Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Long Can Hiv Virus Survive In Condom

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 of a hotel room fridge. To dispose of it I emptied the contents into the hand basin, wrapped it in paper and placed in the room waste bin. Later it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Peter,You found a filled condom in your hotel room fridge??? Well, Peter, I guess that's the last time you'll be booking your room using Priceline.com, eh?So Read more »

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... 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 »
Articles
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 route along Highway 318 between the Sichuan province Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person in the household. For information on these cases refer to the May 20, 1994, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Household Settings -- United States ." Persons living with HIV and persons... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Says Condoms Are Justified in Some Cases to Prevent HIV Infection

... "Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Britain Sends 42 Million Condoms as HIV Prevention Campaign Is Stepped Up Before World Cup

...Department for International Development (DfID) announced £1 million (US $1.5 million) in aid to provide South Africa 42 million condoms. South African officials recently requested help in distributing additional condoms during World Cup, which... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »