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Purple Spots After Broken Condom Worried I Have HIV

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broken condom intercourse

About 6 weeks ago I had protected intercourse with a massage worker. The condom broke during intercourse and I did not notice until afterwards. She did not seem worried about it we took a shower. I urinated and continued with my day. I have not...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,The condom breaking leaves the question of your risk up in the air, especially given that you're not sure how long it was broken. Although, it's better than if you didn't use a condom in the first place.We... Read more »

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New Global Campaign Launched to Promote Condom Use; "Three Amigos" Animated PSAs Use Humor to Stop Spread of HIV

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HIV Prevention Campaign Promoting Condom Use Among Chilean Youth Sparks Debate Among Politicians, Catholic Church

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Canada: Structural and Environmental Barriers to Condom Use Negotiation With Clients Among Female Sex Workers: Implications for HIV Prevention Strategies and Policy

The study authors sought to assess the relationship between environmental-structural factors and client condom-use negotiation among female sex workers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Using baseline data from a 2006 community-based cohort of female... Read more »
Women Alive

Should You Disclose Your HIV Status to a Potential Sexual Partner?

For many years now, the focus of prevention has been on trying to get society as a whole to adopt condom use as a way of life. Perhaps this approach was successful early in the epidemic, but today the mood has drastically changed. AIDS is no longer... 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 DNA... 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 as to what I have:
1. PN [burning palms & soles from 10 day onwards]
2. joint aches
3. stomach... 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 »

broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »