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How To Use Condoms Correctly

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Did i use a condom correctly? I will donate $100 Dollars to your foundation

Hi doctor bob i recently had sex with a female friend i put on a condom and briefly penetrated her for 5 seconds. i wasent very turned on by her so i lost my erection doing so. i took of the condom and masturbated to get it hard again. 5 minutes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Proper use" of condoms would entail using a separate condom for each episode of penetrative sex. However, the overall HIV-acquisition risk of the condom Read more »

correct informations (CONDOMS)

Hi, Dr. Bob!I was talking about latex condom and vaseline which would be used sometimes also by... Read more »

Correct use of a condom

Hi RickYou have repeatedly mentioned that key to condom protecting from HIV is consistent and... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

How to Use Condoms Correctly

...Condoms are like cars: If you have an accident with one, the cause is almost certainly operator error, not mechanical failure. Indeed, Read more »
Brown Medical School

Spotlight: Condoms in Correctional Settings

...their eyes and minds west to Los Angeles last month, after hearing that the Los Angeles County Jail (LACJ) began distributing condoms to its self-declared gay inmates (see " Inside News " in this issue). The LACJ is only the seventh facility in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Hurst-Euless-Bedford Eighth-Grade Curriculum to Correct Condom Effectiveness Rate curriculum to reflect accurate condom efficacy rates. The eighth-grade lesson plan in place since 2001 states: "Latex condoms are designed to prevent the exchange of body fluids that can contain HIV. However, 20 percent of latex condoms... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Correctly Used Condoms Do Reduce STD Risk

... A recent study found that adolescent girls who use condoms correctly are protected from common STDs. However, the findings show that just 16 percent of the young women used condoms properly. Read more »
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Oral sex and condom issue!

Posted by gbv22, 1 Reply
...take 5 finals and was a little sleep deprived so I don't know if this is the cause. Also she commented after sex about how condoms don't work, leads me to think she doesn't use them. Should I be worried, should I get tested? Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...According to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How Effective is a Condom if it is used properly ? and if it breaks will you know ? Read more »

Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »