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Polyurethane Condoms HIV Transmission

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?Why not polyurethane (POLYURETHANE CONDOMS) (PROPER CONDOM USE)

HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not break..'.What about polyurethane and condoms made from other synthetic materials, as CDC states that they are equally effective in preventing spread of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. BobOct 30, 2006 hey doc. umm, are polyurethane condoms as effective as latex condoms in stopping HIV and hepatitis transmission for latex sensitive people? Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Another QTND (question that never dies)... Read more »

Polyurethane condoms

I am confused about these condoms. The instructions on this condom are contradictory. One says... Read more »

risk level of unprotected vaginal sex with withdrawal, polyurethane condoms

In your opinion, what is the risk level of exposure to HIV when one has unprotected vaginal sex... Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV-Positive MSM Practice Abstinence, Condom Use or Monogamy to Reduce Chances of HIV Transmission, Study Says

Most HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United States are taking precautionary measures to avoid transmitting the virus to their partners, according to a study published on Thursday in the CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ,... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

When used correctly, latex and polyurethane condoms stop the spread of HIV almost 100% of the time. Condoms are like cars: If you have an accident with one, the cause is almost certainly operator error, not mechanical failure. The estimated... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Continues to Debate Condom Use to Prevent HIV Transmission, Church Leaders, Theologians Say

Individuals within the Vatican are debating whether to condone condom use to prevent HIV transmission, but they are "far from resolution" and there is no official Vatican policy on the issue, according to several top church leaders and theologians,... Read more »
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Transmission via kissing and condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently met a wonderful and terric person whom I'd to get to know better. The only problem is this person is HIV+. We have gone out on a few dates and finaly kissed. I really like this person but I also want to take each and every precaution.

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HIV transmission

Posted by Bali, 3 Replies
Hi,
Had sex with prostitute using 2 condoms... condoms did not break also i did not ejaculate, it hardly for 5 mins and i was drunk wanted know what is the possibility of HIV and other std. Do i have to take any test? Read more »

Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone got hiv after use a condom even no break Read more »

What the chances of HIV Transmission. I am scared!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The condom broke when my partner and I had sex one morning. I was the insertive partner. We had been dating for nearly 11weeks and both of us tested HIV negative. Was our 11 week period enough time to ensure that both of us are negative. Is... Read more »