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Can you get aids/hiv while wearing a condom?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

The short answer to this is yes its possible. Even though it may appear to our naked eye that a condom is a solid sheet of latex..But microscopically there are trillions or holes viruses could literally sail right through. This being said..Condoms are actually quite effective in helping prevent std's including hiv.

Answered Oct 1, 2017

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Because a condom is not 100% effective against spread of HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases.

Answered Jun 10, 2014

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