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Condom Broke Got Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effect of Changes in Condom Usage and Antiretroviral Treatment Coverage on Human Immunodeficiency Virus Incidence in South Africa: A Model-Based Analysis

The current study sought to assess trends in South Africa's HIV incidence and determine the extent to which prevention and treatment programs have reduced that incidence. The researchers adapted two models of the South African HIV epidemic -- the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table 2. Estimated Percentage of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) Who Engaged in Behaviors Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2009

Table 2. Estimated Percentage* of Injecting Drug Users at Risk for Acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection (n = 9,565) † Who Engaged in Behaviors § Associated With HIV Infection, by Selected Characteristics -- National HIV... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

The Food and Drug Administration has licensed the first nucleic acid test (NAT) system intended for screening donors of whole blood and blood components intended for use in transfusion. This test system can simultaneously detect the presence of HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV virus seeded in condom

Is it possible that HIV could be seeded into a condom and then subsequently infect the user? ...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I have never heard of such a thing but I'm certainly assuming you aren't using a previously used condom that had been discarded by another user of such condom. I would strongly encourage you using your own condoms however... Read more »

can the HIV virus pass through the pores of a latex condom?

Hi, I heard that the HIV virus is so small that it can possibly pass through the pores of a latex condom.Is this information true? Also, what are the chances of contracting HIV from performing vaginal sex on a woman that is HIV positive assuming...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You heard what? Where are you getting this information? The Department of Irresponsible and Irreproducible Results?" No, HIV cannot pass through a latex condom. Why else would we wear them? Oh yeah, there are the glow-in-the-dark ones... Read more »

Condom broke with a HIV+ Woman and My results came back negative

Hello Doctor and the Rest of the Readers of the body forum.I Thought would share this great news with you! I came here when i was stressed looking for assurance and advice.Im from South Africa.Im Hiv negative and My girlfriend is HIV+.We have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations! Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story. I'm confident it will help reassure others who are struggling through similar situations.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Condom Broke

Hi Dr Bob i am a Gay man in my 30s & i was recently getting pounded by this HOT Guy/Top like 4 weeks ago and after we achieved the most groundbreaking orgasim he withdrew from my ass and the condom was split in half i am on Atripla 4 years now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.With both of you being on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your respective HIV plasma viral loads to undetectable levels, the chances of transmission of another viral strain is extremely remote. I'm not advocating... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 perspective, I know it is a risk and I... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »

condom broke can cause HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I had weared the condom but I didn't put in. I was just rubbing my penis with her thyes but unfortuntely the condom broke. But there was no fluid or pre cum was there.
Now I found after 4 weeks that there very very small ulcer (pin head size)... Read more »

condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Okay, so I have a new boyfriend. He knows my status. We were having some great sex and the condom broke, but we didn't realize it until we were done. He didn't freak out, but I did. I know the likelyhood of transmission is low from female to... Read more »