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Microbicides

What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are anti-HIV substances. They could reduce the risk of HIV infection during vaginal or rectal intercourse. No microbicides are available yet. They could be a very important part of global HIV prevention efforts. Currently, male and female condoms are the only tools we have for HIV prevention. However, many men object to wearing condoms. Many women do not feel they can demand, or even ask their male partners to...
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Spermicide

I don't like the spermicide condoms. I just don't like the thought of that stuff in me. I have two questions... Spermicide can't harm me (a female) right? I mean, it can't do anything to me right? And also, is there another type...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The primary harm that spermicides can cause is irritation to the lining of the mucous membranes: specifically the lining of the vagina, urethra, and rectum. The irritation may or may not cause discomfort, but no long term complications are... Read more »

spermicidal condoms

while using a spermicidal condom (trojan) during sex the head of my penis started burning. this has happened before. i only use spermicidal condoms. do they really kill the sperm? why does it burn?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You should stop using condoms with spermicide on them and see if you notice a difference. Many people believe that they are allergic to latex, when in fact they might be allergic to the lubricant or spermicide that is on the condom. A recent study... Read more »

spermicide as prevention tool

Hi Dr Bob. You answered a question from me a few weeks ago (outreach worker in alameda). I have another one. I was just reading your response to the uncircumcised republican guy. The info you posted at the bottom said -"The proper use of latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Rachelle,Welcome back to the forum and thank you for pointing out an omission I made when posting that response related to the Republican Guy's condom confusion. I had intended to add a caveat at the end of the proper-use-of-condom... Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll repost below the latest information on microbicides.Dr. BobMicrobicide Development: Positive Women's Concerns By Anna ForbesFormulated as anti-HIV gels, creams, or films, or loaded into vaginal rings or onto barrier devices such as... Read more »
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SPERMICIDE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
IS SPERICIDE ON THE OUTSIDE OR INSIDE OF THE CONDOM?

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Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

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Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
05-Mar-2007

(HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce a protein that "eats up" invading HIV -- possibly keeping the spread of the AIDS... Read more »

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