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Condom Broke Anal Afraid I Have HIV

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter on HIV sexual prevention. I'll repost below a small sample of what you'll Read more »

Please Help - Need to Ovecome Fear of Testing

Hi Dr. Bob. I'm utterly stressed and it's a bit overwhelming that I ever put myself in a postion... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

Very scared to be infected

Posted by UltraScared33, 3 Replies
...series of operation, but surely no more than few minutes. In your opinion this way can be a realistic one to be infected with HIV? Does the few time passed in this series of operation enough to configure the contact direct instead than indirect? ... Read more »

My first gay experience scared me so much!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...have been protected and that he did donate blood and was okay. but the odds are in my favor, right? i mean, for me to get hiv, he has to have it already, and i can't assume that he has it because the odds are in my favor that he doesn't have... Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...few weeks, I can barely function... just looking for a little advice... i know no one here can diagnose me for sure, only an hiv test 6 or 12 weeks out can do that... i was the bottom (i'm a guy) partner in anal sex... the condom broke at some... Read more »