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Can You Get AIDS From Broken Condom

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Broken Condom

Thanks a lot for having a look on my problem.I never thought I would need to learn a lot on HIV & AIDS. 2 days back I had sex and as usual I am not sure whether she is positive or not.1. Condom got broken, but not sure where exactly because I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:If the condom broke during penetrative sex, then there is certainly a chance for infection. The virus can enter through the urethra, or "tip" of the penis. I would not be too concerned about the oral sex. Since the condom broke, I... Read more »

Broken Condom

My girlfriend was recently diagnosed with hiv. She has had it for awhile because it has developed... Read more »

Broken condom unkown partner status

8 days ago I had sex with a guy whom HIV status is unkown to me. We started by having safe sex, but... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Ground Is Broken for Center House

The Rev. Robert Kaeding, who founded the AIDS nonprofit The Center in 1992, announced Monday that construction of Center House, a home for 25 single adults with HIV/AIDS, has begun at 806 Third Ave. "In the course of a year, we help over 100... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican to Publish Document on Condom Use to Prevent HIV/AIDS, Official Says; Retired Cardinal Calls Condom Use "Lesser Evil"

Pope Benedict XVI has asked the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care and other scientists and theologians to study condom use as a means of HIV prevention, and the Vatican will release a document on the subject soon, Cardinal Javier Lozano... 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

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 »