|Dr.Conway should I hang myself??
Sep 17, 2005
My exposure was I had protected sex with a prostitute, I ejaculated out and i saw the condom was on my penis.....but here is the twist!
While I was withdrawing my condom had slipped, I vaguely remember but not sure that it covered my urethra....atleast what I am sure of is that when I withdrew I saw the condom hanging on my penis. I AM DEAD FOR SURE!!
To make matters worse, I have severe guilt...I cheated on my girlfriend......
In above circumstances should I test?
I have no symptoms of STD/HIV(ARS) up till now.....It's been close to 30 days.
Thanks for being so kind ...we need you!
god bless and stay well
love..akshay from india.
| Response from Dr. Conway
At least you used a condom and you should congratulate yourself for that. The events you describe carry a very low chance of transmission of HIV. This being said, you should still be tested, now and in 2 months (i.e. 3 months after the event), to document that you are, in fact, negative.
The main issue you have to deal with, though, is the guilt...Good luck with this...
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