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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Condom Broke

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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 »

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...

Posted by MelB4Ever, 4 Replies
I'm a gay male. I had sexual intercourse with anonymous guy. I was the insertive (top) and my condom broke. I only noticed it after sometime and it was completely ripped and on the bottom of the penis. I didn't see any blood when I pulled out. I saw... 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 »

Condom broke ..aids?

Posted by scaredfool123, 2 Replies
Hi I was in goa day before and I ended up having sex with a woman who seemed more or less healthy.
I did not wear the condom properly because it kept coming off but I held it and made sure i held it and it covered the entire penis from head to... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Condom broke! Help please!

Dear Experts,i had a protected sex with a female of unknown (at that point) status. The condom broke, but none of us has mentioned, so i can not say how long we had sex after this and at the end i ejaculated "inside".The next day my...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiUnfortunately with the condom breaking it does increase the risk of HIV transmission. The guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days, this is because of what we call the window period. Where someone has HIV... Read more »

Condom broke

Hi Dr. Frascino. Thanks for taking your time to read the question. I will be donating either way. So, i am a 24 year old lesbian. I think i have a slight ocd about hiv which I am in the process of finding a good therapist for. That being said,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your "few seconds" of potential exposure resulting from the broken condom present only a very minimal risk. Your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). An HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condom Use Reduces Young Women's Risk of Contracting HPV, Study Says

Young women whose partners use condoms every time they have sex are 70% less likely to contract the human papillomavirus than women whose partners use condoms less than 5% of the time, according to a study published in the June 22 edition of the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lack of Condom Use, Ignorance Contributes to HIV Spread Among Young Muslims in Southern Thailand

Young Muslims in Thailand's southern provinces are at risk of contracting HIV because their religious beliefs oppose condom use and ignorance about sex is widespread, the Bangkok Post reports. Wannakanok Pohedaedao, a 25-year-old Muslim who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

FDA 's failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office report... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

East African Standard Examines How Female Fish Sellers in Kenya Engage in Sex to Secure Fish, Risk Contracting HIV

Kenya's East African Standard on Saturday examined how hundreds of women in the country who live along Lake Victoria put themselves at risk of contracting HIV by engaging in sex with fishermen in exchange for fish to sell. According to Judy... Read more »