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Broken condom

I had sex with a gay male and the condom broke during the act. 2 weeks later my armpits ached and nausea began- I could not find the lymph nodes and the pain disappeared in 4-5 days- Have had some neuropathy type symptoms in my hands and feet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »

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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... Read more »

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 Read more »

Broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...decision. During vaginal intercourse at some point the condom broke. When I withdrew my penis (before ejaculation) and noticed the broken condom, I also noticed that she was beginning to menstuate...So not a good situation. 4 days later I was... Read more »

broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the risks if a condom breaks, and contact was only for 1-2 seconds before withdrawal. My contact was with a sex worker and the condom broke. She heard the breaking sound and quickly withdrew. Hence 1-2 seconds. I asked her later if she... Read more »