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Do condoms protect against HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, are condoms extremly effective against HIV? I'm just wondering if anyone konws anyone, or contracted HIV while performing safe sex? I'm sure the virus has to have been transmitted whle condoms were used in the past a few times or so by some... Read more »

Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »

How to protect your partner when you are dating someone who is not HIV Positive?

Posted by pozlady, 3 Replies
Are there any other measures that are important besides the use of condoms that one should take when dating someone who is not HIV Positive?
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HIV from protected anal

Posted by spiritflame67, 1 Reply
Can you get HIV from protected anal sex? The condoms had no holes nor did it break or have anything abnormal. Could I have gotten HIV from this?? Read more »

Oral protected sex with uknown condom status

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
i wrote you people a moths ago and you told me that mi risk was very low considered in oral sex.
Well, i almost die in anxiety waiting for my 13 weeks final test.
The test was negative, Thumbs Ups. wohoooooooooo
But im a stupid person and i put my... Read more »
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"What If" using condoms to protect against HIV infection

I recently had PROTECTED sex with a man I really hardly knew. Yes It was a stupid thing to do and I regret it. Lesson learned. Anyways, during sex I felt he had too much of his own fluids in the condom tip so I made him change into a new condom....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I guess I'm unclear why the protected sex was a stupid thing to do. You had no risk for HIV from this situation. The sex was protected the entire time! Using a condom properly like you did, prevents the chance of... Read more »

is condom a 100% protective against HIV

last week, i had sex with a prostitute i twas my first time i did some sexual insertion with a condom of course. i had used a branded condom (DUREX) extra safe. later after that, i got paranoid that i might had a slightest chance of getting HIV. so...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereCondoms are effective in preventing HIV transmission as long as they are used correctly, with water-based lubricant, and don't break. Nothing in life is 100% but correct condom use is pretty close. Take care,Dr. W... Read more »

is it possible to get hiv after condom protected oral? please, please sir, answer me

I was insertive in condom protected oral sex (3 mins). Assuming my partner was hiv+, condom didn't break or slipped and was there during the entire penetration. Do I need to test? Please, at least short answer so I can let my fears go away....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Even without a condom, oral sex is very low risk. You do not need to testBottom line: Let your fears go away!In health,Richard... Read more »

Protected (condom) sex with many women - chances of HIV+

I have had protected sex with many women including prostitutes whose HIV status I do not know. All sex was protected. In fact, I have never had sex without a condom in my life.Now I have found a girlfriend and before doing anything with her, I would...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are correct that I can't put a number on it, but the overall risk with the use of a condom is incredibly low. Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Zimbabwe, Hair Salons Promote Female Condom Use to Protect Against HIV

Condom maker PSI-Zimbabwe has struggled for six years to sell its female condom to Zimbabwean women, in part because doing so required interacting with women on how to use the product. The company set out to solve this problem by engaging... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican's Denial That Condoms Protect Against HIV Endangering Millions of Africans, European Commissioner Says

European Commissioner for Development and Humanitarian Aid Poul Nielson on Sunday on BBC1's "Panorama " program said that the Vatican's position denying that condoms can effectively protect against HIV is "bringing into great danger the lives of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Women Should Protect Themselves From HIV by Using Condoms, Official Says

Women living in India should protect themselves from HIV by using condoms because they "cannot trust men" to be "careful," Renuka Chowdhury, India's minister for women and child development, said on Monday at a meeting of the National Women Forum of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Benefits, Misconceptions, Frequency of Condom Use to Protect Against Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV

The New York Times on Tuesday examined the benefits and misconceptions of condom use to protect against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and unplanned pregnancy. According to M. Monica Sweeney -- a member of the Presidential... Read more »