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Table of Contents What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are...
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2nd time i m askin condom break while on sex I am HIV +.

I ve been on ART Viraday. diagnose HIV on the month of August 2012 with cd4 240 before starting the ART. My wife is negative and we deliver a baby which is 2 months old. we had sex on 28th january and my condom break before ejaculation ( she told me...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Since you did not ejaculate inside of your wife, the risk was lowered. If the incident happened LESS than 72 hours ago, your wife could start a course of PEP. The link below has more information on PEP. Again, it must be started within 72... Read more »

Does my husband need an AIDS test? Do I?/ condom breaking during intercourse

Question #1: After 15 years of monogamous marriage, my husband recently had a brief affair. We are trying to put our marriage back together, but I am now afraid to have intercourse with him, although we have had oral sex. Should I insist that he...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Both of these questions deal with circumstances where a person could be at risk for HIV and other STD's. If your sexual partner(s) have other sexual partners (or needle-sharing partners), then you become at... Read more »

Brief Exposure from a Condom Break

Doc,Last night, while having sex with my hiv+ (bottom) partner, me hiv- (top), the condom broke. Immediately after I felt the condom break, I pulled out. There appeared to be a very light red tint of blood on the condom. I jumped in the shower to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I absolutely agree with the assessment and advice you received from your partner's HIV specialist. See below.Dr. BobNeg top - Poz bottom Oct 13, 2010Im HIV negative. My partner is HIV positive. He is currently taking Atripla as prescribed... Read more »

condom breaks

I was having anal sex with a male to female transvestite. After having about 3 min worth of anal sex, i pulled out and noticed the condom had broken. It was my first guy/guy experiance, as well as anal. My penis has had a slight rug burn...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Condom breakage happens, and when it does, it can lead to anxiety and confusion. Fortunately, the majority of condom breaks DO NOT lead to HIV infection (according to the CDC). Your risk for infection will really depend on whether or not fluids... Read more »
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Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok everyone I have lost my mind wondering about this, let me ask you this. We started out with very heavy open mouth kissing with tounge and lip sucking. I do not know if she had any ulcers in her mouth, none that I could see at least and I would... Read more »

Condom Breaks

Posted by innocent2008
Please i wanna ask a question..because this case happens to many people when we're doing sex with a partner and condom breaks while we're in action...Does this present a great RISK of transmission of HIV ? and can anyone please tell me the... Read more »

Condoms, chance of infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hello. i have slept with 2 women in the past year. I used condoms every time and didn't have a breakage or slip ever. No oral. What is my risk level? thanks a million can you get it from taking the condom off?

Robb Read more »

Condom use and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi...I was just wondering about the use of condoms and the incidence of HIV. I was raped by some drunk guy about a month ago, he was wearing a condom, took it off half-way through, and put another one on. From what I remember, nothing leaked out,... Read more »