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Risks Of Contracting HIV 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
...frightened me a lot.The message written on the condom went something like, " although proper use of the condom may protect against HIV/Aids, it does not properly eliminate the risk".That seemed a little bit in contradiction to what I have read... Read more »

Holes in Latex Condom (CONDOMS)

Hello Dr. These last days there had been a lot of "bad information" circulating on the net about,... 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Rejects Batch of Holed Condoms

...Bureau of Standards (ZABS) on Monday halted sales of two brands of condoms -- "Evolution" and "Hot" -- after testing revealed holes in them. "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing to meet the critical electrical freedom from... Read more »
The Body

Hold the Celebrations: Antiretroviral Drugs Not Promised to Prevent HIV

...that a gay man working for even a below average salary has enough health insurance to cover such a bill for prevention (donut holes aside). Most insurance companies are more comfortable with paying for less expensive methods of prevention such... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Preventing HIV Infection

...Use a water-based lubricant with condoms. Do not use baby oil or other oil-based lubricants such as Vaseline. These may cause holes to form in the condom, causing it to break. Products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 (found in most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drug Assistance Program Activists Schedule "Crisis" Summit to Find Solutions for Budget Hole

...available private resources, and other remedies to move beyond waiting lists and improve access to care for all people living with HIV/AIDS. Using funds from the federal Ryan White program, ADAPs in all 50 states provide HIV-positive... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...minute or two. When I withdrew the condom was intact, I held it and it had all the cum contained within it. I couldn't see any holes or rips. Could there have been something about her putting the condom in her mouth or unrolling with... Read more »

Condom used...sort of. HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...didn't ejaculate in me since he put the condom on way before that happened. I checked afterwards and everything was intact. No holes, leaks or anything like that. Now Im just paranoid about the "before condom" part. Is it likely that I would... 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 »

ORAL RISK

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...do nothing but suck all day and night long. All they have to do is get a few guys that frequent adult book stores with glory hole and they would have their subjects to really see if oral was a true risk. You know what Im talking about now dont... Read more »