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Broken Condom Should I Get Test For AIDS

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Broken condom, central Africa, symptoms, early testing. Hotline?

Dear Dr. Kull,you site is very helpful, but is there a hotline that you can recommend where I can get answers to my questions? Thank you so much.I really need your help, please. I am going absolutely crazy, cannot function or sleep. I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a helpful hotline to answer HIV-related questions:CDC National AIDS Hotline: 1.800.232.4636 (English, Spanish and TTY)Have you seen a doctor about your symptoms? That would be an important first... Read more »

When to get tested/broken condom

I had intercourse with a female sex worker, the first time I'd had sex in almost two years.... 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 »
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Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

Sheraton Golf Parco de'Medici, 6 April 2006, Rome [Note: This is a revised and expanded version of remarks I gave yesterday at the Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on HIV past and future. The two-day symposium is taking place at a business-style... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NYC Commission on HIV/AIDS Report Recommends Condom Distribution, Needle Exchange, HIV Testing to Slow Spread of Virus

The New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS on Monday released a draft report recommending increased condom distribution, the establishment of needle exchanges and routine HIV testing to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in the city, the New York Times ... Read more »
AIDS Healthcare Foundation

AHF Meets With WHO & UNAIDS, Urges Swift Action on Access to AIDS Treatment, Testing and Condoms

An international delegation from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) met today with officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) to call for action and partnership to vastly increase... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Activist Urges AIDS Tests, Condoms in Shelby County Jail

At a Shelby County Commission meeting on Wednesday, longtime activist Novella Smith Arnold urged the county Sheriff's Office to allow jail inmates access to condoms and require they be tested for HIV. "AIDS is still alive and well," Arnold told the... Read more »
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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/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 »

broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
People,

A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself as to what I have:
1. PN [burning palms & soles from 10 day onwards]
2. joint aches
3. stomach... 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 »