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Do People Catch HIV From Anal Sex Condom Broke

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Receptive Anal Sex - Condom Broke

HeyI apologise for repeating a question that has been asked repeatedly but as the situation always differs from person to person, i was unable to find an answer to a situation that was identical to mine.I work in Shenzhen, China. I recently had...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWe know that receptive anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV infection but when you wear a condom that dramatically reduces. I'm glad to hear that you were able to be alert and aware of what was going on and heard the condom breaking and... 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 »

Anal Sex Condom Broke

Hi Doc,Your website truly is great, and I, like everyone else here, truly appreciate everything... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Condoms and Condemnations -- Another Look at Unprotected Anal Sex

Barebacking. Again. For those of you who don't already know (were you abducted by aliens or something?), "barebacking" is what we call it when gay men engage in unprotected anal intercourse. Recently, I read an article in a local gay and lesbian... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Anal Cancer Rates Higher in People With HIV Than in HIV-Negatives

HIV-positive people had a higher rate of new anal cancer than HIV-negative people in a comparison involving thousands of people in the United States and Canada. 1 HIV-positive gay and bisexual men had more than an 80 times higher anal cancer rate... Read more »
HIV i-Base

VOICE Study Reports Low Adherence as Reason for Lack of Efficacy for PrEP: Anal Sex Common in African Heterosexuals

The five-arm placebo controlled VOICE HIV prevention study randomised over 5000 HIV negative women in South Africa (n= 4077), Zimbabwe (n=630) and Uganda (n=322) to one of three active (oral TDF, oral TDF/FTC and TDF gel) or two placebo arms (oral... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

Why Screen for Anal Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients? Anal cancer is emerging as a common non-AIDS defining cancer in HIV-positive people. Anal cancer, like cervical cancer, is caused by infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV)... Read more »
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anal sex -- condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a little freaked out. I'm a straight guy that met a nice gay guy. After some discussion, I decided to venture out and try anal sex with him, with me penetrating him. After some drinks we turned down the lights and started. After some thrusts, I... Read more »

Condom broke, receptive

Posted by alphabetsoup, 1 Reply
Hello. I received anal sex today from my ex. The condom broke, we only realised after we finished. He came inside me. He was tested negative in December. He has had protected intercourse since with other people. He says one guy put his penis in him... Read more »

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 »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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