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Condom breakage and ejaculation
« on: November 13, 2012, 04:27:27 PM »
Hi everyone,

I had vaginal intercourse with a prostitute near DC this Sunday.

WE used a condom but during the last act it broke.  It was totally intact before I changed positions the last time.  I ended up ejaculating inside her and then realized that the condom had been torn.

My glans was out of the condom area but there were no signs of any bruising, friction or any sort of fluid on it.  I immediately washed it with soap and water a few times.

She had a report stating she was negative for HIV and every other STD but the report was about 6 weeks old.

I have started taking Combivir as a prophylaxis but the side effects are overwhelming even on the second day.

I will wait to get myself tested till the 6th week has come.

Until then could you please let me know from any sort of knowledge you have, what are the chances I could have contracted HIV and whether I should continue with Combivir?

Thank You.

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Re: Condom breakage and ejaculation
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012, 06:41:30 PM »
anyone with any experience? statistical, medical or otherwise?

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Re: Condom breakage and ejaculation
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2012, 10:22:59 PM »
As someone who has answered questions here for upwards of ten years, I have yet to see an insertive partner test positive after a condom break.

As you are likely aware, HIV is significantly more difficult to transmit from female (or penetrative partner) to male (insertive partner.) I would categorize your risk as a very low one, but not zero.

You would be wise to test in six weeks to get an "All-But" negative result, though at the moment, only a test at three months is considered definitive.

"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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