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Hole In Condom How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For 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 to pop up every few years. Most of the time it's related to a misinformation campaign... Read more »

Holes in Latex Condom (CONDOMS)

Hello Dr. These last days there had been a lot of "bad information" circulating on the... Read more »

Condom: holes & oils

Hi Dr,I'm a male. I had a sexual encounter with a sex worker yesterday. It's my first... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California State, County Health Officials to Force Mandatory Condom Use in Adult Film Industry After Actors Test HIV-Positive

California and Los Angeles County health officials say that they now have the "leverage" they need to enact laws requiring condom usage during sex scenes in pornographic films after two adult film stars tested HIV-positive last week, the Los... Read more »
TheBody.com

Testing HIV Positive in the Aftermath of Sexual Assault

Welcome to This Positive Life ! We have with us David Adkins. When David tested positive in 1997, he was utterly shocked: He was confident that he had used condoms with his partners over the years. But when he put two and two together, he realized... 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

The New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS on Monday released a draft report recommending increased condom distribution, the establishment of needle exchanges and routine HIV testing to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in the city, the New York Times ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Couples HIV Testing and Counselling Prompts Rapid Switch to Consistent Condom Use in South African Study

Researchers report that HIV testing and counseling of couples resulted in consistent condom use among sero-discordant couples in stable relationships in South Africa. The study determined whether HIV testing and counseling (HTC)with ongoing... Read more »
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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 near the tip of my condom (about 1.0 cm... 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 that the virus can pass through condom membranes. Have you heard this or is it just another rumor?

Thanks in... Read more »

I just have HIV-POSITIVE tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just have HIV-POSITIVE tests ,I lived with him 2 years ago and sometimes we didn't use condom for prevention and sometimes we had sex by oral and anal ,he had chronic diarrhoer over 8 month , does he has positive ?

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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »