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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Condom Broke

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Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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condom broke

I have HIV (curently CD4 of 900 and VL 4,700). My boyfriend does not have HIV. During protected vaginal sex the condom broke. I am very concerned that he should be tested. Do you agree -- and when should he be tested (3 months, 6 months)? He...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
He should definitely be tested, with a reliable test (an antibody test) being the one to be done at 3 months after this incident. The risk of female to male transmission is 0.1%/act or less. It may be somewhat lower in your case given that your... Read more »

condom broke,got exposed to hiv

hi shannon i am a girl of 25 years of age and i had sex with a guy who's hiv positive.the condom broke during the intercourse into two halves and the tip of his penis was still covered.i had a sore throat on that night and i gave the guy a blow...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm sorry you are going through this. I'm happy to hear that you went in for treatment and you have started the medication.A couple things here, do you know the persons viral load? If it is undetectable the risk of transmission decreases... Read more »

condom broke

HI I am a HIV neg male and I used a condom to penetrate a guy I met and noticed it had broken shortly after. I pulled out and was clean not blood or anything. I subsequently found out he has been HIV positive and undetecible since 1999. It is now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from condom failure is the same as from unprotected sex.If it is true that your partner has an undetectable HIV plasma viral load (realize we have no way of knowing if this is true), the HIV-transmission risk would be... Read more »

Ejaculated after condom broke.

On the 27th of June my active and HIV + bf fucked me. He almost always cums inside me with a condom on, but on this day the condom broke. We didn't realise and he came inside me. I didn't freak out (probably shock) and had the cum in me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm not exactly sure what information you are looking for, so I'll just summarize the situation.1.Your risk (broken condom with ejaculation with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive) places your estimated risk for acquisition of... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

condon broke... what are the risk?

Posted by caliztony, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ , my boyfriend is HIV(-) We use protection all the time, couple of weeks ago the condon broke while I was being the top and we did not realized until it was to late (we already finish the climax)
I have been undetectable with CD4 on the... Read more »

Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »