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How Well Do Condoms Work Against Hiv

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People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I rarely have the chance to keep up with the BBS chatter. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The old, and I do mean old, myth that latex condoms are no better than fishnet stockings in preventing HIV transmission has become a... Read more »

re: My doc says condoms don't work

Dear Dr. Bob,I confronted my MD friend after receiving your reply about the effectiveness of latex... 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 »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Should Change Catholic Church's Opposition to Condom Use to Prevent Spread of HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

Although "[n]obody does nobler work throughout the developing world than the Catholic Church," the church's "hostility" toward condom use "is creating more AIDS orphans every day," New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof writes in a Times ... Read more »
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Switching to Stribild From Non-Nuke or Protease Inhibitor Regimens Works Well

So with all the positive news about integrase inhibitors in initial HIV treatment, is it safe to switch patients from other NNRTI (non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor)- or PI (protease inhibitor)-based regimens to integrase inhibitor... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, Drug Programs Should "Work Together," Sidibe Says in Opinion Piece

Access to clean needles, condoms and counseling allows injection drug users to "stop HIV, look after their health and lead productive lives," Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS , writes in a Bangkok Post opinion piece. "Thanks to many... Read more »
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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 »

PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
Hi,
On 4/5 i slept with my x husband. Although I insisted he wear a condom and he started out with one on, when the deed was done the condom was on the bed and he said, "yup, I took it off!"
I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said... Read more »

For the Heterosexual worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies



Researchers ID Risk Factors for Heterosexual HIV Transmission
In the nation's largest and longest study of heterosexual HIV transmission, UCSF researchers found transmission rates remain extremely low. Those rates, they said, could be even lower by... Read more »

How do I live well with HIV?

Posted by Dave1969, 1 Reply
I've been working and putting my efforts into this website for HIV+ gay men for over a year - www.BeOneCity.com. It's all about HIV without the shame and stigma. Let's live well and have some fun. There's more to us than this disease.....

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