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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
Well here is my situation
had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 came out negative. Had QL DNA... Read more »

broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
People,

A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself as to what I have:
1. PN [burning palms & soles from 10 day onwards]
2. joint aches
3. stomach... 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 »

BROKEN CONDOM/need help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry, my english is not so good. I need some answers. I when to see a prositute house with friends to hang out with no intention to have sex. Pursure suck! She gave me oral sex with a condom and later had vargianl intercourse. The next thing I know... Read more »

broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the risks if a condom breaks, and contact was only for 1-2 seconds before withdrawal. My contact was with a sex worker and the condom broke. She heard the breaking sound and quickly withdrew. Hence 1-2 seconds. I asked her later if she... Read more »
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Broken Leg and a Broken Condom

Dr. Frascino,I just wanted to thank you for all your advise and professionalism in this forum. Before finding this I had been worrying myself sick. I broke my leg a month ago, but that is not all I broke. I went to get a massage and ended up having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm delighted you found the information here enlightening and reassuring. I agree the odds are very much on your side for not having contracted HIV from this indiscretion. You are also correct that I am going to advise you to level with... Read more »

Worried about broken condom

Hi there, about a month ago some friends and I got really drunk and landed up in a "sex workers" establishment. common sense not prevailing I took up an offer with one of the resident ladies to have sexual intercourse. during intercourse...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A one-time condom breakage is low-risk to the insertive partner. I strongly advise you to not use disinfectant to wash your genitals. Soap is effective as an anti-bacterial agent by itself (it is not clear if it will actually decrease the risk of... Read more »

broken condom insertive anal - PEP?

Hi, I was having protected insertive anal sex (I was top) a few hours ago with a person who last tested negative (according to him) mid-may 2007 (1.5 months ago) and never has had unprotected sex (according to him-- (a health/fitness/nutrition type...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,An Italian-sized sausage stuffed into a regular sized condom plus a very tight fitting docking station plus oil-based massage oil is indeed a recipe for disaster. I'm not surprised the condom didn't hold. It had three strikes against... Read more »

HIV/BROKEN CONDOM

I recently had PROTECTED sex with another male. I was on the receiving end and prior to sexual intercourse, I asked him his status. He told me he didn't have any diseases. In the middle of intercourse, the condom broke, I'm not sure which...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Receptive anal intercourse is the most risky behavior there is for transmission of HIV infection. The risk without a condom being used may be as high as 3% (if your partner was infected)...If the condom broke at any stage of the contact, it is... Read more »
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