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How Does A Condom Break

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Condom Breaking

I am Hiv + and my bf is HIV-. He is usually the top and I am usually the bottom. But sometimes we switch. We were having sex and I was using a condom, and after I ejaculated I pulled out and pulled off the condom but noticed it had broke. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Broken-condom (or unprotected) receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is always risky business. The CDC's per-act estimate Read more »

condom break, am worried extreamly

dear doctoram very worried and passing my hard time. its really hard to pass even a second.i had... Read more »

Condom Break

Two weeks ago I had sex with a Russian lady. During the process the condom broke. After about 1... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Condoms That Break in Use Do So Mostly by a "Blunt Puncture" Mechanism

... "Published condom breakage studies typically report the percentage of failures but rarely provide any evidence on the mechanism of failure," explained Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Size Matters: Condoms Break, Come Off During Sex, Study Shows

... Of the more than one-third of people whose condom slipped off or broke during sex, 64 percent did not know what had gone wrong, according to a new survey. NOP World conducted Read more »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part Two

... CCCC #1: Condoms break. Many folks writing in about HIV-transmission risk often tell me their condom broke, when in reality they actually never Read more »
The Body

Condoms: Papal Pontifications, a Quicker Quickie and CCCCs (Common Condom Complaints and Conundrums), Part One

...that's how he signed his post) wrote to me in The Body's forum Safe Sex and HIV Prevention concerning the subject of "man-bag condoms"! He wrote: Hey Dr. McHandsome, I'm about to enter into the sexually active period of my life. I'm 25... Read more »
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Condom Breaks

Posted by innocent2008
...Please i wanna ask a question..because this case happens to many people when we're doing sex with a partner and condom breaks while we're in action...Does this present a great RISK of transmission of HIV ? and can anyone please tell me the... Read more »

Condom Break

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Would a condom have to break pretty obviously to have any risk of transmitting, because I had protected sex with someone a month ago, with some Read more »

Condom Break Continuation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hand let alone as deep as some say it would have to be to infect.She touched me lightly but no where near on top. I opened the condom a good two min after touching her so any virus should have died, or I would assume. I remember it being on wrong... Read more »

Condoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How Effective is a Condom if it is used properly ? and if it breaks will you know ? Read more »