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How Effective Are Condoms For Preventing The Transmission Of HIV

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter on HIV sexual prevention. I'll Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm... Read more »

Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AmfAR Issue Brief Analyzes Effectiveness of Male, Female Condoms in Preventing HIV Transmission

... " The Effectiveness of Condoms in Preventing HIV Transmission ," American Foundation for AIDS Research : The foundation's January issue brief analyzes the effectiveness of male and female condoms in preventing the transmission Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates, Vatican Respond to Pope Statement That Condom Distribution Will Not Curb HIV/AIDS in Africa

... Pope Benedict XVI's statement on Tuesday that condom distribution will not curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa has "sparked an international outcry" among HIV/AIDS advocates and prompted a response from the Vatican, AFP/Google.com Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Empowerment of Grassroots Communities, Provision of Condoms, Antiretrovirals Slowing Spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, Report Says

...grassroots communities and the provision of condoms and antiretroviral drugs are beginning to slow the spread of Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a World Bank report released on Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda, Reuters reports. The... Read more »
UNAIDS

Condoms and HIV Prevention

...awareness (especially among sexually active young people) of the effectiveness of condoms in preventing the transmission of HIV/AIDS and some other STIs, as well as pregnancy. Poor-quality condoms, or condoms that have been improperly stored,... Read more »
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HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes Read more »

Does any one got HIV using a condom???

Posted by Leonadi, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected Read more »

Any one got HIV using condom????

Posted by Arruinado, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »