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Do People Get HIV From Broken Condom

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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 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

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I hade sex with someone I really didn't know that well over the weekend. During it, I realized my 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... Read more »

Flipping!!! Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Folks, Hope all is well with everyone--

I am flipping out right now. I had sex last night with this man and the condom busted. I am going to planned parenthood to get emergency contraception as I stopped taking the pill a month ago. I cannot... Read more »

Broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A few months ago I broke up with a long term girlfriend. Since I was single again, I decided to get a complete std check since we use to have uprotected sex occasionally. 4 days before my scheduled test I ended up having protected sex with a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

HIV ,BROKEN CONDOM & DETERGENTSOLUTION

Dear Mr. RMK,Two years back I had sex with a call girl. I had put on a condom but unfotunately it broke during the intercourse. I could find it only after the withdrawl. I found the head of my penis was open.Probably the condom broke during the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having a condom breakage happen to you can be an upsetting experience. It is important to remember that, according to the CDC, the majority of condom breaks do not result in HIV infection. The lack of condom use is more likely to be a factor in... Read more »

Broken Condom in Bangkok (Message of Thanks)

Just a message of thanks and not for you to have to answer or publishHi Dr Bob, thanks for your kind words of support, it is great to know that people like you exist... I may need some of that support in 12 weeks but I really hope not.I Have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Martin,Thanks for your thanks! I'm glad you leveled with your wife. I'm sending you both my best good-luck/good-health karma that all will turn out well (including you!).I love France and visit frequently; although generally Paris or... Read more »

Broken condom unkown partner status

8 days ago I had sex with a guy whom HIV status is unkown to me. We started by having safe sex, but in a change of position I noticed that the condom broke. I change the condom right away since I was active. We were using water base lubricant, and I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Overall, I'd say that the likelihood of HIV transmission was fairly low. Here is why:1. You were the insertive partner. The insertive/active partner is at a much lower risk than the receptive/passive partner.2. You started with a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in New Zealand Have High Condom Use Rates, Survey Says

The majority of HIV-positive people in New Zealand use condoms during "casual" sex, according to a survey released on Friday by Jeffrey Grierson at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, the New Zealand Herald reports. Grierson surveyed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vatican Tells People Worldwide That Condoms Do Not Prevent HIV Infection, Despite Scientific Consensus That They Do

Members of the Roman Catholic clergy are telling people worldwide that condoms are permeable enough to allow HIV to pass through, despite scientific consensus that condoms are effective in preventing HIV transmission, London's Guardian reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Belgium: Cardinal Danneels Urges HIV-Positive People to Use Condoms

Despite the Vatican's opposition to the use of condoms as a way to prevent HIV/AIDS transmission, Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels -- seen as a possible successor to the pope -- urged HIV-positive people to use condoms if they have sex. Danneels... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece Says

There is "nothing 'highly effective' about condoms when it comes to protecting young people from STDs," Shepherd Smith, president of the Institute for Youth Development , a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit group that advocates risk avoidance... Read more »