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

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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 »

Condom breakage has gotten me Worried

DocI live in Thailand, and have regularly visited massage parlors here and engaged in sexual... Read more »

Condom broke while fuckin' in the shower

Yesterday I did a random hook up. I tried my best to protect myself. I did oral with a condom on,... Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

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Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
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Understanding Genital Herpes

...is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores... Read more »
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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...Hugging, Rubbing SM Activities Fantasy, Voyeurism, Exhibitionism, Phone Sex Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission Safe(er) Sex When thinking about "safe" sex, it is important to realize that risk from various... Read more »
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condon broke... what are the risk?

Posted by caliztony, 3 Replies
...I am HIV+ , my boyfriend is HIV(-) We use protection all the time, couple of weeks ago the condon broke while I was being the top and Read more »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
...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 she was married so no, she did not have HIV. My question is, how... 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 »

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 »