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Broken Condom And Negative HIV Test

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Please I am very distressed Dr.! ($ 50 Donation)

I went to my doctor to help me believe the results of my tests and relieve my anxiety. 6 weeks rapid test for antibodies and tested for p24 antigen NEGATIVE. 12 weeks Negative rapid test for antibodies. I'm not on chemo, I am neither drug, nor have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure (such as unprotected or broken-condom sex) and there are no extenuating circumstances, I would consider your negative HIV tests at three months to be conclusive. The option to repeat your test at six months is always open to you.... Read more »

Broken condom and testing

Hello Dr,I hate to bother you with my issues but I could use alittle bit of help. I am from Canada... Read more »

Woman with Positive BF, condom break and low IGG

Dr. Bob,I wrote once before and have decided to try again as I would really value your input.I live... Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...negative. Several Rapid test every two months there after up to early march 2010 all negative. Mid March 2010 had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 came out negative. Had QL DNA PCR (DBS) test end May 2010 (after more than 1 year) which came... Read more »

to all the worried wells...

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...then that and when i finished i pulled out and noticed the condom had broken, so it only took 3-5 minutes of having sex with a broken condom for me to get infected with this. and for what i have been reading it is estimated that about 2-4... Read more »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
Last night, I had been drinking with some friends. I was on my way home when I picked up a random girl off the street. We engaged in protected intercourse however, the condom ended up breaking. Her HIV status is unknown but I asked her and she said... Read more »

Another Dr Bob answer - re CDC guidelines

Posted by Sprite1, 6 Replies
...have her word that she's negative, as far as she is aware. She could have been lying or in her Window Period for all I know. Broken Condom Oct 18, 2007 My girlfriend was recently diagnosed with hiv. She has had it for awhile because it has... Read more »