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Condom types?

I have a simple yet hard question for me. I am HIV+ and my wife is HIV-. We were looking at different condom brands and styles and I found one made by Durex whic is call Avanti Bare (Next to nothing sensation) but it is not made of latex, my wife...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation comment about the new Durex product, but haven't had an appropriate question to do so until yours showed up.Durex Avanti condoms are specifically aimed at folks with latex allergy. However, they are perfectly safe for everyone. Durex Avanti... 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 »

What kind of condom best use for HIV?

To Whom It May Concern,My friend and I would very much like to know what kind of best condom for... Read more »
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Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

...don't like using them. Well, if you don't "like" condoms, let me assure you you'll "hate" having HIV/AIDS much more. Newer types of condoms (such as Maxx or Kimono) are high-quality thinner condoms. Yes, they are reliable. Remember to put a... Read more »
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Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One

...reply, Sincerely yours, Sergio-Gaylord And folks wonder why I would voluntarily choose to be an expert on this site. This kind of stuff is priceless, far more entertaining than even Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy. And it gives me the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The NYC Condom: Use and Acceptability of New York City's Branded Condom

...other male condoms) to 10 (much better). The resulting average rating was 6.55. Respondents were then asked what additional types of condoms they would like the department to provide. The most often named varieties were ultra-thin/extra-sensitive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Negotiation Strategies and Actual Condom Use Among Latino Youth

...61 percent female -- were interviewed about condom negotiation strategies, perceptions of whether their partner wanted to use condoms, and actual condom use. Three strategies to obtain condom use -- risk information, direct verbal/nonverbal... Read more »
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Oral protected sex with uknown condom status

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
...yesterday to a infectology doctor and he recommend me to take a PCR Cualitative. My biggest fear its that i read about this kind of test and its carry a lots of false positive. In the worst escenario with a old condom without ejaculation, my... Read more »

Special Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if you buy special condoms from a special like condom shop if it is better or is it more for pleasure and for less protection ? Read more »


Posted by DDS, 3 Replies
Hi, Can anyone recommend a condom that has good sensation but still provides adequate protection? Read more »

Does this Study count if a condom was used (help)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...incidence. In a study of men who had other STDs and who used sex workers, every man who seroconverted had a genital ulcer of some kind related to the STD. The authors concluded that men with other STDs have a very high risk of acquiring HIV from... Read more »