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What Are Condoms

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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
...remember to vote Democratic to prevent others having to endure what you are currently experiencing. Dr. Bob Condoms April 12, 2007 What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been... Read more »

Female Condom + Male Condom = ?

Hi Dr. Bob,I have a question about female condoms. I have been told that I should not let my... Read more »
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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 »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

... CCCC #1: Condoms break. Many folks writing in about HIV-transmission risk often tell me their condom broke, when in reality they actually never Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...Lifestyles brand -- was the first specially packaged condom unique to a municipality. The department distributed 5 million of the condoms to city organizations and businesses during the first month, and since has distributed an average of 3.4... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Female Condom-Distribution Program Halted Over Complaints That Condoms Were Not User Friendly, Official Says

... A Ugandan program that distributes female condoms has been halted until further research is conducted because many women complained about the condoms, James Kigozi, spokesperson Read more »
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Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How Effective is a Condom if it is used properly ? and if it breaks will you know ? Read more »

used condom's

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I play with them put them up me can i get aids from this. Read more »

condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
has anyone ever got hiv from having sex with a condom on that didn't break? Read more »

condom breakage

Posted by anonymous890, 1 Reply
i had unprotected sex with someone and the condom broke, but as soon as it broke i pulled out, will i be ok?? Read more »