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Testing Negative After 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
...prostitute had used to wipe her butt, I washed my hands with bleach 432 times after that and my ELISA, western and PCR came back negative 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after that, what should I do?" type of question. So here are my questions, from a... 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 »

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Rejects Batch of Holed Condoms

... The Zambia 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 "The two brands of condoms have been withdrawn for failing to meet the critical electrical... 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

...published in The New England Journal of Medicine observed heterosexual couples where one was HIV-positive and the other was HIV-negative, for an average of 20 months. (These couples are referred to as sero-discordant.) 9 Findings included:... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 21, 2010

...could be causing these symptoms, and what are my first steps in treating them? MIXED-STATUS COUPLES   My HIV-Negative Boyfriend Wants to Bareback: Should We Ditch the Condoms? I've been HIV positive for four years with an... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

hole in condom; need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...probably lined up with the head of my penis. No 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... Read more »

Condom used...sort of. HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...other time was last night. (protected....sort of) I freaked out totally after the first time, made him get tested. He tested negative. That test was done approx. 6-8 weeks after what would have been his last exposure. So I *think* he's probably... Read more »

2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...status is unknown and they had sex 13 times but used a condombut now id ont know how effective condoms are and the t est was negative at 2 months so is tht good or should we wait a bit longer ? also they said there wasnt any problem with the... Read more »