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How Do Condoms Work

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Ask the Experts

do condoms really work

Can condoms really prevent you from getting knocked up?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Yes, condoms can prevent you from becoming pregnant because a condom, if used properly and does not break, will prevent semen from being deposited in the vagina so that an egg cannot be fertilized. For the same reason, a condom will prevent... Read more »

Please Post - Condoms Work!!

Dear Doc:Thanks so much for your unfailing humor. It lightens the heaviness of a subject like HIV.... Read more »

Doctor BOB PROOF THAT CONDOMS REALLY DO WORK!!!!

Hey bob,I think that you and steve are really proof that condoms really do work. If you new... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nepal Village Women Mail Condoms for Husbands Working Abroad

Women in Nepal's Pang village are taking a two-prong approach to protect their families against HIV. In addition to writing their husbands working overseas and asking them not to have sex with other women, the wives are also mailing condoms to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

It Works, but Female Condom Neglected in Anti-AIDS Battle

"The public still knows very little about" the female condom, despite its "incredibly high rate of acceptability" among both men and women, Oxfam's Jim Clarken said at the recent 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna. The CEO of Oxfam Ireland... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Profiles Work of South African Catholic Bishop Who Promotes Condom Use

The Chicago Tribune on Friday profiled South African Bishop Kevin Dowling, who believes that condoms "are a key to saving lives," even though the Catholic Church bans the use of contraceptives. Dowling works in a poor area of South Africa... Read more »
TheBody.com

Improve the Glove, Spread the Love: How "b condoms" Is Changing the Condom Game

Jason Panda Reggie Thornton Ironically, it can be really difficult to make condoms sexy. We all know how they work (hopefully), and what they're supposed to do. There's nothing new to discover, right? Enter b condoms -- a unique... Read more »
Connect With Others

do condom really work ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
people are getting infected and they say they had no exposure to a person with HIV maybe they got it from Kissing or even sex with a condom ? or sitting in the hot tub or bathroom shower in a health club floor.
Since these people are getting infected... Read more »

Safer sex practices. Condoms.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
If so called safer sex practices and condoms really worked the epidemic would have
  peaked and the infection rate would not be out of control.
  For so called safer sex practices to work they have to be used
  every single time. Failure to use... Read more »

The damn condom broke! Im freakin out!

Posted by miamiman36
A friend of mine and i messed around and i ended up penetrating him but instead of using the lube i grabbed the massage oil for lubricant. It was after i ejaculated in him and pulled out i noticed it ripped and i ejaculated in him! Im panicing. Im... Read more »

CONDOM MECHANICS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is quite alot of RELIABLE data supporting the fact that HIV is an estimated 40x smaller than that of a latex condom's pore. Unfortunately I do not have the source of that data at my side. However, anyone interested can find this data on the... Read more »