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Too Scared To Get Tested After Condom Broke

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Really Scared: Water Test + Condom Effectiveness Against Blood

Ryan,Hi. In my foolish attempt to please a female sex worker, I had vaginal sex with her with a latex condom. The condom was put on me before we started. What scared me is that when we finished (only about 1 min), I noticed that there was some...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...1) The water test is an accurate way to determine if there are leaks in a condom. It is not a foolproof method, but in most cases, good enough.2) If there are no obvious leaks in the condom, then it is safe Read more »

Slept with a Hiv+,condom broke and tested Negative 6 months later

My partner is HIV+ and im -!! condom while i was on top of her in March!! But was too scared to... Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life, please help. (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2010)

hello dr frascinofirst off i hope all is well with you, and your life partner dr steve. ive seen... Read more »
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Condom breakage? Scared!

Posted by worriedsick, 4 Replies
...was done on the beach, it was dark, and i used vaseline, which I know is very very dumb now for lube. i did not notice the condom was broken when he pulled out. If the condom broke, would I be able to notice it? It looked like it was intact,... Read more »

My first gay experience scared me so much!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...some point the condom broke. I think it broke on the side and not at the tip, which would be better right? well, i was really scared. so, i told him that the condom had broken. even though i was worried, i felt a little relief knowing that he... Read more »

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Posted by scawm, 1 Reply
...had sex with another man...was the receiver..I used a condom but do not know if it broke because i did not see it afterwards. within the first week I had swollen nodes and low fever. Its Read more »

Anyone caught hiv from expired condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...havent seen - I used expired condoms. With a guy that likes to party. I also gave oral sex and no ejaculation in the mouth. Im scared to test. After incident i had severe joint pain. No sickness, did have weakness and trouble breathing. My... Read more »