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Condom Broke With Positive Partner

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Condom Broke... Sexual Partner tested Positive

Dr. F,I practice safe sex all the time. I had anal sex with this guy Jan 1, 2009. (me being the top) the condom broke towards the end before the orgasm. The guy sent me a message telling me he tested HIV+ a week ago. I got so worried and got a blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Condom failure during anal sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently testing outside the window period is recommended. However, it is worth noting that the insertive partner (top guy) is always at less risk... Read more »

Insertive anal sex partner. My condom broke!

I recently had gay anal sex with a partner of an unknown status.I was the inserting (top) partner.... Read more »
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Testing HIV Positive in the Aftermath of Sexual Assault

Welcome to This Positive Life ! We have with us David Adkins. When David tested positive in 1997, he was utterly shocked: He was confident that he had used condoms with his partners over the years. But when he put two and two together, he realized... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Correlates of Consistent Condom Use With Main Partners by Partnership Patterns Among Young Adult Male Injection Drug Users From Five U.S. Cities

The researchers undertook the current study to examine correlates of consistent condom use with a main partner among heterosexual male injection drug users (IDUs). Data from a multi-site sample of young IDUs were used to identify 1,770 sexually... Read more »
Women Alive

Should You Disclose Your HIV Status to a Potential Sexual Partner?

For many years now, the focus of prevention has been on trying to get society as a whole to adopt condom use as a way of life. Perhaps this approach was successful early in the epidemic, but today the mood has drastically changed. AIDS is no longer... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Court Rules New Zealand Man Did Not Have to Disclose HIV Status to Partner Because He Used a Condom

A New Zealand court on Wednesday ruled that Justin Dalley was not required to tell his sexual partner he was HIV-positive because he used a condom during intercourse, the New Zealand Press Association reports. New Zealand law requires that people... 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!!!! Advice needed

Posted by karan9delhi, 1 Reply
Hi all
First of all would like to thank you all..

I hv been been poz for approx 1 yr...cd4 quite good n maintained...few days back i had anal sex(i was top) with a guy and discharged inside..when i took out...condom was tornd..after having sex ... I... Read more »

Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »

Condom Broke

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
Hello,

On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole act lasted maybe a minute at the most. How much of a risk did I put myself in? Read more »