Frequently Asked Questions
No! Condoms do not have worms as worms cannot survive in a condom. However, condoms have a water based lubricant which when exposed to the sun looks like small worms, but the truth is it only just the lubricant.
We can't really say yes or no here but there are cases whereby discrimination takes place.
Female Condoms are safe and protect you from STIs and HIV. Unlike male condoms, they are made of polyurethane, so if somebody is allergic to latex, they can use female condoms.
Condoms distributed free of charge are those condoms that are not paid for and bought by government and its partners for public consumption are as safe as those that are for sale, since they undergo the same quality testing processes.
NO. Using male and female condoms together is not advised because the male condom may cause the female condom to move away from the proper positioning, and the male condom could burst with the friction against the polyurethane
Condoms are made from 2 types of materials; latex and polyurethane. In case the latex gives you rash, it is advisable to try polyurethane.
Not at all. HIV thrives in human body fluids and not in condoms. Condoms act as a barrier for preventing STIs, HIV, and unwanted pregnancies.
There is no added protection actually the condoms are likely to break than when you use one.
Condoms are all the same, except some are branded and some are not. Condoms are manufactured by the same companies and are made from the same materials. The branded condoms are sold as many other health products are sold, and unbranded are usually given away free of charge, nevertheless, some governments and organizations give away branded condoms free of charge as well.
You do not have to put on 30 minutes before sexual intercourse, but it is advisable to do so, as the condom adapts to the human body temperature.
Sex using a penis and vagina.
Cervical cancer is caused by a sexually transmitted Virus called HPV.
Anal sex does not result in pregnancy but it can result in HIV transmission.
We can’t tell you who is supposed to have unprotected sex or not because besides HIV there are other STIs and unwanted pregnancy so each person weighs their situation on their own, someone might be cheating with an HIV positive person on the side.
It only reduces by 75% meaning 1 in 4 people who take still become HIV positive.
That’s the only known way with the highest effectiveness in reducing HIV transmission
Very dangerous you allow the virus to develop resistance.
As long as you are exposed to vaginal there is a chance of transmission even if it’s very low.
It varies but its 3 to 15years, hence average is 10 years.
Between 1 year and 15 years.
Yes through the use of Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT)
AIDS is the state where you immune system is weak because the virus is destroying your CD4 cells, hence if you stop the virus your immune system can then be restored.
Yes its possible you don’t have to see the blood but the chance is low.
There are very few about 1 in a million, but most of that you are talking about carry the virus but they are slow progressors.
Better in terms of what Risk of HIV transmission?? Yes the risk is lower but not excluded.