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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Anal Sex Condom Broke Worried I Have HIV

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Condom broke while having unprotected anal sex

HiI'm a male and had anal sex with a female prostitute within the last few hours, and didn't realise until after that the condom had brokenI also have a cut on my penis and so this is making me very worried that i may have contracted...
Shannon Southall

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HiUnfortunately having the condom break during anal sex does pose a significant risk of HIV transmission and getting tested for HIV is important. PEP has to be started within the first 72 hours.The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially... Read more »

Anal bottom, condom broke, did not ejaculate

Tried sending a few posts, but have not received an answer yet...so please reply....I had gay anal... Read more »

hiv anal sex condom broke

I just recently had anal sex where I was the bottom and I didnt realize the condom had broke until... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Reports Anal Sex on Rise Among Teens

Experts say anal sex is becoming more prevalent among US teens and young adults, and they worry that the practice is leading to more STD infections. In a study of 1,348 at-risk youths ages 15 to 21 in three US cities, Celia M. Lescano of Bradley... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Men Who Have Sex With Men in Shenzhen, China, Rarely Use Condoms to Prevent Spread of HIV

Only 20% of men who have sex with men in Shenzhen, China, use condoms each time they have sex, according to a survey conducted by the Shenzhen Disease Prevention and Control Centre, the South China Morning Post reports. Shenzhen -- a town in... Read more »
Random House, Inc.

"Sex Acts and Facts: The Risks"

A Hierarchy of Risks Receptive Anal Intercourse (Getting Fucked) Listen to men talk about how they got infected with HIV if it happened recently, and it's often portrayed as a fluke: "The condom broke," "We had oral sex," "He put it in for a... 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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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 »

Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 4 years ago I was sexually active with a few people, some of them being unprotected. Since then I have been totally petrified of possibly being HIV positive. Every day I feel like I have another symptom. However, I do have a huge lymph node... Read more »

Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »