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Broken Condom Afraid I Have HIV

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chance of getting sex through broken condom

hi. could you please help me?I am really worried ...16 days ago i had sex with a random girl who I met up in a bar in shanghai. i do not know about her HIV status. we had unprotected oral sex for couple of minutes and then two times vaginal...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. You had protected vaginal sex and the symptoms you are experiencing are too soon for HIV symptoms. With what you have told me you would not be someone we would highly recommend testing for... 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 »

HIV ,BROKEN CONDOM & DETERGENTSOLUTION

Dear Mr. RMK,Two years back I had sex with a call girl. I had put on a condom but unfotunately it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Gay Men's Health Summit to Address Rise in HIV Rates

Condom use, the risks of crystal methamphetamine, and dating someone who is HIV-positive were among topics slated for discussion over the weekend at "Power and Pride," the San Fernando Valley's first gay men's summit. Organizers hoped to address... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ghana Changing Its Tune on Condoms; AIDS-Prevention Jingle Inspires More to Use Protection

Sarah Koomson, a 19-year-old in Ghana, says she is not ashamed or afraid to ask her boyfriend to use condoms. "I talked with him, and we discussed about what has happened now, in this world. So he uses it," she said matter-of-factly. Sarah has heard... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Says Condoms Are Justified in Some Cases to Prevent HIV Infection

"Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition to condoms and for a pontiff who has blamed them for making the... Read more »
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broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
People,

A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself as to what I have:
1. PN [burning palms & soles from 10 day onwards]
2. joint aches
3. stomach... Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
Well here is my situation
had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA... Read more »

Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I hade sex with someone I really didn't know that well over the weekend. During it, I realized my condom broke, and I stopped without ejaculating. So I have two big concerns. One, assuming the unlikely worst that the girl was HIV positive, what... Read more »