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Probability Of Hiv Transmission With 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
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter on HIV sexual prevention. I'll 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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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Distribution Not Answer to Curbing Spread of HIV in Africa, Pope Benedict Says

...adding, "On the contrary, it increases the problem" (Simpson, AP/ Washington Post , 3/18). According to Benedict, addressing HIV/AIDS will require a "two-fold" solution. He said, "The first is a humanization of sexuality, spiritual renewal which... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...act that involves sexual fluids or blood has at least some risk, safer sex means using barriers every time. Barriers include condoms (male and female), dental dams (thin squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...various behaviors. You can reduce the risk of infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases by using barriers like condoms. Traditional condoms go on the penis, and a new type of condom goes in the vagina or in the rectum. For more... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

Condom Use

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...through an online dating site. He's really great and things have been really good between us. Up to this point we have used condoms consistently but now he says he wants to stop using them and that we can both go get tested for HIV together. ... Read more »

Condom use and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi...I was just wondering about the use of condoms and the incidence of HIV. I was raped by some drunk guy about a month ago, he was wearing a condom, took it off half-way through, and put another one Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2... Read more »