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Transmission of HIV After Condom Rupture

02/13/2006

Question:

I received anal sex and we had a condom rupture when he was trying to insert his penis. Is there any chance of getting HIV? Thanks.

Answer:

Your chances of acquiring infection are low, but not negligible. Your chances are higher if you have a sore or ulcer. To know for sure, I would recommend that you get tested for HIV.

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Response by:

Pamposh   Kaul, MD Pamposh Kaul, MD
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati