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Semen Leakage From Base Of Condom

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what is the effect of long term use of PEPS?

I am Hiv Negative and my boyfriend is positive.since meeting my boyfriend 5 months ago ( june 2009) the condom has broken every month (at least 3 out of 4 times) that we use condoms despite following instructions on proper use of condoms and using...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The condom has broken every month and you've been on PEP nearly continuously???? WHAT??? Have you checked the expiration date on those condoms? Read more »

Condom Permeability (CONDOMS)

Some recent questions posted in the forum are really intresting and I would like the discussion to... Read more »

correct informations (CONDOMS)

Hi, Dr. Bob!I was talking about latex condom and vaseline which would be used sometimes also by... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

... Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. However, condom Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: The Truth About Condoms

... Male Condom Condoms and STDs: CDC Prevention Messages Pregnancy Prevention HIV Prevention Condoms and Pregnancy Update on Nonoxynol-9 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 »
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Worried Sick

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...need not come back for the 3rd month test because he said I was at no risk (since there wasn't any breakage/slippage of the condom). But I ain't sure how a broken condom is like. When the sex worker took it off, I don't remember seeing any... Read more »

condom spilling at the base

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is this possible? I always used protection but he never held it the base when pulling out all these other websites suggest this as safe sex....................Now, I'm even more scared.......... Read more »

how effective are condoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...will be going with some friends to Dominican republic soon and you know how it is down there.. one thing is i always wear a condom and i always check to make sure its not broken or anything.. i hope this phase in my life ends soon, i just dont... Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...According to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »