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Could I possibly have an STD?

By Anonymous February 22, 2016 - 2:20pm
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I was just wondering if I could acquire an STD if the condom broke during intercourse? The guy I was with had actually been in the hospital a few months before due to an emergency, and upon hearing that he was sexually active, ran some blood tests to see if he had an STD, all of which cam back negative. The condom broke a little over a month ago, and I'm feeling fatigued and itchy in the vaginal area but that's about it. Is it safe to wait to get tested for about 6 months?


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HI Anon,

Thank you for your question.

If the condom broke during sexual intercourse, yes he could have transmitted the STD. However, you said his test was negative. If you are concerned about any abnormal symptoms you are experiencing, you can always get tested for yourself. Early detection and treatment is best. If his test was negative, your test should be negative as well.

STD Symptoms

The symptoms of an initial infection can include:
  • Fever and flu-like symptoms.
  • Genital itching, burning, or discomfort.
  • Vaginal discharge in women.
  • Swollen lymph nodes.
  • A feeling of pressure in the abdomen.


What You Don't Know About STD's Can Hurt You

Is STD Testing Really Necessary?

I hope this helps.

Be well,


February 22, 2016 - 2:50pm
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