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Types Of Condom Failure And Related Risks

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Dr. Bob Please help me before I mutilate my body parts..............(PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

Dr. BobHello hope all is well with you. Dr. Bob im going crazy. I had an issue with an escort protected sex, but got gohnerea. As of 6 weeks after i have not been the same. 4 weeks into my window period I had my wisdom teeth removed, all 4. 6 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the culprit for your current problem! Antibiotic-induced thrush has many variables, including the dose, duration, strength and type of antibiotics used. As for your residual tongue symptoms, if the ear, nose and throat (ENT) physician advised... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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...spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina. This "female" condom can also be used to protect the rectum.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Failure Among Men Receiving Sexually Transmissible Infection Clinic Services, Cape Town, South Africa

... While condoms offer "the most realistic and available protection" against STDs and HIV, the authors noted that these benefits are compromised Read more »
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condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
...was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to notice) a week ago when I felt the condom break. This was early in the act; we promptly switched the condom and continued merrily along. Now of course, a... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS is no exception. This book delivers a telling critique of the behavioral explanation of epidemic AIDS and the stereotypes that lie beneath it. It also shows how the methodologies applied in recent epidemiology and health economics are... Read more »

Worried over oral?....Why?

Posted by Jackie__Blue
...furiously on their keyboards only seconds after reading this post, asking me about blood and saliva and lack of circumcision and subtypes and tooth abrasions and God knows what else. And to them I say, type away, my friends: it's good exercise... Read more »

Put Somebody At Risk & Feel Horrible

Posted by ffrbel, 11 Replies leave Florida back home to NYC, I received a text message from him that said "I know it's a little late but we didn't use condoms and didn't talk about status...I am neg" I responded to his text by saying "It's okay, I am neg too" which is... Read more »