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Probability Homosexual Contracting Hiv After Using Condom

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more information, see Condomania's World of Safer Sex at www.condomania.com or the FDA's condom brochure at www.fda.gov/oashi/aids/condom.html.Where the Rubber Meets the RoadApril 1997When used correctly, latex and polyurethane condoms stop the... Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was... Read more »

HIV and condoms

Hello Dr. Bob! I was curious as to what the risks were of contracting HIV while using a condom. I'm... Read more »
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HIV Physician Fumes Over Lack of Attention to HIV Within U.S.

...communities and black MSM [men who have sex with men]. What do you think was the most interesting part of the XVII International AIDS Conference? It wasn't necessarily all the clinical stuff. For me, the timing of the International AIDS... Read more »
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Condoms

...Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female"... Read more »
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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...affect women living with HIV infection. To date, the medical community has focused a large amount of its research efforts on HIV/AIDS in men. 1 , 2 However, both clinical experience and the observational data that we do have suggest that,... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...conference is boycotted by many foreign health officials and scientists because of U.S. policy barring entrance to foreigners with HIV/AIDS. The international conference scheduled to be held in Boston in 1992 is ultimately moved to Amsterdam. ... Read more »

Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm sure the virus has to have been Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa will be 19% lower. In the United States, there are 980,000 people living with HIV/AIDS and 45,000 newly infected. In Canada, 65,000 people are infected with HIV. The rates of infection among our... Read more »

Condom used...sort of. HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...leaks or anything like that. Now Im just paranoid about the "before condom" part. Is it likely that I would have contracted HIV (if he would somehow be positive) through the few minutes of unprotected intercourse we had?? Thanks for any help you... Read more »