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Getting HIV From Vaginal Sex Condom Broke

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condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and accurate information on the Internet. Im a man of 30 years in good health. I had last Friday a sexual intercourse with a girl I had met that night...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
HiThe CDC's estimated per-act risk statistic for acquisition of HIV via unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated-risk would be lower, as we don't know... 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

hello doctor,i am from India, recently i had sex with a hooker, she made me wear 2condoms,,just... Read more »
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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 »
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"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Saving 'Face' and 'Othering': Getting to the Root of Barriers to Condom Use Among Chinese Female Sex Workers

Sexual transmission of HIV between female sex workers (FSW) and clients accounts for a growing proportion of new infections in China, whose HIV epidemic is among the world's most rapidly expanding. "Successful HIV prevention relies on the delivery... Read more »
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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 MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
Hello,

On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole act lasted maybe a minute at the most. How much of a risk did I put myself in? 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 »