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Polyurethane Condoms HIV Transmission

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How Safe Is This?

I have been in a heterosexual relationship with a woman for about 6 years. Last summer she was diagnosed positive. Prior to diagnosis, we have been having unprotected sex. I have been tested 60 days post exposure (AG/Ab) and Ab test 90 plus days....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Consequently, latex (or polyurethane) condoms are your best bet for preventing HIV transmission during penetrative sex. Condoms, however, are not 100% effective, because they Read more »


HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet


...Female condoms can be used in the vagina or rectum. For more information, see the FDA's condom brochure at . Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission the most effective way to avoid HIV. If people choose to have anal sex, they should use a latex condom. Most of the time, condoms work well. However, condoms are more likely to break during anal sex than during vaginal sex. Thus, even with a... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

How to Use Condoms Correctly

...from favor. Birth-control pills do prevent pregnancy, but they do not prevent the spread of sexually-transmitted disease like AIDS. Only condoms (and abstinence) do that, and condoms do it remarkably well -- if they are used consistently and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

... Pregnancy Guidelines Why Latex? Safe Sex Guidelines Lubricant Condoms & Other Safer Sex Devices Types of Condoms Using Condoms Prevent Condom... Read more »
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got herpes and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Ok so 7 weeks ago I had sex with a guy I met and he told me he doesnt have HIV. Well about 14 days later I noticed I got infected with herpes. This had to of been from him since I never had it before. Read more »


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

how effective are condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...check to make sure its not broken or anything.. i hope this phase in my life ends soon, i just dont want to come out of it with hiv hopefully using a condom will help i just hope it really is effective like they say it is.. what do yuo guys... Read more »


Posted by DDS, 3 Replies
Hi, Can anyone recommend a condom that has good sensation but still provides adequate protection? Read more »