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Offline esa

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Broken condom
« on: December 18, 2006, 01:14:47 PM »


I am losing my mind.
I hade sex with sexworker in thailand,i used condom,but at the end when i took condom off
i realised thst there were small hole in the condom about 1cmx1cm so a small hole,at the tip of the condom
and i have no ideathat in what point the condom broke.
Now i am losing my mind becouse i am worried ass hell,and dont know that how big risk is it for me now?
Thank you in advance

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2006, 02:24:14 PM »
OK, let's get this incident into perspective. Until the condom broke in that unusual fashion you were protected.

It is significantly more difficult to transmit HIV from female to male, even assuming the woman you were with is HIV+, which you don't know to be so.

Given that this was a single incident during which you were at least partially protected, the odds against transmission having occured are very much in your favor.

Get tested at 13 weeks past the incident and collect what I expect will be a negative test result.

Stay productively busy in the meantime and the waiting time will pass more quickly than you can imagine.

Andy Velez

Offline esa

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2006, 02:23:30 PM »
Thank you for your answer!
Does anyone know statistics that how often people get infected in unprotected sex?
from male to female and from female to male?

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2006, 02:58:59 PM »

We don't deal in stats here. They're meaningless when applied to individual situations.

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Offline esa

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2006, 03:22:56 PM »
ok,i am just trying to understand my situation.
Andys response gave me more hope but i am still freaking out,i will get my results friday
so then i now,but for now i am pretty scared,but without you guys and this website this would be 100 times worse

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2006, 03:26:16 PM »
You have a few days to get through. Stay productively busy and the time will pass more quickly than you may possibly imagine at this moment.

Andy Velez

Offline esa

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2006, 03:42:20 PM »
Yes i will try to do that but what worries me the most is the phonecall,i get results over the phone,
and then someone just tells me negative or positive,it is gonna be the hardest phonecall in my life and i dont know how i will  ever
get through if they have bad news.

Offline esa

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Re: Broken condom
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2006, 10:28:19 AM »

Today was the big day,i got my results.
At 12pm i made a phonecall that was hardest i have ever made,then i asked and they said one moment.
I waited like 30 seconds but it felt like iternity,then doctor  comes to phone and says,your test is Negative!
I asked again and again is it really Negative she told me yes it is.
Man i was happy i just started to jump aroud!
I want to thank all the people in this forum becouse this forum is the  onllything that gave me hope and made it litle easier
to wait the results.You guys are the best,god bless you all!
Also wanna say to people who are scared rigth now,that i hade all the "sympthons" and i was freaking out,but i think they were mostly becouse i was scared.And i feel that i had serius risk broken condom with a prostitute in Thailand,so if you are now in same situation,dont panic too much (i know it is easy to say know) but dont panic and worry too much becouse hiv is not gonna transmit easily,and the odds are on your side!


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