Risk From Condom Leakage From The Base
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University of North CarolinaHelloBased on your description of the condom and what happened after you noticed the break, I would say your risk of infection is very low. You can certainly continue the PEP if you are concerned and are tolerating the medications but my guess is... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. When latex comes in contact with anything that is oil-based, a chemical reaction occurs which breaks down and weakens the latex, making it more likely to have small holes in it, and finally leading to breakage of... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. The fact that you were using a latexcondom significantly reduced your risk for HIV and other Sexually TransmittedDiseases (STD's). As long as the condom was used correctly, and it didn'tbreak, leak, or... Read more »
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Posted by worriedbrit, 1 ReplyMorning all from across the pond.... wondered if anyone could help a worried Brit who has made the mistake of visiting too many websites for information and ended up focusing on the worst case scenarios!
This site appears to be extremely "level... Read more »
Posted by cluelessluke, 1 ReplyHello all!
A little over three weeks ago I had a high risk event. The condom broke with a partner with an unknown status. (I'm gay and was the insertive partner)
He said he was confident that he does not have HIV due to his safe sex habits and low... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIs this possible? I always used protection but he never held it the base when pulling out all these other websites suggest this as safe sex....................Now, I'm even more scared..........
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Posted by moe35, 1 ReplyHi, I had protected sex with a sex worker who I noticed bled a little bit which was not noticeable until we finished. She was using an oil based lubricant. I was using an extra safe condom (thicker) and well known brand. Fearing the worst, I tested... Read more »
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