What Are The Chances Of Passing Chlamydia With A Condom

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Hello Dr. I was recently dating a guy who turned out to be a maniac. the first two weeks we moved in together, I was diagnosed with chlamydia. I dont know how i got it I have always used condoms, and to my knowledge, I have never seen a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry to hear your ex turned out to be a dishonest whack-job! Regarding STDs, some, such as chlamydia, are quite easy to transmit and acquire, whereas others, such as HIV, are not. I'm pleased you have "always" used condoms! BRAVO. Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

Hi DocI had one-off sex with a girl while on holiday in SE Asia, Manila to be exact. although I... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions on Condom's inside...How risky???

Hey Dr. Frascino, First of all, I want to thank you for the great work you are doing with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and Risk of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: A Systematic Review of Design and Measurement Factors Assessed in Epidemiologic Studies

... Each year, approximately 19 million STD cases occur in the United States. The male latex condom is the contraceptive method most commonly used to prevent STDs. Condoms are highly effective against HIV transmission, epidemiologic Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Effectiveness for Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection

...preventing STDs, the current analysis aimed to provide a disease-specific estimate for the effectives of condoms in preventing Chlamydia trachomatis infection while controlling for known exposure to infection. Using a medical record database... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is known to be uninfected. Latex male condoms, when used consistently and correctly, can reduce the risk of transmission of chlamydia. CDC recommends yearly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

...are likely to provide greater protection against STDs that are transmitted only by genital fluids (STDs such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, and HIV infection) than against infections that are transmitted primarily by skin-to-skin... Read more »