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Can You Get AIDS From Condom Broke

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Condom Broke Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some perspective, I know it is a risk and I... Read more »

condom broke

Posted by aikman19702, 1 Reply
Been with my boyfriend foe a year now he is hiv positive i am not .A week ago we where making love I was the bottom this session, when finish we notice the condom had broke. I am reseined to the fact that i have been exposed. I always get tested... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »

condom broke can cause HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I had weared the condom but I didn't put in. I was just rubbing my penis with her thyes but unfortuntely the condom broke. But there was no fluid or pre cum was there.
Now I found after 4 weeks that there very very small ulcer (pin head size)... Read more »

condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Okay, so I have a new boyfriend. He knows my status. We were having some great sex and the condom broke, but we didn't realize it until we were done. He didn't freak out, but I did. I know the likelyhood of transmission is low from female to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

CONDOM BROKE

HI I HAD SEX WITH A CALL GIRL AND DURING INTERCOURSE THE CONDOM BROKE. SHE SAYS SHE IS CLEAN. VERY MUCH WORRIED. NOT ABLE TO CONCENTRATE IN MY WORK JUST WORRIED WILL I GET AIDS. KINDLY HELP ME...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Good news is that this single encounter does not carry huge risk. Probably. Still, you should seek medical advice at a knowledgable clinic. If you are in the US, Europe or Australia you should be able to find medical guidance regarding need for... Read more »

condom broke

I have HIV (curently CD4 of 900 and VL 4,700). My boyfriend does not have HIV. During protected vaginal sex the condom broke. I am very concerned that he should be tested. Do you agree -- and when should he be tested (3 months, 6 months)? He...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
He should definitely be tested, with a reliable test (an antibody test) being the one to be done at 3 months after this incident. The risk of female to male transmission is 0.1%/act or less. It may be somewhat lower in your case given that your... Read more »

Undetectable HIV+ partner (bottom) I am HIV- (top) condom broke. I pulled out after less than a min and there was blood on my glans. What should I do?

I was recently having sex with my positive/undetectable bf he was bottoming and I was/am the HIV- top. The condom broke due to my size and the sex was rough. I pulled out before I felt it break and there was no blood. Checked a second time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Broken-condom or unprotected insertive anal sex with a partner known to be HIV infected does place you at risk for HIV. However, your risk of acquiring the virus has been mitigated by three factors:1. Your exposure was very brief.2. Your... Read more »

Ejaculated after condom broke.

On the 27th of June my active and HIV + bf fucked me. He almost always cums inside me with a condom on, but on this day the condom broke. We didn't realise and he came inside me. I didn't freak out (probably shock) and had the cum in me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm not exactly sure what information you are looking for, so I'll just summarize the situation.1.Your risk (broken condom with ejaculation with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive) places your estimated risk for acquisition of... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: The Truth About Condoms

Male Condom Condoms and STDs: CDC Prevention Messages Pregnancy Prevention HIV Prevention Condoms and Pregnancy Update on Nonoxynol-9 STD Prevention Condom Breakage and Slippage Condom Use Consistent and Correct Condom Use Regulations and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India Needs Spokesperson to Promote Condom Use, Safer-Sex Practices to Prevent HIV/AIDS, NACO Official Says

India needs an effective spokesperson to promote condom use and safer-sex practices to prevent HIV transmission, National AIDS Control Organization Director-General Sujatha Rao recently said, the AP/ International Herald Tribune reports.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda's Decline in HIV/AIDS Prevalence Attributed to Increased Condom Use, Early Death From AIDS, Study Says

Increased condom use and premature deaths from AIDS-related diseases might be playing more of a role in declining HIV prevalence in Uganda than abstinence and fidelity, according to a study presented Wednesday at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses... Read more »