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What Is The Risk Of Catching Hiv From Broken Condom

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Opinion on risk not asked much on this site.

Hello, Doctor, i asked this question recently but your response i think was mistakenly meant for another post. I have read your answers in past months answering some of my questions from my participating in next to no risk situations and being...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but did so inside another condom that did not break as he pulled out intact with the semen inside of it.My question is is the risk of the brief 10-15 seconds of him being inside me without ejaculation and very likely without pre-cum or any fluid... Read more »

Broken Condom In Bangkok

Hi Doc, I am trying to be a rational as I can, but I see so much conflicting advice on the internet... Read more »

Broken Condom in Bangkok (Message of Thanks)

Just a message of thanks and not for you to have to answer or publishHi Dr Bob, thanks for your... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

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Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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broken condom/hiv risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am extremely worried, am 22 year old guy went to bali for holiday and had sex with a prostitute in massage parlour. i used a condom but after bout 30 seconds the condom broke and i immediately pulled out and washed myself and am worried sick. it... Read more »

condon broke... what are the risk?

Posted by caliztony, 3 Replies
...it was to late (we already finish the climax) I have been undetectable with CD4 on the 600 for at least 2 years. what is the risk that I had infected him? How long should we wait for him to get tested and be sure? Can I infect someone if I am... Read more »

my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...get tested ASAP but in the meantime can someone please tell me the odds of a top getting HIV from a positive bottom through a broken condom? Any help would be appreciated. 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 Read more »