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HIV Infection Risk Vaginal Sex Condom Broke

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infected by drinking an infected woman's breast milk. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on pregnancy. How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? Unless you are 100% sure that you and the people you are with do not have HIV infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In...
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Hetero Sex-Condom Broke

I was having vaginal and anal intercourse using a condom. The condom broke. He did not ejaculate. What is the probability that I could have contracted any diseases,especially HIV or become pregnant? I am very worried.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...fluids (semen in this case), there is a chance for infection. While ejaculation inside your body most likely increases your risk for infection, exposure to pre-ejaculate (the small amount of fluid that is emitted from the tip of the penis during... Read more »

What if the condom brakes while having sex?

While having sex the condom broke and imidiately stopped, she imidiately started guiving me oral sex; what risk do I have?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...wouldlose the protection that the condom offered. So if the woman was infectedwith HIV or other STD's, you would indeed be at risk of infection. Thelonger you had sex with her while the condom was broken, the greater yourrisk would be.As to the... Read more »

Unprotected vaginal sex with spermicide = less risk?

My partner and I would always use a condom during sex, except for one instance in which I was unprotected but my partner used an applicator to apply Nonoxynol-9, a spermicide, to the cervix area to prevent pregnancy. Additionally, I had never once...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...disease prevention. This recommendation is based on preliminary data, and is probably meaningful only for those at increased risk for infection (see response to "Spermicides"... Read more »

Performing oral sex and menstruation

Hi, thanks for your column... I gave oral sex to a woman and then we had protected vaginal sex. It turned out that she had her period just after we finished. The condom was unbroken and there was no blood there, and I did not taste anything like...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...increased, menstrual blood would have to come into contact with your mouth.It is also important to take into account your partner's risk for infection with HIV. If she is not infected, there is no risk of transmission.RMK Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...Please see Fact Sheet 611 for more information on pregnancy and HIV. What Do Women Need to Know? Women are at risk for HIV infection. Many women think AIDS is a disease of gay men. But women get HIV from heterosexual sex and from... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread HIV during sex, HIV infection in blood or sexual fluids must be transmitted to someone. Sexual fluids come from a man's penis or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? Most people know how HIV is... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember the... Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to catch the HIV virus from your fingers/penis coming into contact with vaginal fluid whilst removing a condom? Say if you had small cuts on your fingers like you would get if you bit your nails? or if the fluid came into contact... Read more »

hiv infection risk PLEASE help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ok a few hours ago i had a bleeding bit at the skin on the bottomcorner of my index finger so i went and got a bandaid. i had just washed the cut and tryed to put the bandaid over it the first time but didnt manage. i then looked again and there... Read more »