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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 »

Allergic to Latex (CONDOMS, USING CONDOMS, LAMBSKIN CONDOMS)

I am allergic to Latex which seems to be the only type of condom that protect.Is this true? Are... Read more »

Oral Sex and Lambskin Condom

Hi RyanWhat are my chances of getting HIV by receiving oral (I am a male)from a girl whose mouth... Read more »
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Condoms

Table of Contents What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Negotiating for Condom Use

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Lambskin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had sex, protected vaginal and oral with an escort of unknown status.

I think the condom was latex but I'm not positive. Is there a big difference between lambskin and latex as far as feel and looks? I have only used latex and I'm pretty... Read more »

READ THIS..CONDOM HOLES???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV & Condoms
Posted: Sep 21, 2000



Last evening a friend told me he heard that HIV is smaller than the smallest pores in condoms and that the virus can pass through condom membranes. Have you heard this or is it just another rumor?

Thanks in... Read more »

CONDOM Mechanics-REPLY..comments warmly welcomed!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear Mr. Dragon-

Well, this is different yet again from your early posts. I thank you for taking the time to clarify your thinking. I think the most critical thing is that HIV is NOT EASILY transmitted through a condom, as you mentioned. This is a... Read more »

Condom Question Please

Posted by Anonymous
Hello everyone,

I have a few basic questions about condoms. There is somuch onthe Internet that I am really confused.

1-Are latex condoms barriers to HIV? Can it get through? On what basis can it get through?

2-If they are barriers then why are... Read more »