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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Hole In Condom

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Condom holes (HOLES IN CONDOMS, 2011)

Hi Dr,Congratulations on your success and achievements in society.What do you think of the published letter to the Washington Times by C. Michael Roland, head of the Polymer Properties Section at the Naval Research laboratory in Washington, D.C. and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...he or she would have PEP meds swallowed faster than Bush can write " I souport publik edekasion"3. That depends on your level of risk. For instance, some magnetic couples don't use condoms for oral sex, some may not use condoms "properly" each... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was... Read more »

HIV Despite Condom Use?

Thank you for taking the time to answer my question! I am a gay man who has receptive anal sex, a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Preventing HIV Infection

...The goal of HIV prevention is to help people learn how to eliminate or reduce their risk of becoming infected with HIV or of transmitting HIV to others. Preventing the Sexual Transmission of HIV Abstinence from Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia Recalls Nearly 300,000 Glow-in-the-Dark Condoms

...recalled 285,000 defective glow-in-the-dark condoms, said parliamentary Health Secretary Trish Worth. After finding the condoms had holes or were prone to break under pressure, the Therapeutic Goods Administration ordered the prophylactics off... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV-infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed -- essentially zero. Incorrect interpretation of... Read more »
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hole in condom; need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...scratches or bruises were on my penis. I just tested for STD's and all returned negative. I would like to know what kind of risk I am in as the insertive partner. I am flooded with so many opnions and facts about HIV that I am so confused... Read more »

ORAL RISK

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I wonder why so many DR. and experts say they really cant be sure about the risk of oral sex. The say it is hard to determine if people in the studies are really only doing oral. I find that B/S. I was very promiscuous Read more »

Condom Breakage

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a 29 year old male who had a "safe" sex with another male a week ago. I was insertive and I used a condom.After two or three minutes I realized that the condom burst.Luckily, it slightly burst.My cock was still completely covered only Read more »

condoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has there ever been a case where the condom did not break or slip off and a person still got infected??? ive read that condoms are not 100% but in wut way? are they 100% Read more »