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What is the chances of catching aids or sexual diseases while using condoms all the time?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Less than no use.: This is a barrier contraceptive, and so reduces the risk of contracting these diseases. However, while there is reduction of risk, there remains a smaller, but definite vrisk of transmission. This can be due to mechanical failure, like a small hole, or a mistake in use, or some other reason. Likely the best way to be sure is to get tested with your partner, and then use these, and stay steady.

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