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Hole In Condom Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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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 to pop 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 »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Rejects Batch of Holed Condoms

... The Zambia 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 "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Ways to Prevent and Treat AIDS

...and Drug Administration's top priorities. A new class of drugs, a home blood testcollection kit, an oral diagnostic test, an HIV antigen test, an HIV-1 antigen test for blood supply, and an HIV viral load test areamong the most recent in a long... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...available private resources, and other remedies to move beyond waiting lists and improve access to care for all people living with HIV/AIDS. Using funds from the federal Ryan White program, ADAPs in all 50 states provide HIV-positive... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

real story.... CHECK OUT

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 »

hole in condom; need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was recently (2 weeks ago) the insertive partner in anal sex with an 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 Read more »

Condom used...sort of. HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...also. I tested negative. Even though I still worry, I stupidly had sex with him again last night. We started out WITHOUT a condom. He was in me unprotected for 5 min. maximum. He then put a condom on and "finished" with it on. So basicly, he... Read more »