Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
153 Doctors are Online

Had anal sex, condom broke. Worry?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 4362 Questions
I had anal sex with a man and the condom broke, I'm very worried
Posted Mon, 16 Apr 2012 in HIV and AIDS
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 1 hour later

Thanks for the query.

It is good that you are practicing safe sex and it is unfortunate what happened.
You have been definitely exposed to sexually transmitting disease more so because if was through the anal route so you will have to go to the physician as soon as possible.

You will have to undergo tests for STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) including HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea.
HIV test may be negative now since you may be still in your window period so you will have to repeat it again after 12 weeks for confirmation.

In the mean time please do the following

1. Continue safe sex methods, double condom is ideal
2. Your partner also must be brought along for review with the doctor
3. Avoid multiple sexual partners
4. Ask for post exposure prophylaxis
5. Get yourself vaccinated for hepatitis B if not already done

I hope I have answered your query, if there are no further queries please accept my answer

I wish you all the best.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an HIV AIDS Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor