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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Condom Broke

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Condom broke? Risks and PEP consideration?

Hello Dr. Frascino (or whomever can answer my question):I am a single gay male who doesn't have sex very often. Two nights ago, I met up with another gay friend of mine, and we decided to have anal sex (we had discussed this before). I wound...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Broken-condom (or, in your case, two broken-condoms) sex carries the same HIV-acquisition risk as unprotected sex. The decision whether to use PEP depends on the likelihood that your top gun is positively charged (and on other extenuating... Read more »

hiv anal sex condom broke

I just recently had anal sex where I was the bottom and I didnt realize the condom had broke until... Read more »

Condom broke exposing my turkey now i'm worried sick (HIV STATISTICS)

Hello Doc. Hopefully you can help me with my fears. Eight days ago I had protected anal sex with... Read more »
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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

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

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

Use of Injectable Hormone Contraceptive May Double Risk of Contracting, Transmitting HIV, Study Shows

"The most popular contraceptive for women in eastern and southern Africa, a hormone shot given every three months, appears to double the risk the women will become infected with HIV," according to a study involving 3,800 sero-discordant couples in... 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 »

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 »

condom broke can cause HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello I had weared the condom but I didn't put in. I was just rubbing my penis with her thyes but unfortuntely the condom broke. But there was no fluid or pre cum was there.
Now I found after 4 weeks that there very very small ulcer (pin head size)... Read more »