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Sexual Lubricant And Microbicide

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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Are Microbicides? Microbicides are new products being developed to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in different ways: Killing or neutralizing germs such as bacteria and...
Ask the Experts

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Not true!Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after having sex. The product is not intended for use during sex (although the possibility that couples may use the gel as a lubricant is a legitimate concern).Will Microbicides be Safe for Positive Women?Some of the candidate products being... Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid alternative to condoms? There were results published in this days about the PRO 2000 candidate which shows a 30% efficacy in prevention.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,See below.Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials Read more »

Un protected sex

i was wondering if there was a cream or a gel that is being tested to prevent HIV.. My Boyfriend do not like useing condoms, I am undectable have been for years. I havent missed any of my meds in a very long time, I have a cd4 count of 800 and i am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...after having sex. The product is not intended for use during sex (although the possibility that couples may use the gel as a lubricant is a legitimate concern). Will Microbicides be Safe for Positive Women? Some of the candidate products being... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Lubricants and the Development of Rectal Microbicides

...walked us through IRMA's poster and discussed with us the topic of lubricants and its relation to the development of rectal microbicides. In 2007, IRMA did a huge survey on lubricants used for anal sex, in which we had about 9,000 people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Attitudes of Men in an Australian Male Tolerance Study Towards Microbicide Use

...knowledge about them and various beliefs about how they work, with most assessing microbicide use in relation to condoms and lubricants. Many said they would want a microbicide to be as effective as condoms. The men did not anticipate... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Frequently Asked Questions About Microbicides

... What is a microbicide? Are microbicides currently available? How would a microbicide work? Would a microbicide eliminate the need for condoms? What if a woman Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Violence Against Women, HIV and Microbicides

...sex happens in their lives and may see sexual decision-making -- including condom use -- as the domain of men. What Are Microbicides? Microbicides: (mi-KRO'-bi-sidz) are products being developed to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV... Read more »
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Site Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »