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Broken Condom And HIV Testing

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Broken condom

I had sex with a gay male and the condom broke during the act. 2 weeks later my armpits ached and nausea began- I could not find the lymph nodes and the pain disappeared in 4-5 days- Have had some neuropathy type symptoms in my hands and feet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Broken condom and testing

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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...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 PCR test mid october 2009 came out negative. Several Rapid test... Read more »

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 Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it has been 7 weeks now and i did not contract any stds as i got tested and was all clear this week..which i was told is a good thing. i am so worried that i may have contracted... Read more »

Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 were my chances of chances of contracting anything? And two, unrelated to the forum but I... Read more »