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Author Topic: Fingering & "paper cut"  (Read 4765 times)

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Offline gman44

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Fingering & "paper cut"
« on: March 27, 2007, 05:42:18 AM »
Hi.
English is not my native language, but I hope you understand.

One stupid drunken night on my vacation I ended up with a sexworker in Thailand. We had protected sex, but the next morning I saw a paper cut on the finger I used for fingering her. This made me nervous. Reading websites saying that Thailand is a highrisk area and cuts are "possible" and  "can be" routes for getting hiv really freaked me out.

At home I found this site and it helped me put things in place. Every time a I felt panic coming I read your answers and it helped.

My test came back negative today. So Ann, Andy and the rest of you, you do a FANTASTIC job. Your answers are comforting without loosing the scientific view. THANK YOU.
:)


 

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Re: Fingering & "paper cut"
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2007, 08:03:28 AM »
A negative test result is always a good thing to receive. In this case I wouldn't have thought testing to be necessary. If you haven't already read our lesson on HIV transmission, please read it now.

Knowing the basics and following safer sex information consistently will allow you to enjoy your sexuality while protecting your health. There's a link to that lesson in the Welcome thread which opens this section.

You mentioned that you were drunk during this recent incident. That's always a red flag to me. Excessive drinking and casual sex are a dangerous combination. This time you made it through ok. That combination is something to avoid in the future as often it can affect your abiity to follow safer sex principles.

Happily, this time you've come out of it ok.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

 


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