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Author Topic: broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?  (Read 805 times)

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broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?
« on: December 15, 2013, 05:44:43 AM »
Hi all, i am a male, 26 years old. In november 2nd i had sex with a prostitute. When i finished and pulled out, i noticed my condom was broken and the sperms were all over the mattress. I was so freaked out and went washing my penis with soap and warm water.All i remembered is that the broken incident occured around 2 mins before i ejaculated. Next day i went to the clinic and the docs there consulted me a program for using Pep to reduce the risk. I finished using peps in 4 weeks. Two pills a day at exactly 8:30 am and pm. I never miss a pill or took the pep lately.
At the end of january i will get the test to conclude my case. That means 3 months after that night exposure.
Can you guys give me some advice that in my case, am i in high risk? Cause i am so stress right now, i cant focus on anything...

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Re: broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013, 07:23:38 AM »
Guy,

I have yet to see the insertive partner end up hiv positive due to a condom break, PEP or no PEP, and I do not expect you to be the first. However, you DO need to test to be certain of your hiv status.

You need to understand that taking PEP extends the testing window by four weeks.

The earliest you should test is six weeks after your last dose of PEP. Provided this result is negative (and I fully expect it WILL be negative), you have to confirm that negative at the three month post-PEP point.

In other words, you can get a conclusive result at FOUR months (16 weeks) after your broken condom, not three months (twelve weeks).

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence. A correctly used condom rarely breaks.

Anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.

Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

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Re: broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2013, 09:53:19 AM »
Dear Ann,

Thanks so much for your quick reply. I always use the condom when i have sex even with my girlfriend. But that night was such a nightmare to me, i was drunk and may be i did not wear my condom properly. Now i finished using pep already so i will take a test in the middle of Jan and the last test to conclude my case is in the end of Feb.
So what kind of test for the 6 weeks test

the last test will be the anti-body test right?

I am still worried but feel a lil relief now. Thanks so much again.

Regards

Vneseguy
« Last Edit: December 15, 2013, 09:55:25 AM by vneseguy »

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Re: broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2013, 10:42:54 AM »
Dear Ann and other moderators,

This is my last post in this sub forums. I am very grateful for your support. Can you verify for me this problem?

What is the test i will take after six weeks since the last doze of PEP?

Thanks so much

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Re: broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2013, 10:51:02 AM »
You can use the oraquick or whatever is available where you are .

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Re: broken condom then using pep.Will i still get infected with hiv?
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2013, 04:08:23 PM »
vn,

All you need is a standard hiv antibody test. A rapid one is fine and so is one where they draw some blood. Don't forget to confirm your negative result at three months, also with an hiv antibody test.

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