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The Result Of Condom Protecting Against Hiv Infection

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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 in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your condom was in the car for two months? Wow, that's quite a dry spell, dude. Do you happen to resemble Dick Cheney or something like that?Your worries are unwarranted. Heat can denature latex, making it more likely to break. Luckily your... Read more »

"What If" using condoms to protect against HIV infection

I recently had PROTECTED sex with a man I really hardly knew. Yes It was a stupid thing to do and I... Read more »

Condom use by HIV Positive Couple (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION)

My partner and I have been monogomous since we started dating five years ago and we are both HIV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Benefits, Misconceptions, Frequency of Condom Use to Protect Against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV

The New York Times on Tuesday examined the benefits and misconceptions of condom use to protect against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and unplanned pregnancy. According to M. Monica Sweeney -- a member of the Presidential... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Global Campaign for Microbicides Lauds Milestone in HIV Prevention Findings That Daily Use of Anti-Retroviral Protects Against HIV Infection

Johannesburg, South Africa and Washington, D.C. -- The Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM) welcomes today's news from the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) of the US National Institutes... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Partner-Dependent Immune Differences May Protect Against HIV Infection

An interesting poster at IAS 2013 looked at the association between HLA incompatability of sexual partners as a mechanism for protection against sexual transmission. 1 Wim Jennes from the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp presented... Read more »
HIV i-Base

PrEP: PK Modeling of Daily TDF/FTC (Truvada) Provides Close to 100% Protection Against HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction iPrEX: Modeled Prediction of 99% Protection With Daily Adherence Table 1: Estimates for Risk Reduction in iPrEX Comment Partners PrEP: Protection in Serodifferent Heterosexual Couples Table 2: Efficacy... Read more »
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Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot 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 sure the virus has to have been transmitted whle condoms were used in the past a few times or so by some... Read more »

used protection......but i have symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Okay so I used a condom but had heavy sex with a woman for about an hour.....only vaginal intercourse.....and heavy kissing. The condom slipped up my shaft a couple of times but never came off. At first I wasn't worried. It is the 3 week mark... Read more »

am i infected? cut on frenulum after removing condom

Posted by spread
I had protected sex with a local sex worker.
After i had a protected sex, using condom, i removed the condom using my bare hands. The condom was wet with vaginal fluids, and i touch it making my fingers wet with vaginal fluids. Immediately After... Read more »