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Chances
Sep 1, 2013

Hi, i'm a 19 brazilian guy. Sorry for the bad englis! Last week i was with a woman sex worker, i used condom. But i'm wondering about the chances of a condom breake.... Any information? And if it really break, whats are the chances of an infetion?? Thanks a lot

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Hi Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. You should know when you take the condom off it is had broken or not. The risk does increase some when the condom breaks. The only way to truly know your status is to get tested. The lesson learned is to ensure the condom stays on and when you remove it to ensure it has not broken.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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