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Can an immediate soapwater enema reduce risk of infection?

Hi everyone,

Can a rectal soapwater enema reduce the chances of HIV transmission after condom breakage? I know it's not an odds game and that a test is needed. But could someone please tell me if it reduces the chances of infection if there was no ejaculation either? Thank you.
I mean no offense to anyone, but I know a test is required, however, please let me know how the soap may effect the virus. Thank you.
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No.  An enema does not prevent HIV. The enema would not stop transmission.  If you had a true condom break, you will need to get tested at day 28 or after with a 4th generation test.  However, a one time condom break exposure is LOW risk at less than 1%.  So, the odds are, you are negative.  
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When did the encounter happen and can you get the other person to test?
Thank you very much, GuitarRox.

It happened about 10 hours ago and the person kept telling me that their status was negative. That's why I'm trying to avoid PEP.
Can you get him to test now? How long ago did he test and did he have any unprotected from the beginning of his test window until now? Did he say he always uses a condom? - if so he can't have hiv. A duo is conclusive after 4 weeks and any other after 12 so depending on when his last unprotected penetrating vaginal or anal was you can tell if he is conclusively negative now. Oral is not a risk for hiv btw so ignore any oral he may have done.
Thank you Anxiousnomore, but I think I'm just going to move on and get tested when the time is right. He was trying to practice safe sex, so I think and hope things will be ok.

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