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Author Topic: what is chance of getting hiv from unknown statuswhen condom is used every time  (Read 2960 times)

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Dear member, i am from india.i know already many people ask same question that while vaginal sex with sex worker condom burst , but i have another question in addition to this,last week  while doing sex with sex worker my condom burst as she put two condom and apply cream on it , doing sex in one postion my condom was ok but when i changed in second postion and after 5 min when i pulled my pensis condom has burst but i not finish means not discharge , she wanted to change the condom but i refused and when i washed the pensis i saw lot of cream on my pensis tip, i have small warts on my pensis length,after condom burst i went to my skin doctor to check my these warts,he said it was not warts it is like of std which is very comman,he gave me treatment i asked him about condom burst and chance of my hiv he said only one word that no risk and hiv is not so common,plz tell me what is my chance of hiv infected and i have warts from last 1.5 months no pain and itching on them as notic them when i shaved my hairs near pensis first i thought thst i wad due to hair removing my shaving blad,plz help sory my english is poor

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Re: condom burst
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2013, 01:00:33 AM »
Thank you for writing.

Your mistake was in using two condoms. latex does not tolerate friction with other latex materials well, with or without lubricant. PLEASE only use one condom at a time for sex. That is how they are designed.

Your physician was pretty much accurate. Your risk, if any, was extremely low. In the ten years I have been doing risk assessment on this forum I have never seen an insertive partner test positive over a condom break.  Not once, from thousands of posters with the same situation. I do not think you are going to be the first.

If you feel you need to, take an HIV antibody test at the six week point past your exposure, and another test at three months to be certain.

However, I would not even raise an eyebrow if you did not test at all over this event.

PLEASE only use ONE condom, and use it correctly. THAT is safer sex.

"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."

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Re: condom burst
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2013, 01:05:57 AM »
Thank you sir , I have small warts on pensis from last 2 months so I check my hiv yesterday it was negtive now I will check after 6 weeks as you said . Thanks for your quick reply , I will follow your advice in future ,

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hi, i want to know what is the chance of getting hiv from ( prostitute ) female of unknown status when condom is used properly every time and no leakage or breakage . i have read lots on net that condom are not 100% effective some say it has holes and hiv pass from it . i am really confuse . what is fact plz guide me . i have used condom every time and what is chance of mine to getting hiv

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The idea of small holes in condoms is an urban myth perpetuated by people who don't like other people to have sex outside a monogamous marriage.

Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection. There have been three long-term studies of couples where one is positive and one is negative. In the couples who used condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, but no barrier for oral activities, not one of the negative partners became infected with hiv. Not one.

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.

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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