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Hole In Condom And Dna Pcr Testing

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Condom holes (HOLES IN CONDOMS, 2011)

Hi Dr,Congratulations on your success and achievements in society.What do you think of the published letter to the Washington Times by C. Michael Roland, head of the Polymer Properties Section at the Naval Research laboratory in Washington, D.C. and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...handkerchief that a prostitute had used to wipe her butt, I washed my hands with bleach 432 times after that and my ELISA, western and PCR came back negative 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after that, what should I do?" type of question. So here are my... Read more »

Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort... Read more »

Holes in Latex Condom (CONDOMS)

Hello Dr. These last days there had been a lot of "bad information" circulating on the net about,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Rejects Batch of Holed Condoms

...Bureau of Standards (ZABS) on Monday halted sales of two brands of condoms -- "Evolution" and "Hot" -- after testing revealed holes in them. "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing to meet the critical electrical freedom from... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...called "rubbers." Most condoms today are latex or polyurethane. Lambskin condoms can prevent pregnancy. However, they have tiny holes (pores) that are large enough for HIV to get through. Lambskin condoms do not prevent the spread of HIV. Latex... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS

...diseaseprogression by precisely measuring virus levels in blood. The test, which amplifies copies of genetic material from the virus byusing polymerase chain reaction technology, is based on clinical studies showing that higher virus levels can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drug Assistance Program Activists Schedule "Crisis" Summit to Find Solutions for Budget Hole

...being strained by a range of factors including the recession, funding cuts, higher numbers of patients resulting from expanded testing efforts, and federal guidelines recommending earlier initiation of drug therapy. Also, thanks to the efficacy... Read more »
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Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...positive, I don't really know how I got the virus but I have a feeling it was from my ex that was cheating on me. I was using condoms while I was with him and then when I found out that he was cheating on me I didn't want anything to do with him.... Read more »

HELP!!!! PCR RNA test is it accurate???

Posted by julio5000, 1 Reply
...little wound in my mouth because I hurt myself when brushing my teeth early in the day (before my encounteer). I just tooked a PCR RNA test after 48 hours but I don't know if it's accurate or I'll have to wait for the hole tamale (13 weeks) to... Read more »

hole in condom; need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hiv+ individual. Anal sex with this man lasted about 1 minute tops. As I pulled out the condom, I realized that there was a hole near the tip of my condom (about 1.0 cm diameter) Not sure that it was right at my urethra during intercourse but... Read more »

READ THIS..CONDOM HOLES???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV & Condoms Posted: Sep 21, 2000 Last evening a friend told me he heard that HIV is smaller than the smallest pores in condoms and Read more »