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If You Use A Condom Can You Get Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Using Latex Diaphragm With Condoms Had Same HIV Incidence as Those Who Only Used Condoms, Study Says

Women who used latex diaphragms and condoms as an HIV prevention method had the same HIV incidence as those who only used condoms, according to a study published online on Thursday in advance of the July 14 issue of the journal Lancet , the Wall... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Can Interfaith Research Partnerships Develop New Paradigms for Condom Use and HIV Prevention? The Implementation of Conceptual Events in Malawi Results in a "Spiritualized Condom"

"The aim of this intervention research study was to engage senior leaders of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in Malawi in a participatory process to construct an interfaith theology of HIV/AIDS," the authors wrote. The process was created to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women in India's Karnataka State Unaware Condoms Can Prevent HIV; Expanded Access to Condoms, Prevention Efforts Needed

About 35% of women in India's Karnataka state know that condoms can prevent HIV transmission, according to India's National Family Health Survey , the Times of India reports. The survey indicated a need for increased access to HIV prevention and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV (-) partner won't use condoms with HIV (+) partner

If you are HIV+ and your partner is not and he ejaculates inside you will he automatically get HIV. I really don't want to expose him to HIV, but he will not wear a condom. what should I tell him?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. There is a common myth that only the receiving (bottom) partner can get infected during intercourse, and that it is safe to have unprotected intercourse as the inserting (top) partner. Unfortunately this is not true. In... Read more »

Natural Lambskin Condoms on HIV-- for anal sex

While recently discussing Safer Sex with some friends, a person suggest the use of a natural lambskin condom use by an HIV- to perform anal sex. We know that natural lambskin condoms offer no protection on an HIV+ as the virus can pass through it....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Natural condoms are NOT adequateprotection against HIV, nor other STD's. Both partners are at high risk ofinfection, even when these condoms are used. The only types of condoms thatwill protect both partners... Read more »

condom used by hiv+ male

Dear Shannon,If a hiv+ male used a condom and ejaculated in it.A bout 10 hours later if a healthy person uses the same condom which contains hiv infected semen what is the possibility of healthy male contracting hiv.as hiv virus is very fragile to...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere should be no reason for someone to reuse a condom. There are a lot of reasons why. Besides transmission of other sexually transmitted infections and bacteria but also putting on a condom unrolled used or not is difficult and could create... Read more »

Female condom and HIV

I am a sexually active woman. I have started to use the new female condom,and feel confident with it, I have even managed to insert it in my rectum for anal sex. Do you think I canstop asking the men I date to use condoms? I feel pretty safe with...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The female condom is an alternative for women when a man doesn't want to usea male latex condom, or for persons who are allergic to latex. The femalecondom is made out of polyurethane, a type of plastic.... Read more »
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Condom use and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi...I was just wondering about the use of condoms and the incidence of HIV. I was raped by some drunk guy about a month ago, he was wearing a condom, took it off half-way through, and put another one on. From what I remember, nothing leaked out,... Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... 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 »

Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm sure the virus has to have been transmitted whle condoms were used in the past a few times or so by some... Read more »