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Probability Of Getting AIDS From Broken Condom

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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 in a change of position I noticed that the condom broke. I change the condom right away since I was active. We were using water base lubricant, and I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Overall, I'd say that the likelihood of HIV transmission was fairly low. Here is why:1. You were the insertive partner. The insertive/active partner is at a much lower risk than the receptive/passive partner.2. You started with a... Read more »

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Dr. Frascino,I just wanted to thank you for all your advise and professionalism in this forum.... Read more »

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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 »

Broken condom

Posted by Vols99, 1 Reply
1 week ago today I had protected sex. When finished I noticed the condom broke. I was scared. 2 days later same female was giving me oral sex. During this I noticed a spot on the head of my penis. Looked like a lesion or bruise. So I went to the doc... Read more »

Flipping!!! Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Folks, Hope all is well with everyone--

I am flipping out right now. I had sex last night with this man and the condom busted. I am going to planned parenthood to get emergency contraception as I stopped taking the pill a month ago. I cannot... Read more »

BROKEN CONDOM/need help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry, my english is not so good. I need some answers. I when to see a prositute house with friends to hang out with no intention to have sex. Pursure suck! She gave me oral sex with a condom and later had vargianl intercourse. The next thing I know... Read more »