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Condom Ripped And Hiv Risk

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Pre-Cum and ripped condom

I recently engaged in anal sex with a man who said he was HIV- and tested 6 months ago. We used protection, but found part way through that the first condom had ripped. We replaced it but I am still nervous about possible precum having leaked...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I see based on the date of your question that you are outside of the window for taking PEP. Overall, I think your risk in this situation was not extremely high. It's hard to say how much HIV can be present in pre-ejaculatory fluid, so... 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 »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Experts Rip Louisiana Attempt to End Distribution of Condoms

On Monday, state and national health experts expressed concern over an amendment to the state budget that could make Louisiana the first state to ban the use of public money to buy or distribute condoms. The House approved the amendment without... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Medicaid and Medicare: Ripping Holes in the Safety Net

"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane."-- Martin Luther King Some forty years since these words were spoken, the United States remains the only Western industrialized country that hasn't found a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of Condom and Non-Condom-Based Anal Intercourse Practices Among Homosexually Active Men in Australia: Deliberate HIV Risk Reduction?

"Three decades into the HIV epidemic and with the advancement of HIV treatments, condom and non-condom-based anal intercourse among gay men in resource-rich countries needs to be re-assessed," the authors wrote to introduce the current study. The... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Condoms for the Prevention of HIV and STI Transmission

Summary Condoms are physical barriers that can reduce the risk of a sexual exposure to HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). They are made of materials that do not allow HIV or STIs to pass through them. Condoms can be highly effective... Read more »
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Married Guy in NYC infected when condom ripped....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
So I just got the news that I am POZ, and I am in the process of breaking it to my wife. The guy was named B_______ and the condom ripped. He said it had never happened to him before, but I recently came across another guy who had a similar... Read more »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i 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 »

RIP Elizabeth Taylor

Posted by Anonymous
A great actress and one of the earliest and most outspoken HIV/AIDS activists, who started the Elizabeth Talor AIDS Foundation. Read more »

My friend died yesterday morning 5/9/06 R.I.P

Posted by Eclipse, 3 Replies
She finally died after being in a coma for a while with full blown aids. Everyone that has messed around with her have had their health fading..i hope it doesnt happen to them. I want everyone out here to understand the realism of this Disease and... Read more »