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Will Condoms Protect Against Stds?

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Ask the Experts

PrEP and re-infection between HIV partners not using condoms

Hi, I am HIV poz and have been taking Truvada and Reyataz for five years now. My partner is also HIV poz and takes the same meds. We often have unprotected sex. Do the recent PrEP findings for Truvada suggest that we are combatting "super...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...educators is that the iPrEx study results would be misinterpreted and result in behavioral disinhibition and decreased use of condoms. The bottom line is that PrEP appears to lower HIV transmission among men who have sex with men, but certainly... Read more »

help! unprocted sex with a person who has HBV

HelloI am a 25 male who recently had unprotecded vaginal sex with someone who latter told me that... Read more »

Non-Latex Condoms vs STD protection

I'm pretty convinced that I have a condom (latex) allergy. It started slowly, becoming worse with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Young People "Too Embarrassed" to Buy Condoms to Protect Against STDs, Study Says

...Many young people are hesitant to buy condoms to protect against sexually transmitted diseases because they say they are "too embarrassed" by the experience, according to a study published in the Social Science Journal Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Administration Considers Requiring Condom Warning Labels Saying They Do Not Protect Against All STDs

...considering requiring condom manufacturers to include on condom packages warning labels saying that condoms do not protect against all sexually transmitted diseases, including human papillomavirus, the AP/Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

...the protective effect may be diminished even when they are used consistently. The most reliable ways to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), are to abstain from sexual activity... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Female Condoms Prevent HIV, So Why Aren't They Marketed to Gay and Bi Men?

...talk about anal" sex. Mention it and the FDA shies away, quoting former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop in its Condoms and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Brochure : , "Condoms provide some protection, but anal intercourse is simply too dangerous... Read more »
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Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep Read more »

Protected Blowjob+Handjob

Posted by indian_guy, 1 Reply
...notorious red light area (serving lot of customers one after the other) - bed seemed untidy - is that a worry?: (i) Handjob without protection. (ii) Protected blow job (condom). Did not ejaculate. (iii) to ejaculate masturbated by hand. while... 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 »

HIV test

Posted by neve_do_it_again, 1 Reply
...and it was intact as I think . so I read in the internet and they said that condoms will give protection against HIV and other STDs. But when I rethink in what I did. I may miss some informations like if I had any cuts in my public area so it... Read more »