How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Broken Condom

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Broken condom and testing

Hello Dr,I hate to bother you with my issues but I could use alittle bit of help. I am from Canada Eh!!...and I work most the year in Shanghai. I met a girl and hung out for a while and we happened to have sex the only problem is the condom was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...failed (broken)-condom sex carries the same STD risk as unprotected sex, your HIV risk is extremely low, because your gal-pal tested HIV negative after your wham-bam thank-you ma'am. The only way she could have transmitted HIV to you would have... Read more »

Condom breakage has gotten me Worried

DocI live in Thailand, and have regularly visited massage parlors here and engaged in sexual... Read more »

Broken Condom in Bangkok (Message of Thanks)

Just a message of thanks and not for you to have to answer or publishHi Dr Bob, thanks for your... Read more »
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Condoms

...after removing the smaller ring. Put the condom over your partner's erect penis. The condom will be inserted into the rectum along with the penis. After sex, remove the condom before standing up. Twist the large end to keep the semen inside.... Read more »
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HIV Testing

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Viral Load Tests

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