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Hiv Virus In Condoms

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CAN HIV/AIDS VIRUS PASS THROUGH CONDOMS

I was taught that the HIV/Aids virus it self is much smaller then the pores in condoms, and that the virus can and will pass through the pores. Is this true, because, I have been searching the internet for this infomation and haven't found it.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...What you have heard is popular myth about HIV and condoms. Laboratory studies have demonstrated that the pores in latex and polyurethane condoms are too small for HIV and many other STD-related Read more »

can the HIV virus pass through the pores of a latex condom?

Hi, I heard that the HIV virus is so small that it can possibly pass through the pores of a latex... Read more »

Condome got stuck with cum: How riskey is it to be infected by HIV Virus?

I was having a sex with another guy for one night encounter. I was receving, while he was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Provides No-Cost Condoms, HIV Tests to Elderly in Effort to Prevent Spread of Virus

... The New York City Department for the Aging is providing no-cost condoms and HIV tests to the city's elderly population in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus throughout the group, the AP/ Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Says Condoms Are Justified in Some Cases to Prevent HIV Infection

... "Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NYC Commission on HIV/AIDS Report Recommends Condom Distribution, Needle Exchange, HIV Testing to Slow Spread of Virus

...health officials, HIV/AIDS researchers and advocates, and HIV-positive individuals -- in its 44-page report recommended making condoms widely available at no cost in public places, including schools and nightclubs (Meyer/Colangelo, New York ... 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 Read more »
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PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
...said, "yup, I took it off!" I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said something to the effect of, "yes, I have HIV and we're both going to die! So, what are you going to do?" Well since that text, I've thought of plenty of... Read more »

Does any one got HIV using a condom???

Posted by Leonadi, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected Read more »

Any one got HIV using condom????

Posted by Arruinado, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »