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What Percentage Of People Who Consistently And Correctly Use Latex Condoms Avoid Hiv Infection

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Allergic to Latex (CONDOMS, USING CONDOMS, LAMBSKIN CONDOMS)

I am allergic to Latex which seems to be the only type of condom that protect.Is this true? Are there any other alternatives? I read that lambskin does not protect........
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Another QTND (question that never dies) and ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. BobMy girlfriend is allergic to latex, so we can't use a condom. What other protection is there?Nov 28, 2003 Hello, I'm a teen virgin and so... Read more »

non latex condom

Hi Dr. Bob;My ex-boyfriend used a non latex condom a while back on me and good thing it did not... Read more »

Holes in Latex Condom (CONDOMS)

Hello Dr. These last days there had been a lot of "bad information" circulating on the... Read more »
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Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
anyone got hiv after use a condom even no break Read more »

Condom Effectiveness

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So, um...... we've seen a lot of statistics recently on the odds of infection, testing accuracy, and testing time frames. Here's one *I'd* dearly love to have, if anyone has it up their sleeve:
What percentage of infection occurs when one partner is... Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
According to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »

CONDOM MECHANICS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is quite alot of RELIABLE data supporting the fact that HIV is an estimated 40x smaller than that of a latex condom's pore. Unfortunately I do not have the source of that data at my side. However, anyone interested can find this data on the... Read more »