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Condom Break And Hiv Risk

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HIV risk from condom breaking when I went back inside her

I had sex with a prostitute.. after ejaculation i removed my penis and condom. There was semen inside..i put my penis inside again and this time condom broke... in a duration of less than a minute i removed my penis and rushed to the bathroom and...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,This is a little bit complicated. Wearing a condom is better than nothing at all. But the condom breaking makes it difficult or us to know if any vaginal fluid got inside and came in contact with your penis. This can be a... Read more »

Condom breaking at base. What's my risk?

Richard:Four weeks ago while on vacation I had an encounter with an escort. I wore a condom while... Read more »

Risk of F to M transmission with no-break condom?

My brother went to Tijuana last weekend and had sex with a stripper. He said that he used a... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

If the Condom Breaks: New U.S. Guidelines for Non-Occupational Exposure to HIV

In case of significant accidental exposure to HIV it is important to begin a 28-day course of antiretrovirals immediately to reduce the risk that HIV infection could be established. New (January 20, 2005) U.S. guidelines for preventing HIV infection... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Beyond Vulnerability: Breaking the Link Between Violence and HIV Risk for Young People

A growing body of research reveals a link between young people's exposure to violence and their risk for HIV. 1 Connecting the dots can help us better understand the various ways in which violence and stigma are linked to HIV risk in the lives of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
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Condom Breaks

Posted by innocent2008
Please i wanna ask a question..because this case happens to many people when we're doing sex with a partner and condom breaks while we're in action...Does this present a great RISK of transmission of HIV ? and can anyone please tell me the... Read more »

Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok everyone I have lost my mind wondering about this, let me ask you this. We started out with very heavy open mouth kissing with tounge and lip sucking. I do not know if she had any ulcers in her mouth, none that I could see at least and I would... Read more »

Condom Break

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Would a condom have to break pretty obviously to have any risk of transmitting, because I had protected sex with someone a month ago, with some heavy open mouth kissing for hours with lots of lip and tounge sucking and fingering and I am loaded with... Read more »

Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
Morning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!

This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »