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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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HIV risk from condom breaking when I went back inside her

I had sex with a prostitute.. after ejaculation i removed my penis and condom. There was semen inside..i put my penis inside again and this time condom broke... in a duration of less than a minute i removed my penis and rushed to the bathroom and...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,This is a little bit complicated. Wearing a condom is better than nothing at all. But the condom breaking makes it difficult or us to know if any vaginal fluid got inside and came in contact with your penis. This can be a... Read more »

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 »
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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?

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Used two condoms no penetration no ejaculation. Am i infected?

Posted by prataptiwari, 2 Replies
3 months ago, I had sex with a sex worker. I'm so worried that what is the
risk of getting hiv from the following circumstances.
1. I did not kiss here and only touched her vagina with my hands once.
2. She made me wore two condoms without any... Read more »