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Broken Condom Sex With A Sex Worker

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Broken condom during sex with "mexican sex worker"

hi i had sex with a female sex worker in mexico about a year ago, during which the condom split. i didnt notice this until i had finished. what is the chances i have HIV?i have felt light headed and weak for about 3 months resently....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,Since your condom split that time, it's important that you're tested for HIV/STDs if you haven't already. (You would have needed to get tested three months after the sex).I'm sorry to hear that... Read more »

Broken Condomes with sex worker

I am straight, 30 years old man. I have been having vaginal sex with a sex worker in South Africa.... Read more »

Broken condom with a sex worker

HI Doctor,10 days ago I had a protected vaginal sex with a sex worker (female) in massage parlor in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Sex Workers Say Anti-Prostitution Law Will Hurt Efforts to Combat HIV Spread

On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding the establishments. While prostitution is illegal in India, the ban is rarely enforced. At a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use, Unprotected Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in China

"Alcohol use has been suggested to interfere with condom use and to increase sexual risk behaviors," explained the study authors, noting limited data on the prevalence of this practice among female sex workers and its association with condom use and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Assessment of Changes in Condom Use Among Female Sex Workers in a Prospective Cohort Study Introducing Diaphragm Use for Disease Prevention

In the current study, the researchers assessed changes in condom use rate and number of sex partners among 140 female sex workers in Kibera, Kenya, who participated in a six-month study of diaphragm use to prevent STDs during 2004-2005. Analyses... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Structural and Environmental Barriers to Condom Use Negotiation With Clients Among Female Sex Workers: Implications for HIV Prevention Strategies and Policy

The study authors sought to assess the relationship between environmental-structural factors and client condom-use negotiation among female sex workers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Using baseline data from a 2006 community-based cohort of female... 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 New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
Well here is my situation
had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial 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... Read more »

Need help, condom broke with sex worker.

Posted by Nos, 2 Replies
I'm really worrying about a choice I made yesterday. I was about to have sex with a sex worker. As I was going in the condom broke. I immediately pull out. Now I'm worrying if she was HIV positive that I might of caught it. Is being about to 24 hrs.... 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 »