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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Condom

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Is infectiong from tampered condom possible? Woo Hoo needed!

Dear Dr. Bob,I have asked a question about masturbating with a tampered condom 5 times, but I now know all I really wanted was an answer to this question. Is it possible to get AIDS/HIV through a tampered condom that was re-sealed after it was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Probable hypochondriac???? I'd say there is absolutely no need to qualify your hypochondriasis with that adjective --- absolute, might be better.No my little paranoid friend, you needn't worry. Masturbating with condoms that are... Read more »

Condom possible breakage. 2nd opinion.

Hi Dr.I was here last week. And Mr Richard had answered my question as in the link... Read more »

hiv transmission in sex with condoms used is possible?

Sir, Recently 3 days back I had a sex with a girl only one time. I m not sure that the girl is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durex Stops Making Condoms With Nonoxynol-9 Due to Possible Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

SSL International , the maker of Durex condoms, has stopped producing condoms containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9, which in recent studies has shown that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 1/20). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boys' Perceived, Actual Condom Knowledge Possibly Related to Use During First Intercourse, Study Says

Teenage boys who believe they know how to use condoms properly but actually do not are less likely to use condoms the first time they have sexual intercourse than boys who are better informed about condom use and boys who have a low level of condom... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Opinions: U.S. AIDS Funding; Human Rights and HIV; Invest in Primary Care; Microbicide Gel's Possibilities

U.S. Should Spend More to Combat HIV Globally "Having met President [Barack] Obama, I'm confident that he's a man of conscience who shares my commitment to bringing hope and care to the world's poor. But I am saddened by his decision to spend... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vatican Repeats Opposition to Condoms, Says Chastity Only Surefire Way to Prevent AIDS Spread

The Vatican on Wednesday repeated its opposition to condom use to fight AIDS, saying chastity was the best way to prevent the spread of HIV. The Vatican position may sound "ridiculous in the society in which we live," acknowledged Monsignor Javier... Read more »
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no condoms=aids???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i'm a 20 years old woman and i had first slept with a guy when i was 17. since then i had 3 boy friends and i had slept with them all. i have a new boy friend now these days..and he doesn't like to use comdoms..and that makes me warry..i don't think... Read more »

Condoms apparently not as effective as possible

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
So I just got tested because it turns out my boyfriend just tested positive last week. We have *no* idea where he could have picked this up, because other than me he has only had one partner who he hasn't slept with in two years and who also tested... Read more »

Is it possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of someone getting HIV through heterosexual sex eventhough a condom was used. Assuming the condom does not break or come off is it 100% fullproof against HIV. I think this is an important question!

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Possible Exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About a year ago I slept with someone on 4 different occasions who I think is HIV+. We used a condom every time -- but there was some penetration beefore the condom was put on.

What is my risk factor here? Let's say on each occasion there were... Read more »