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Is The Aids Virus Smaller Than The Holes In A Sheepskin Condom
HIV is also known as HIV/AIDS. Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Sharing body fluids: The virus that causes aids is called hiv. This virus can be spread from person to person through sexual content in which fluids and cells from one person enter the body of another person (vaginal, anal and oral intercourse). The virus can also be spread by sharing contaminated needles from injection drug use. Always use a condom with sex and do not share needles! ...Read more
Yes, risk is 5-10%: Reexamination of HIV seroconversion studies suggests that condoms are 90 to 95% effective when used consistently, i.e. Consistent condom users are 10 to 20 times less likely to become infected when exposed to the virus than are inconsistent or non-users. Though imperfect, condoms provide substantial protection against HIV infection. ...Read more
Yes: 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you only have 1 partner in sex & you don't use a condom is it still possible to get STDs or aids/ HIV just curious
Doctor please i want to know wether if it is possible for a man to contact HIV aids even though if he is using condom during the act?
Having sex with wife n girlfriend cause HIV or aids. V all r not affected by any virus or infection. All 3 r hiv/aids negative.
Very Risky: If i read your question right, you are concerned about the risks of contracting HIV though both wife and gf are negative? If all are negative, you are not at risk. But if either of them cheats, as you are doing, you may be introduced to a host of possible infections including hiv. My advice? Use a condom and seriously consider monogamy. ...Read more
AIDS is also known as HIV/AIDS. Acquired immune disease syndrome. Late stage of HIV infection associated with low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Many excellent sources on internet to learn more. See a doctor if you think you may have acquired HIV infection. Treatment options ...Read more
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more
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