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Probability Of Getting HIV From Condom Broke

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen pictures, and u both are very handsome men. and you both look so happy with eachother.well to my current situation on april 3, i had sex with an unknown...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Scared Kid,1. There are many ways condoms can be improperly used! Check the archives for a full discussion of this topic in the chapter on HIV sexual prevention. I'll Read more »

protected oral sex with old condom (CONDOM IN CAR, 2009) (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009)

I received a protected oral sex in a massage parlor for a minute or two. But the condom I used was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Distribution Not Answer to Curbing Spread of HIV in Africa, Pope Benedict Says

...adding, "On the contrary, it increases the problem" (Simpson, AP/ Washington Post , 3/18). According to Benedict, addressing HIV/AIDS will require a "two-fold" solution. He said, "The first is a humanization of sexuality, spiritual renewal which... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...act that involves sexual fluids or blood has at least some risk, safer sex means using barriers every time. Barriers include condoms (male and female), dental dams (thin squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Experiences of Condom Fit and Feel Among African-American Men Who Have Sex With Men

... African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) are a particularly high-risk group for HIV and other STDs in the United States. The researchers conducted the current study "to offer an empirical understanding of characteristics Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...tests. but soon enough i will know. My question is I had protected anal receptive sex with a person who i asked if he was HIV negative, said he was, but talk is cheap. the deed was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I... Read more »

condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
...was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to notice) a week ago when I felt the condom break. This was early in the act; we promptly switched the condom and continued merrily along. Now of course, a... Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...since. I have not had any obvious genital break out but my herpes-2 blood test came back positive. Moreover, I am worried about HIV. I have had a HIV DNA PCR at 2 months and two 3rd generation ELISA's at 11.5 weeks and 12 weeks respectively. ... Read more »

Condom Breakage - level of risk?

Posted by worriedbrit, 1 Reply
...my post but to those more friendly posters out there, I wonder if you could answer this.... How worried should I be about a condom breaking where I was the insertive anal partner (I am male and my partner was female) - I estimate that it was 2... Read more »