|HELP! Condom broke with sex worker
Apr 18, 2012
PLEASE HELP! I am going crazy with worry about what I should do next... I also cant believe how absolutely stupid I have been, I am working in Dubai and was very drunk last night and ended up going back to my room with a prostitute from the bar. We had oral sex and moved on to protected intercourse sex but the condom broke. She felt it break and said so instantly and I pulled out asap, I instantly washed myself and then had a shower, not that i know if that would help in any way... When I got out of the shower she was gone and I do not have any way of finding her to ask if she has HIV. All I know is that she said she was from Ethiopia and she was 28.... I am married and have kids, I have never had an STD or been in this type of situation before and am very worried about how it could affect me being around my family. I am not back from Dubai for another two days but have read on forums here about PEP. Is this something I should look to get asap when I get home? How long does it take to know if you have been infected with HIV?
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi PEP has to be started within 72 hours of the exposure. From what you described, her stopping once realizing the condom had broke, you washing immediately and if you had no other open areas on your penis then the risk of getting HIV is very small. Is it possible yes, but again probable, no.
Your best bet is to get tested, the first time should be about 3 weeks from the event and then again at 3 months, if at that time your test are negative then you are fine. In the meantime, to protect your wife, I would either refrain from having sex or wear a condom.
Hopefully this has given you an eye opening experience to not put yourself into this type of situation again!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Sex With Stripper Condom Broke?
- Sex With Stripper Condom Broke Risk Of Getting HIV
- Burning Penis After Sex With Stripper Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV
- Cold Feet After Sex With Stripper Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV
- White Bumps On Penis After Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV
- Hiv Risk Used A Condom With Sex Worker
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.