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Dry Cough After Vaginal Sex Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV

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Bleeding during sex, condom broke

About 6 weeks go I had a condom break during intercourse with a white male who is originally from South Africa. During intercourse I bled slightly. I had not been sexually active for more than two years and it was near my period, if they were...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:Vaginal tears would increase the risk, however I would feel confident in the result of your 4.5 week HIV test. Most people will show up positive by the 28th day. You will still need to go in for a final test at the 12 week mark. I'm... Read more »

Condom broke during vaginal intercourse

Dear Dr.Frascino,Two days back I had an encounter with an escort (bad judgement on my part) and... Read more »

Condom broke exposing my turkey now i'm worried sick (HIV STATISTICS)

Hello Doc. Hopefully you can help me with my fears. Eight days ago I had protected anal sex with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal and Dry Sex in Commercial Sex Work, and Relation to Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in Meru, Kenya

The aim of the current study was to examine the practice of anal and dry sex within a cohort of female sex workers (FSWs) in Meru, Kenya. A survey was conducted among FSWs: 147 participants were randomly sampled from an existing cohort of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Ed for Seniors: You Still Need Those Condoms

CDC reports that 15 percent of new HIV infections occur among those older than 50, a group that is expected to account for the majority of HIV patients by 2015. Experts say modern developments like Internet dating and erectile dysfunction... Read more »
The Well Project

Negotiating for Condom Use

Table of Contents Introduction Condoms and HIV Safer Sex Is for HIV+ People, Too Know What's Out There First, Think About Sex and Condoms Next, Talk to Your Partner Better Use of Condoms Using Condoms Correctly Taking Care of... Read more »
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Need help, condom broke with sex worker.

Posted by Nos, 2 Replies
I'm really worrying about a choice I made yesterday. I was about to have sex with a sex worker. As I was going in the condom broke. I immediately pull out. Now I'm worrying if she was HIV positive that I might of caught it. Is being about to 24 hrs.... Read more »

Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »

Condom broke...

Posted by MelB4Ever, 4 Replies
I'm a gay male. I had sexual intercourse with anonymous guy. I was the insertive (top) and my condom broke. I only noticed it after sometime and it was completely ripped and on the bottom of the penis. I didn't see any blood when I pulled out. I saw... Read more »

condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Okay, so I have a new boyfriend. He knows my status. We were having some great sex and the condom broke, but we didn't realize it until we were done. He didn't freak out, but I did. I know the likelyhood of transmission is low from female to... Read more »