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Condom Broke And Transmission Risk

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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
...Hi,I would agree with your doctor. Your HIV-acquisition risk would be extremely remote. If you are still in touch with your top gun, you could ask him to get a rapid HIV test. Results are 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... Read more »

Risk when condom fails with HIV + man

Dr. Bob: I recently had sex with an HIV positive top man, we used a condom but it broke. I read in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Thing Called Love: Condom Use in High-Risk Primary Heterosexual Relationships

...a strategy to find and maintain a primary relationship, establish trust, and build intimacy. Although they recognized their risk of HIV and other STDs, many participants reported unprotected intercourse, "placing their love for their partner and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official Says Cambodia Faces New HIV Threat With Condom Campaign at Risk

...place to place. "Enforcement of the anti-trafficking law harms the 100 percent condom use in brothels," he noted. "The main risk of a second wave of HIV infections occurring in Cambodia is from female sex workers, their clients, and sweethearts,"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Durex Stops Making Condoms With Nonoxynol-9 Due to Possible Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

...stopped producing condoms containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9, which in recent studies has shown that it may increase the risk of HIV transmission, BBC News reports ( BBC News , 1/20). Nonoxynol-9 works as a vaginal contraceptive by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and Risk of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: A Systematic Review of Design and Measurement Factors Assessed in Epidemiologic Studies

...epidemiologic studies published from January 1966 through April 2005 that evaluated the association between male condom use and risk of either infection. The researchers investigated whether each study distinguished consistent from inconsistent... Read more »
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Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
...criticism) and I would hate to make presumptions based on the fact that she has had lots of partners. My mind is telling me that the risk was extremely low (the other activities were oral sex and protected vaginal sex) but the bad voice that is... Read more »

Risk of condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pls note that the condom is not safe, you are still in the risk of getting hpv genital warts during skin to skin contact because some of your genital area is not protected by condom Read more »

Any risk with condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...To all on this board, if i had protected vaginal sex with a female who was high risk, and no apperant breakage occured, is there any risk for me or should I just move on Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »