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Probability Of Getting HIV From Condom Broke

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Condom broke with HIV+ female

I was having protected sex with a CSW and the condom broke during the act. I must have had 6-7 mins of unprotected sex, however i did not ejaculate. After discovering the condom broke i stopped. I am uncircumcised. This happened 15 days ago and i...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,It sounds like both of you have some steps to take to better understand and attend to your health. Since your sex was unprotected (for a little while), there <i>was</i> risk of getting HIV for you. A test around... Read more »

HELP! Condom broke with sex worker

PLEASE HELP! I am going crazy with worry about what I should do next...I also cant believe how... Read more »

Probability of Being Infected (DOUBLE BAGGING) (USING TWO CONDOMS)

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condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »

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 ..aids?

Posted by scaredfool123, 2 Replies
Hi I was in goa day before and I ended up having sex with a woman who seemed more or less healthy.
I did not wear the condom properly because it kept coming off but I held it and made sure i held it and it covered the entire penis from head to... 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 »