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How Likely Is It To Get HIV From Broken Condom

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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 »

HIV/BROKEN CONDOM

I recently had PROTECTED sex with another male. I was on the receiving end and prior to sexual... 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... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Latino Adolescents Receiving Culturally Adapted HIV Prevention Course Less Likely to Have Sex, More Likely to Use Condoms, Study Says

Latino adolescents who are given a culturally specific HIV prevention and sex education course are less likely to have intercourse and more likely to use condoms than Latinos who do not receive the course, according to a study published in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's NACO Likely to Support Effort to Set Up Condom Vending Machines at Railway Stations Across Country

Advocates are calling on India's National AIDS Control Organization to support an effort to set up condom vending machines at railway stations across India, the Hindustan Times reports. NACO is expected initially to lobby for the implementation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People More Likely to Use Condoms With Casual Partners Than With Main Partner, Study Says

Young people are more likely to use condoms with a casual sex partner than with their main partner, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health , the New York Times reports (Nagourney, New York... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... Read more »
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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/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... 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 »