurethane. How Are Condoms Used? Condoms can protect you during... Read more »

Chihuahua guy again (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2008)

Protected" sex is indeed protected, if the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex (or polyurethane). No way. No how.This is the answer that you gave me, but can you clarify this:1.- What is the proper use...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fall apart, and some people are allergic to it. Polyurethane is an option for people who are allergic to latex. One brand of female condom and one brand of male condom are made of polyurethane. How Are Condoms Used? Condoms can protect you during... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Efficacy of Female Condom Skills Training in HIV Risk Reduction Among Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

... The authors conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of skills training designed to increase female condom use among women recruited from family planning clinics in northern California. Study participants (n=409) were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Access to Female Condoms Limited, Expensive in Many Countries, Delegates Say Ahead of Women's HIV Conference

... Many women worldwide cannot access female condoms to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections because they either are unavailable or too expensive, according to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India to Manufacture, Distribute Low-Cost Female Condoms to Help Curb Spread of HIV

... India plans to launch a program to manufacture and distribute low-cost female condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV among women, the Times of India reports. The condoms will each cost five Rupees, Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Put a Ring on It: Upgrading to FC2 Female Condoms

...women's groups are employing new tools to empower them to protect themselves. The latest gadget? FC2, the second-generation female condom. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene started distributing the condom in November;... Read more »
Connect With Others

is there any couple (male and female) HIV+

Posted by Unlucky2, 1 Reply
...i wouold like to find a couple that is HIV positive and both partners are Positiive i would like to know about your experience cause i need advise... my girlfriend might Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...do actually work? Just wanted to put my two cents in. What you should worry about is, learn how to properly use a male and/or female condom. Of course make sure that the condoms are NOT LAMB SKIN. ONLY USE LATEX OR PORYULETHANE (incorrect... Read more »

risk revelance

Posted by Anonymous
...kissing Mutual masturbation (if no cuts on hands, or ulcers or lesions on genitals of either partner) Vaginal sex with a male or female condom (put latex or polyurethane condom in place before any penetration) Fellatio with condom (place latex... Read more »

Clear up the sweating/night sweats issue!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had what I consider "night sweats"....Approximately 10-12 days after "exposure". They lasted may 4 nights or so, haven't had trouble since. Woke up sweating at night, not DRENCHED...just kinda sticky sweaty on my shoulders, forehead and neck. No... Read more »