What Are The Chance Of Getting Hiv Using A Condom

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what are chances of getting Hiv with a condom?

I have a question The guy I have been having sex with is a HIV positive bottom.I'm a Top and HIV negative.what are my odds of getting HIV if I use a condom everytime with him and only a top with him?HIs count is also low to undetectable.What are my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,We don't have an estimated-risk statistic for the scenario you describe. However, what I can tell you is that HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how! Consequently, if you use a latex condom properly and it doesn't fail, your... Read more »

Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't... Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Using Latex Diaphragm With Condoms Had Same HIV Incidence as Those Who Only Used Condoms, Study Says

...control, an accompanying Lancet opinion piece said ( Wall Street Journal , 7/13). Nick Hellmann, interim director of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis at the Gates Foundation, said although the results of the study are disappointing, they are simply... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Department to Buy 2 Million Female Condoms to Help Curb HIV/AIDS

...make more than two million female condoms available in health clinics and organizations citywide to help curb the spread of HIV, the New York Daily News reports. The city began offering no-cost female condoms -- which are inserted like... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Respond to Pope's Statement on Condoms, HIV/AIDS

...opinion pieces responding to Pope Benedict XVI's recent statement that condom distribution will not curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Summaries appear below. Editorials Seattle Times : "The Catholic Church's opposition to birth... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women in India's Karnataka State Unaware Condoms Can Prevent HIV; Expanded Access to Condoms, Prevention Efforts Needed

... About 35% of women in India's Karnataka state know that condoms can prevent HIV transmission, according to India's National Family Health Survey , the Times of India reports. The survey indicated a need Read more »
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