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Odds Of Getting HIV Condom Broke

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Condom broke at the begining of Gay Sex

Hello!I'm a serious nerve rack right now. I'm from Europe, and I was having gay sex. I was the passive one. Suddenly at the beginning of it the condom broke. We replaced the condom and continued. I do not know his status so I'd rather...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This seemed like a very brief exposure early in sex. I agree the risk is extremely low. A negative HIV antibody test at 6 weeks after the incident would convince me you are negative. A viral load that is undetectable at any time now that you are... Read more »

hiv anal sex condom broke

I just recently had anal sex where I was the bottom and I didnt realize the condom had broke until... Read more »

Ejaculated after condom broke.

On the 27th of June my active and HIV + bf fucked me. He almost always cums inside me with a condom... Read more »
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Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... 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

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... 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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condom broke can cause HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I had weared the condom but I didn't put in. I was just rubbing my penis with her thyes but unfortuntely the condom broke. But there was no fluid or pre cum was there.
Now I found after 4 weeks that there very very small ulcer (pin head size)... 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 Anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Has anyone heard of someone getting infected from a single incident where the condom broke and you were the receptive partner in anal? I know it can happen, but is it something that happens alot? I need some perspective, I know it is a risk and I... 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 »