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Broken Condom And HIV Transmission Risk

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HIV/BROKEN CONDOM

I recently had PROTECTED sex with another male. I was on the receiving end and prior to sexual intercourse, I asked him his status. He told me he didn't have any diseases. In the middle of intercourse, the condom broke, I'm not sure which...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Receptive anal intercourse is the most risky behavior there is for transmission of HIV infection. The risk without a condom being used may be as high as 3% (if your partner was infected)...If the condom broke at any stage of the contact, it is... 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 broke during the intercourse. I could find it only after the withdrawl. I found the head of my penis was open.Probably the condom broke during the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having a condom breakage happen to you can be an upsetting experience. It is important to remember that, according to the CDC, the majority of condom breaks do not result in HIV infection. The lack of condom use is more likely to be a factor in... Read more »

I got mild sore throat after broken condom.STD?HIV?

Hi Mr.Cordova,I'm a chinese gay man.Last friday night I had intercourse with my American friend.I used condom but after a while,I found out that the condom was broken.Then I put another condom on my penis.We also had oral sex without condom.He...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there.Some STD's are transmitted orally. If the sore throat does not go away then you can go for a throat swab. Only a swab will tell you if you've been infected orally.Since the condom broke, there was some risk of transmission, but... Read more »

HIV, broken condoms, and risk

Hi, do you know cases where they contracted hiv, using condoms where the condom might hav unknowingly broken...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There are cases, like which someone is under the influence of alcohol or drugs for instance, when they may not notice that a condom has broken. If a condom has broken and sex continues for awhile there can be risk for... Read more »
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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

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 »

broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the risks if a condom breaks, and contact was only for 1-2 seconds before withdrawal. My contact was with a sex worker and the condom broke. She heard the breaking sound and quickly withdrew. Hence 1-2 seconds. I asked her later if she... Read more »

BROKEN CONDOM/need help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry, my english is not so good. I need some answers. I when to see a prositute house with friends to hang out with no intention to have sex. Pursure suck! She gave me oral sex with a condom and later had vargianl intercourse. The next thing I know... Read more »