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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Condom

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Ask the Experts

can you contract aids while wearing a condom

today in my health class our teacher said that you could get aids by having sex with a partner who has aids while wearing a condom. I thought that if you had a condom on and you had sex with someone with aids then you were alright as long as no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...attempt to scare you away from having sex. Or she's a complete idiot? Maybe both? HIV cannot pass through a properly used latex condom. It's a scientific fact. If there is not exposure to HIV-infected fluids, as you indicate, then there can be no... Read more »

Very low risk of contracting HIV when not using condoms

Hello Bob, Many thanks for your second reply, and your categorical denial that cleanliness makes... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan First Lady Says Young People Should Not Use Condoms to Avoid Contracting HIV

...chair of the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS , on Thursday said that she is "not in favor" of promoting condoms as an HIV prevention method, Agence France-Presse reports (Agence France-Presse, 5/18). "Those who are still... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Increasingly Using Condoms in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Wall Street Journal Reports

... The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday examined how China is increasingly promoting condoms as a method of HIV prevention. While HIV "has long thrived quietly on the fringes of Chinese society" among injection drug Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philippine Government's Failure to Promote Condoms Could Result in "Explosion" of HIV/AIDS, Report Says

...Although the prevalence of HIV in the Philippines is relatively low, the country's failure to promote condoms could result in an "explosion" in the disease, according to a report released on Monday by Human Rights Watch , AFP/ Yahoo! Read more »
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Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What are the chances of catching hiv when: You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of Read more »

Does this Study count if a condom was used (help)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Past history of other STDs clearly correlates with HIV incidence. In a study of men who had other STDs and who used sex workers, every man who seroconverted had a genital ulcer of 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 Read more »