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Broken Condom How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS

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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 Eh!!...and I work most the year in Shanghai. I met a girl and hung out for a while and we happened to have sex the only problem is the condom was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,While it is true that failed (broken)-condom sex carries the same STD risk as unprotected sex, your HIV risk is extremely low, because your gal-pal tested HIV negative after your wham-bam thank-you ma'am. The only way she could have Read more »

combivir and side effects, how long do they last?

I was recently exposed to HIV virus via a broken condom. I was prescribed combiver by an ER... Read more »

A faster answer than 6 months?

If I have been infected with Hiv and i am one of the people who doesnt produce the antibody untill... Read more »
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Condom Breakages - The Big Question.

Posted by rescuemepliz, 1 Reply
...and have always tested negative. I don't do unprotected sex,whatever the circumstances with whoever. Without making it too long a post,I must say that I do not remember having noticed a breakage/slippage in any one of them.I wasn't drunk so I... 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 »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
...act was less than a minute, maybe 30-45 seconds at most. Somewhere during those 30-45 seconds the condom broke. Would this be long enough for HIV to enter my urthera, if she was positive? 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 »