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Condom Broke And Possible HIV Exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...is still possible for health care workers who take PEP to get HIV infection. Other Exposure In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed if they drink...
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Condom Broke with HIV positive person

I had sex with an anonymous partner last night (about 8 hours ago). He was HIV positive. He was the one on the anal receive end (I was the top and he was the bottom). I did use a condom, but the condom broke and I did ejaculate inside of him. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PEP would no longer be recommended.The estimated per-act statistical risk for acquisition of HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) insertive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 6.5 per 10,000 exposures.Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was in my car for 2 months. It has been exposed to heat over 100F. However it did not break while I received the oral sex. Does the exposure to heat any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you reviewed proper condom technique. (See below.) Next, as I have mentioned previously in this forum, anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant PEP should be followed by an HIV specialist. I suggest you contact an HIV... Read more »

Condom broke? Risks and PEP consideration?

Hello Dr. Frascino (or whomever can answer my question):I am a single gay male who doesn't have sex very often. Two nights ago, I met up with another gay friend of mine, and we decided to have anal sex (we had discussed this before). I wound up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...believe that your partner is not promiscuous and that he tested HIV negative in the summer of 2010 and has not had potential HIV exposures since then. Based just on the information provided, I would advise you hold off on PEP and ask your buddy... Read more »

Advice for serodiscordent couple (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010) (PROPER CONDOM TECHNIQUE, 2010)

Dear Dr. Frascino,About two weeks ago, my boyfriend (negative, insertive partner) and I (undetectable viral load, Atripla, CD4 740, receptive partner) were having sex and the condom broke. He immediately pulled out and that day he started PEP with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you reviewed proper condom technique. (See below.)Next, as I have mentioned previously in this forum, anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant PEP should be followed by an HIV specialist. I suggest you contact an HIV... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host. Can I get HIV from anal sex? Yes. In fact, unprotected (without a condom) anal sex (intercourse) is considered to be very risky behavior. It is possible for either sex partner to become... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

... CCCC #1: Condoms break. Many folks writing in about HIV-transmission risk often tell me their condom broke, when in reality they actually never Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...were HIV is not really discussed in great depth and status isnt really discolsed. The only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did... Read more »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
...friends. I was on my way home when I picked up a random girl off the street. We engaged in protected intercourse however, the condom ended up breaking. Her HIV status is unknown but I asked her and she said she was married so no, she did not have... Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »

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 Read more »