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Offline biter

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Cut on finger
« on: July 10, 2007, 12:22:45 AM »
yesterday some friends and I got into a scuffle which became more serious. In an attempt to free myseelf i bit my friends arm. I was also hit in the head a couple times and and tasted blood. My FRIENDS ARM DID NOT HAVE BROKEN SKIN BUT WAS BADLY BRUISED AND HAS big red marks from the teeth which were not scabbed over but looked broken vessels under the skin. I am very worried about hiv. Do I need to test or am I worring needlessly.

Offline thunter34

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Re: Bite
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2007, 01:22:41 AM »
worrying needlessly.
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline Ann

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Re: Bite
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2007, 04:57:56 AM »
biter,

Even if you did break the skin when you bit your friend, you would be needlessly worrying about hiv. Hiv is NOT transmitted through bites.

Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse.

Along with reading our Welcome Thread and following the link to the Transmission Lesson, here's what you need to know to avoid hiv infection:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL STIs together. To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with a sexually transmitted infection. Sex with a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

Anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results. Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

Ann
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Offline biter

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Re: Bite
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2007, 05:17:28 PM »
even though i bit my friend i can forget about the incident

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Bite
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2007, 05:19:35 PM »
Yes Biter,

You can forget about this incident. There is absolutely no risk of contracting HIV from biting or being bitten.

MtD

Offline biter

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Cut on finger
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2007, 07:16:23 PM »
last night i cut my finger and it bled peeling away skin. About five minutes later i hooked up with a random girl and fingered her with the same finger that had been bleeding. I am freaking out. Do I need to test is this a risk?

Thanks

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2007, 07:22:00 PM »
No, you don't need to test. You didn't finger her with a bleeding stump.

You also need to post in your original thread. Please take the time to read the posting guidelines in the "Welcome" thread.

Offline biter

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2007, 07:24:28 PM »
anyone else have opinions this is freaking me out

Offline biter

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2007, 07:30:26 PM »
will an expert please respond

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2007, 07:35:31 PM »
There will be no more answers until you return to your original thread.

Offline biter

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2007, 07:42:06 PM »
last night i cut my finger and it bled peeling away skin. About five minutes later i hooked up with a random girl and fingered her with the same finger that had been bleeding. I am freaking out. Do I need to test is this a risk?

Thanks

Offline biter

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2007, 07:42:57 PM »
im my original thread please help

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2007, 07:46:44 PM »
Thank you for returning to your original thread.

As Rod pointed out to you above, this incident poses no risk of HIV transmission. Please take the time to read our Welcome Thread and follow the links to our Lessons to learn more about how HIV is and is not transmitted.

And for the record, Rod is an AIDSmeds expert.

MtD

Offline anniebc

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2007, 07:51:11 PM »
Biter

You have had your question answered by one of our experts...there is nothing that you have described that puts you at risk..you can move on from this now..I've quoted Ann again just in case you missed it..so please read this again and listen to what the others have told you.

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Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse.

Along with reading our Welcome Thread and following the link to the Transmission Lesson, here's what you need to know to avoid hiv infection:

Jan
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Never knock on deaths door..ring the bell and run..he really hates that.

Offline biter

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2007, 07:56:52 PM »
you are responding to my fingering incident?

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2007, 08:15:53 PM »
Obviously Jan is referring to the fingering "incident".

MtD
(Who wonders when people stopped having sex and started having "incidents")

Offline biter

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #16 on: December 14, 2007, 10:45:19 PM »
so no need to test even though my wound was 5 minutes old and I fingered the girl

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #17 on: December 14, 2007, 10:57:04 PM »
Why would you test if you didn't have a risk?

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2007, 10:57:43 PM »
Biter,

Your questions have already been answered. You were not at risk. You do not need to test. You do not have HIV. Don't start with the endless what-iffing.

Move on.

MtD

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Cut on finger
« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2007, 11:16:28 AM »
Yes, we got it. We're very clear about your concern. And it has no basis in HIV science.

There's no need for further concern nor for testing. Get on with your life. Really.
Andy Velez

 


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