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Author Topic: thinking the condom broke idk....  (Read 2679 times)

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Offline tt816

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thinking the condom broke idk....
« on: March 31, 2016, 05:25:14 pm »
last night i had sex ....we protected ourselves and used a condom but i think it may have broken is there any kind of way a doctor can give me something to prevent myself from catching any std because i don't know whats inside that man body.. i really let my panic attacks get to me

Offline harleymc

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2016, 05:40:39 pm »
Well for a start you could check if the condom broke or not and you could ask your partner about their HIV status and if relevant their viral load.
If you can't or won't do those, you could see your doctor urgently to get a one month course of antivirals (post-exposure prophylaxis) but you would need to show to your Dr that you were at risk.

Offline tt816

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2016, 05:49:21 pm »
that's the point he claim he clean...

Offline tt816

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2016, 05:50:15 pm »
i just want to live my life and enjoy sex without living in fear

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2016, 06:35:13 pm »
that's the point he claim he clean...

... Oh no...Now you are going to upset someone.
If he's clean (STI/HIV negative) and I have HIV I must be dirty ??

Look I am living with HIV however I am not dirty.

If your that concerned simply test at 6 weeks past and then at 13 weeks to confirm the result.  You can read about testing here:HIV Testing

To be honest you should be testing for all STI's including HIV yearly anyway as your sexually activate. As for PEP that's up to you if you want to take it not if you do want to take PEP you should start taking this as soon as possible after exposure starting no later than 48-72 hours post exposure. It's up to you at the end of the day to decide to take PEP for this incident.  In my signature you can find links on PEP.

Look at the end of the day even if he was tested for HIV today all it means is that he was negative 6 to 13 weeks ago. So it's pointless instead focus on knowing your own HIV status, get a full check up yearly at least and continue practicing safer sex.

Jim
« Last Edit: March 31, 2016, 06:39:06 pm by JimDublin »
HIV 101 - Everything you need to know
HIV 101
Transmission and Risks:
HIV Transmission and Risks
Read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
Read about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
You can read about HIV prevention here:
HIV prevention
Read about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

Offline tt816

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2016, 09:30:31 pm »
please forgive me so sorry ....

Offline tt816

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2016, 09:33:34 pm »
so sorry for my wrong  thinking not trying to be judgmental u guys help me when no only else could answer my question please forgive me

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Re: thinking the condom broke idk....
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2016, 04:10:57 am »
You did not insult me but I can't speak for the rest. I pointed it out as you also have a Nephew who is living with HIV and if he ever heard that type of thinking/talk it could be very upsetting to him.

As for the incident you had,  my advice is simply focus on continuing to practice safer sex and get tested yearly for all STI's including HIV.

Jim
« Last Edit: April 01, 2016, 07:23:44 am by JimDublin »
HIV 101 - Everything you need to know
HIV 101
Transmission and Risks:
HIV Transmission and Risks
Read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
Read about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
You can read about HIV prevention here:
HIV prevention
Read about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

 


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