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Broken Condom Should I Get Tested

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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 »

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, 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... Read more »
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HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Behind the Miracle Cure a Broken System Lurks

Atlanta, Ga. -- The stories we tell ourselves about the world we live in matter. While we celebrate this week's story of an HIV miracle cure, let's not forget the story of injustice that made it possible. There have been a lot of stories about... Read more »
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AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

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Male Condoms That Break in Use Do So Mostly by a "Blunt Puncture" Mechanism

"Published condom breakage studies typically report the percentage of failures but rarely provide any evidence on the mechanism of failure," explained the study authors. Over a seven-year period, broken condoms returned to a supplier (SSL, Durex)... Read more »
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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-Scared Out of My MInd!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who recently had sex with a man I met on the internet. While switching positions, i noticed the condom had broken ( I was the receiver). He did not ejaculate, but i did notice he had precum during foreplay. He had no doubt in his... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A few months ago I broke up with a long term girlfriend. Since I was single again, I decided to get a complete std check since we use to have uprotected sex occasionally. 4 days before my scheduled test I ended up having protected sex with a... Read more »