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condom broke?

Sep 10, 2013

dear doc, i had sex with a prostitute last night. used a condom. at the end, when i pulled off, i didnt see any semen at the tip of the condom as it should be, rather, it was all up within the condom in the glans region and partly on the shaft as well. the girl too said, she didnt feel anything like a condom break/rupture. how is it possible for the semen to go up within the condom in the glans and shaft region with a dry tip? FYI, i continued to penetrate her for about 1 minute after ejaculation. can it be the coz of such strange position of the semen in the condom? should i be worried about HIV? thanks.

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there,

I would not be concerned about HIV in this case. The condom protected you against HIV and many other STD's. It's hard to say, but my initial thought is that you did not leave enough space at the tip of the condom for your semen. When you ejaculated the fluid was forced up into the condom.

In the future, be sure to squeeze the tip of the condom as you are unrolling it onto your erect penis. Leaving space at the tip of the condom will leave a reservoir for your semen, and will help reduce the likelihood of the condom breaking.

In health,


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