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If You Use A Condom Correctly Can You Get A Std

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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. The study, led by Dr. Gabriela Paz-Bailey of CDC, found... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

To Cut STD Rate, California Considers Condoms in Prison

Despite a state law that prohibits sex among prisoners, California lawmakers are considering a bill that proposes distributing condoms in prisons to reduce high STD and HIV infection rates among inmates. Assembly Member Rob Bonta (D-Oakland)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Hurst-Euless-Bedford Eighth-Grade Curriculum to Correct Condom Effectiveness Rate

Hurst-Euless-Bedford officials have updated the district's eighth-grade science 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... Read more »
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correct informations (CONDOMS)

Hi, Dr. Bob!I was talking about latex condom and vaseline which would be used sometimes also by prostitutes, unfortunately.He read that latex condome, if it once comes in touch with vaseline or baby-oil can at once pass hiv particles, even if it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Robby,Vaseline and all other oil-based or petroleum-based products should not be used with latex condoms, as they cause the condom to deteriorate and increase the risk it will break. If Vaseline cannot be avoided, bring your own polyurethane... Read more »

Can you get an STD if you use a condom?

Can a person get an STD if a condom is used at all times and properly during sex?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen, vaginal and anal secretions and blood). A man... Read more »

How do I use a condom correctly

Hi I have seen a reply saying that condoms are not 100% protective because they are not used always correctly. How do I use a condom correctly...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe right way to put a condom on:First check the expiration dateSecond when opening ensure that you are not tearing or stretching the condom that you are tearing the package away from the condomThird pinch the tip of the condom to ensure there is... Read more »

Correct use of a condom

Hi RickYou have repeatedly mentioned that key to condom protecting from HIV is consistent and correct use. What exactly is correct and incorrect use? Could you give specific examples of incorrect use of condom? Does size of the condom matter? Is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. To learn more about correct condom use, visit The Body's condom information area. Generally speaking, the size of the condom will only make a difference if:1) the condom is too small, in which case it is more... Read more »
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Corrected Update: I am going to die

Posted by soworried27, 1 Reply
So sorry I meant to post the update with the original story under, and I forgot to post the update. Anyway, I got a hold of the girl via text and she claims that she is clean. She says that she is tested once a year when she goes for her regular... Read more »


Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a condom... Read more »

stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »

is it correct?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a protected sex with a prostitute 1 month ago and had very mild potential symptoms in this 1 month.. I was extremely worried because I had fingered her , and I bite my nails so there are few light cuts next to my nails which very rarely... Read more »