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Seroconverting After Broken Condom

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PEP for an episode of broken condom

Dear Doctor:Yesterday I had a possible exposure to HIV when the condom broke while having sex with an Escort. She claimed to be "clean", but her status is probably unknown. I was given a PEP regimen of Trvada and Isentress by the HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tanush,The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated statistical risk would be far less,... Read more »

Broken condom a month ago

Dear Dr.Bob,The irony of all this is that I ALWAYS USE CONDOMS and this time it broke! I was the... Read more »

Broken condom and testing

Hello Dr,I hate to bother you with my issues but I could use alittle bit of help. I am from Canada... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Condoms That Break in Use Do So Mostly by a "Blunt Puncture" Mechanism

"Published condom breakage studies typically report the percentage of failures but rarely provide any evidence on the mechanism of failure," explained the study authors. Over a seven-year period, broken condoms returned to a supplier (SSL, Durex)... Read more »
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 protection against any STD. The most... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pope Says Condoms Are Justified in Some Cases to Prevent HIV Infection

"Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition to condoms and for a pontiff who has blamed them for making the... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

How to Use Condoms Correctly

Condoms are like cars: If you have an accident with one, the cause is almost certainly operator error, not mechanical failure. Indeed, the estimated failure rate of latex condoms is between 2% and 5% -- and when a condom does tear during... Read more »
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broken condom - 30 seconds - broken lives

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
People,

A broken condom followed by 30 seconds of exposure in vaginal sex(insertive) & this is what I have. I think following list speaks for itself as to what I have:
1. PN [burning palms & soles from 10 day onwards]
2. joint aches
3. stomach... Read more »

Broken Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I hade sex with someone I really didn't know that well over the weekend. During it, I realized my condom broke, and I stopped without ejaculating. So I have two big concerns. One, assuming the unlikely worst that the girl was HIV positive, what... Read more »

broken condom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the risks if a condom breaks, and contact was only for 1-2 seconds before withdrawal. My contact was with a sex worker and the condom broke. She heard the breaking sound and quickly withdrew. Hence 1-2 seconds. I asked her later if she... Read more »

Broken Condom-Scared Out of My MInd!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who recently had sex with a man I met on the internet. While switching positions, i noticed the condom had broken ( I was the receiver). He did not ejaculate, but i did notice he had precum during foreplay. He had no doubt in his... Read more »