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How Long Can Hiv Survive In Condom

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HIV surving outside the body

Hi,There has been lots of discussion and literature on how long HIV can survive outside the human body. Most of this has related either to 'dried' body fluid, or in needles. Is there any data/research to identify how long HIV could last in a tied...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, there isn't any data or research on how long HIV survives in a tied-up used condom. Somehow that topic just didn't reach top-of-the-agenda status in HIV research institutions Read more »

found filled condom in hotel room fridge

Hi Dr, I found a condom partly fuid flled (thought at the time to be water)resting on the ice tray... Read more »

is there any chance for hiv

dear RobertI am writing to you second time. I did not get answer from you first time. Please answer... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Condoms Distributed on Long-Distance Buses to Prevent HIV/AIDS Spread

...As part of an HIV/AIDS prevention program launched by China and Britain, free condoms are being offered to passengers on over 70 buses running the well-traveled Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Respond to Pope's Statement on Condoms, HIV/AIDS

...Africa. Summaries appear below. Editorials Seattle Times : "The Catholic Church's opposition to birth control, including condoms, is well known," but Benedict "does significant damage by criticizing condom distribution in the battle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/Long Island Newsday Examines New Female Condom

...use for several reasons, including cost, availability, stigma and concerns about usability. Last year, about 35 million female condoms were distributed, compared with more than 10 billion male condoms, which are less-costly and considered easier... Read more »
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PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
...said, "yup, I took it off!" I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said something to the effect of, "yes, I have HIV and we're both going to die! So, what are you going to do?" Well since that text, I've thought of plenty of... Read more »

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 »

how effective are condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...check to make sure its not broken or anything.. i hope this phase in my life ends soon, i just dont want to come out of it with hiv hopefully using a condom will help i just hope it really is effective like they say it is.. what do yuo guys... Read more »

Condom Use

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...through an online dating site. He's really great and things have been really good between us. Up to this point we have used condoms consistently but now he says he wants to stop using them and that we can both go get tested for HIV together. ... Read more »