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Do People Get AIDS From Broken Condom

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...There are extremely rare cases of HIV being transmitted via deep "French" kissing but in each case, infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are HIV-infected avoid deep, open-mouth "French" kissing with a non-infected partner, as there is a potential risk of transferring infected blood. Summary: There is no risk of transmission closed-mouth...
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People keep asking question about condoms, well let's put it straigth and see !! Quotes from CDC brochures will explain it all (CONDOM EFFICACY, 2009)

Below are quotes from CDC brochures: There have been recent reports of naturally occurring holes in latex that are big enough for HIV to pass through. Why does CDC still recommend condoms to prevent HIV infection? The reports of holes in latex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...might want to consider changing HIV specialists! I also bet that if that specialist found himself/herself on the wrong end of a broken condom with an HIV+ partner, he or she would have PEP meds swallowed faster than Bush can write " I souport... Read more »

What can I do to help?

I lost a friend who passed away from AIDS. As someone who's read your forums, and tried to educate myself beyond the crap and limited information public schools provide, I really want to do more.Now I know I can volunteer, and donate what little...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you had an HIV scare. Consequently what you can do is "pay it forward." That means take what you've learned here and from your personal experience and the tragic story of your deceased friend and spread that information to your contacts --... Read more »

Update from Broken Condom in Bangkok Guy (September)

Update on Broken Condom in Bangkok Guy!Hi Dr Bob, As promised just writing back with to say thanks for your support and answering my first post on the subject back in September. Well the 3 months is up and I had the results and its woo hoos all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Martin,Thanks for taking the time to write back and share your newfound insights. WOO-HOO!Be well. Stay well. Noel!Dr. Bob Read more »

Condom problem: Re.

Dear dr Bob...I m sending back your good luck karma,and I hope so it will be helpfull to you,to keep you in a good health!!I just want to let you know that I did HIV test today(exactly 4 months of the exposure) in private clinic and they called me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AND DOC!!:)) THANK YOU...AND WAITING FOR RESPONSE!!-IGOR from Belgrade!!Response from Dr. FrascinoHello Igor from Belgrade,A broken condom does put you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Your HIV-acquisition risk, however, is... Read more »
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Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...failing to clear on my feet soles even with Oral and Topical medications. I have read that fungal infections are a problem with people who have a comprised immune system were as healthy people will simply and easily fight them off. My soles are... 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 Read more »

Broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...decision. During vaginal intercourse at some point the condom broke. When I withdrew my penis (before ejaculation) and noticed the broken condom, I also noticed that she was beginning to menstuate...So not a good situation. 4 days later I was... Read more »

Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...condom broke, and I stopped without ejaculating. So I have two big concerns. One, assuming the unlikely worst that the girl was HIV positive, what were my chances of chances of contracting anything? And two, unrelated to the forum but I... Read more »