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What Is The Percent Of Most Teens Who Do Not Use Condoms

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People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom packages to carry a warning label stating that condoms do not protect against AIDS. Studies now show fewer than four percent of Salvadoran couples use condoms the first time they have sex. The result will be more funerals. The Church must... Read more »

Gross but true

Hi doctor, I'm 18 and my girl friend is 17, anyway somehow I got a good amount of my girlfriends... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Teen Sex Challenges Anti-AIDS Fight

...sex, Be faithful, and use Condoms. While a survey released this year by the Medical Research Council showed that 38 percent of teens ages 13-19 reported having had sex in 2008, just 31 percent of sexually active students said they regularly used... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Overweight Teen Girls More Likely to Start Sex Early

...(registration required) presented at the annual meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AGOG) , overweight teenage girls are more likely than normal-weight teens to start having sex early, take on multiple partners... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Trend Reversing Itself? B.C. Report Suggests Fewer Teens Are Having Sex

...researchers from the McCreary Center Society (MCCS), a nonprofit dedicated to youth health issues, found that 87 percent of teens who reported being sexually active in 2003 used contraception, up 20 percent or so from a decade earlier. There is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Teens Know Less About Sex Risks

...Despite years of public health campaigns, a new study shows Canadian teenagers know less about safe sex now than they did in 1989. "We would have hoped that today, in 2003, teens would know more about [sexually Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...point out that condoms have very severe limitations in that regard. Study after study has shown failure rates ranging between 35% and 100%. Sexual transmission of diseases is rare, but not impossible. The scare tactics used to frighten young... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...in just a glimpse.... Be AWARE...No one is in EXEMPTION...YOU could be the NEXT...or worst...you are ONE OF US.... I am a teenage Filipino guy...the youngest among the young ADULTS (according to record) who is infected of HIV as of April... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...in just a glimpse.... Be AWARE...No one is in EXEMPTION...YOU could be the NEXT...or worst...you are ONE OF US.... I am a teenage Filipino guy...the youngest among the young ADULTS (according to record) who is infected of HIV as of April... Read more »