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Author Topic: Condom broke while having sex  (Read 1361 times)

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Condom broke while having sex
« on: November 13, 2013, 10:39:17 AM »
Hi all,

I was drunk one night and and brought a call girl back. We proceed to have sex with condom on. Half way through I felt felt different and I pulled out. I saw that the condom was torn leaving my penis exposed. I then wore a new condom and did it again. I came and when I took out, I saw that this condom was broken too. The whole process lasted about 5 minutes or 10 max. Now I'm really worried. I I thought about the PEP option and do not know if I should go for it as it's been 2 days. Pls advise. Thanks in advance.

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Re: Condom broke while having sex
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2013, 02:34:48 PM »
Hi all,

I was drunk one night and and brought a call girl back. We proceed to have sex with condom on. Half way through I felt felt different and I pulled out. I saw that the condom was torn leaving my penis exposed. I then wore a new condom and did it again. I came and when I took out, I saw that this condom was broken too. The whole process lasted about 5 minutes or 10 max. Now I'm really worried. I I thought about the PEP option and do not know if I should go for it as it's been 2 days. Pls advise. Thanks in advance.

Well, though you are still within the technical 72 hour window period for PEP, it is not something I would personally recommend. You have had a risk, but it is absolutely on the smaller side of the scale.

As the insertive partner, your vulnerable area is FAR smaller than that of a female/receptive partner. Your urethra and, if you are uncircumsized, certain dendritic cells around the head of your penis are susceptible to HIV infection. That having been said, I have been on this website for over ten years giving out safer sex information and risk assessment, and I have YET to see the insertive partner test positive after a condom break, with or without PEP.

I am pretty confident you are not going to be the first.

That having been said, it would be wise to get tested. A test at six weeks is considered all but definitive, but the global standard remains three months - which is fortunately also the window period for syphilis, so you might as well go ahead and get a full STD panel done while you are at it.

And, of course, I always encourage every sexually active person who is not in a mutually monogamous relationship to get a full STD panel twice a year regardless.

I honestly think you are going to come through this ok, but I am worried about the multiple condom failures. You might want to reference one or both of the links below to make sure things are happening correctly.

http://www.aidsmap.com/Condoms/page/1044833/

http://condomerie.com/
"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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Re: Condom broke while having sex
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2013, 02:28:48 AM »
Hi,

Many thanks for the reply. I am circumcised. My exposure time is probably about 5 minutes. What are my chances of infection?

Thanks for the reference links. I must have not worn them properly due to the alcohol. I'll read up...

 


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