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Bleeding during sex, condom broke

About 6 weeks go I had a condom break during intercourse with a white male who is originally from South Africa. During intercourse I bled slightly. I had not been sexually active for more than two years and it was near my period, if they were...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:Vaginal tears would increase the risk, however I would feel confident in the result of your 4.5 week HIV test. Most people will show up positive by the 28th day. You will still need to go in for a final test at the 12 week mark. I'm... Read more »

condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and... Read more »

Condom Broke with a hooker

Hello doctor,Thanks for providing a useful forum ,I am 29 yrs old Male, Nearly seven weeks... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Condoms for Victoria Prisoners

Starting next week, authorities will begin distributing safe-sex kits to inmates in two men's prisons and two women's prisons in Victoria. "Condoms and dental dams can significantly reduce transmission of sexually transmitted infections and some... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: The Truth About Condoms

Male Condom Condoms and STDs: CDC Prevention Messages Pregnancy Prevention HIV Prevention Condoms and Pregnancy Update on Nonoxynol-9 STD Prevention Condom Breakage and Slippage Condom Use Consistent and Correct Condom Use Regulations and... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Can You Have Safer Sex Without Latex Condoms?

When we talk about safer sex, the first thing that people often think about is using a latex condom. There is no doubt that latex condoms -- used every time and used correctly -- will significantly reduce the risk for HIV and other sexually... Read more »
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Condom Broke

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 2 Replies
Hello,

On the night of June 23rd I had sex with a random woman. I put on a condom when I went inside of her but after I came and pulled out, the condom had broke. The whole act lasted maybe a minute at the most. How much of a risk did I put myself in? Read more »

Im HIV-; Condom Broke; dont know his status

Posted by tamster2k, 1 Reply
HI! I am new. I do all that I can to be safe now that I am divorced and active again. I have had sex with two people, unprotected, in monogomus relationships. At first I was tested once a month for three months. Then I go every three months. I... Read more »

Dating only 11 weeks and the condom broke

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My boyfriend and I have only been dating for only 11 weeks and we tested negative. The condom broke and I was wondering if I am at risk for anything. Is 11 weeks a good sign that we are both negative when we test after 3 and 6 months.

please reply. 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 »