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High Risk? Condom broke..

Dr. Frascino,I'm a first year university student. For the first time, I tried anal sex today. I knew anal sex is a very high risk for the transmission of HIV, so we used a condom. The guy wore a condom and put his penis into my anus, but for some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...make sure your lube is compatible with your condom!Get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark to put any residual fears permanently to rest.Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...days, but the health center was not offering rapid fire 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... Read more »

Scared of Infection...Please Help

Posted by soscared21, 5 Replies
...him....his sexual history was rather scary. Well...I know symptoms are never a reliable indicator of infection...but I'm just so scared. About 4-5 days after the incident one of the lymph nodes in my neck became hard and swollen...the one on... Read more »

Scared to Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...morning there was a very small amount of blood on toilet paper. That was the only bleeding. I do not know if he is HIV+ but I am scared to death. Read more »

Scared to Death

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Let me start by saying that I am 17 and scared to death. I recently put myself in a really bad situation. I decided to go ahead and try experimenting with a guy. Well I met Read more »