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Is Condom Safe

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Can two condoms be safe (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

An HIV + male had on two condoms, we had vaginal intercourse (i was on top)...not for very long time......as soon as i got off of him (condoms still on), I saw him ejaculate into the condom. i did not see anything leaking out...everything seemed to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk would be nonexistent if the latex condom did not fail. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. That said, I do not recommend "double bagging." See below.Dr. Read more »

Are you sure condoms can keep me safe?

I have an HIV+ boyfriend. I am negative. We were moving towards the possibility of having sex so I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Superheroes Will Hand Out Condoms Along With Safe Kits During Vancouver Olympics

... Condoms will be included in "safe kits" handed out to Vancouver visitors when the 2010 Olympic Games begin next month. Volunteers Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Sex in the City: Condoms and an Updated Message in New York

... Three years ago, a city health department study found that despite condom distribution and lessons about safe sex in New York City public schools during the past 15 years, teens were not necessarily Read more »
The Body

My Take on Condoms

... What can we do to encourage our peers to wear condoms? We can remind them that HIV doesn't discriminate, along with other STDs and pregnancy. We must continue to speak on HIV and Read more »
Female Health Company

Second-Generation Female Condom Is Now Available in the United States; FC2 Female Condom Will Cost 30 Percent Less Than Predecessor

... Chicago, Ill. -- The Female Health Company (FHC) (NASDAQ: FHCO) is announcing today that its second-generation FC2 Female Condom®, which received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration in March as an HIV prevention method,... Read more »
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I thought condoms were safe

Posted by Anonymous
...http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.pl?Cat=&Board=testpos&Number=16238&Search=true&Forum=testpos&Words=condom&Match=Entire Phrase&Searchpage=0&Limit=25&Old=allposts Read more »

How safe are Condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey, I am a 21 year old bisexual who was wondering how safe condoms actually are during gay sex? Since my last test I have had anal sex, me recieving twice from the same guy. I was wondering Read more »

safe sex using condoms and the proper lube

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have tried most of lubes recommended and although you mention a few lubes on your site i am surprised that you have not mentioned Astroglide which i found a few weeks ago on www.astroglide.co.uk it is fantastic and gives long lasting lubrication... Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of Read more »