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Hole In Condom Could I Have HIV

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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
...Hello Uomy,Holes in condoms?? Here we go again! I have not seen Mr. Roland's letter or his research; however, the condoms-have-holes story tends Read more »

Condom breakage, PEP and risks...

HI Dr. Bob,I've been able to find a lot of information in the questions you have already answered -... Read more »

Little holes in condom

Hello. My partner has HIV and i'm negative. He is the top I am the bottom. His physician says that... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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 "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing to meet the critical electrical freedom from...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 »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One

...that's how he signed his post) wrote to me in The Body's forum Safe Sex and HIV Prevention concerning the subject of "man-bag condoms"! He wrote: Hey Dr. McHandsome, I'm about to enter into the sexually active period of my life. I'm 25... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Many Students Clueless About Condoms, Says Poll

...cannot put on a condom correctly; 16 percent believe two condoms are safer than one; and more than one-third believe condoms have holes in them large enough for HIV to pass through. "We spend a fortune educating students but leave them ignorant... Read more »
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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 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 »

Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...Have you ever been pressured into sex without a condom? Has your intimate partner ever been physically or emotionally violent about your birth control or protection choices? I'm writing Read more »

Condom Failure Modes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...slipping off c) breakage - and they usually break in a big way (like a balloon) I know that condoms are tested for microscopic holes at the factory (to see if they can pass a current), so what's the probability that if one doesn't see a big hole... Read more »