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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Broken Condom

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Scared to Death of Togo

I traveled to Togo Africa for work recently ( 2 trips). I was aware that they are number 5 in the owrld for hiv. I was scared to death to touch any women. My first trip I gave in at the end, due to lack of food, and basicaly a subconcouis death...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...arches and ordered a Big Mac, large greasy fries and a milk shake. But to each his own, right?Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, oral sex carries only a very small risk for HIV transmission. Open sores and concurrent infection could increase... Read more »

Broken condom

I had sex with a gay male and the condom broke during the act. 2 weeks later my armpits ached and... Read more »

condom broke,how great is the risk?

Dear Doctor, i just had vaginal sex with a stripper.after ejaculating i noticed that the condom... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Fact Sheet in Brief

... Consistent and correct use of the male latex condom reduces the risk of sexually transmitted disease (STD) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. However, condom use cannot provide absolute Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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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 »

condon broke... what are the risk?

Posted by caliztony, 3 Replies
...it was to late (we already finish the climax) I have been undetectable with CD4 on the 600 for at least 2 years. what is the risk that I had infected him? How long should we wait for him to get tested and be sure? Can I infect someone if I am... Read more »

i have dermatofibroma, now i lost hope

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...websites is a lot of times related to people with hiv, lupus or leukemia but the one thing that has me going nuts is that my risk was on may 5th so it hasn't even been three months, so if i am in fact infected with hiv is advancing in me real... Read more »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
...status is unknown but I asked her and she said she was married so no, she did not have HIV. My question is, how much of a risk was this? The whole act was less than a minute, maybe 30-45 seconds at most. Somewhere during those 30-45 seconds the... Read more »