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Broken condom unkown partner status

8 days ago I had sex with a guy whom HIV status is unkown to me. We started by having safe sex, but in a change of position I noticed that the condom broke. I change the condom right away since I was active. We were using water base lubricant, and I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Overall, I'd say that the likelihood of HIV transmission was fairly low. Here is why:1. You were the insertive partner. The insertive/active partner is at a much lower risk than the receptive/passive partner.2. You started with a... Read more »

broken condom -is pep medication required(Urgent)

Hi Doc, I would be highly obliged if you could answer my question urgently. I had sex with a... Read more »

Broken Leg and a Broken Condom

Dr. Frascino,I just wanted to thank you for all your advise and professionalism in this forum.... Read more »
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Flipping!!! Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Folks, Hope all is well with everyone--

I am flipping out right now. I had sex last night with this man and the condom busted. I am going to planned parenthood to get emergency contraception as I stopped taking the pill a month ago. I cannot... Read more »

Oral protected sex with uknown condom status

Posted by sinso, 1 Reply
i wrote you people a moths ago and you told me that mi risk was very low considered in oral sex.
Well, i almost die in anxiety waiting for my 13 weeks final test.
The test was negative, Thumbs Ups. wohoooooooooo
But im a stupid person and i put my... Read more »

Broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A few months ago I broke up with a long term girlfriend. Since I was single again, I decided to get a complete std check since we use to have uprotected sex occasionally. 4 days before my scheduled test I ended up having protected sex with a... Read more »

Oral Sex Performed on a woman of unknown status

Posted by KRBClapton, 2 Replies
Should I test after performing oral sex on a woman of unknown status if this is the only thing I have done since my negative test 142 days from my last possible exposure? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Read more »