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Offline rk837

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Any risks in this?
« on: July 23, 2007, 05:39:33 PM »
This may sound far fetched, and I suffer from extreme bouts of anxiety. But last night I kissed what I think possibly is a very promiscues woman. It was deep french kissing for about 5 minutes. My question is, is there any chance of HIV? I'm not sure if she was bleeding, I know I have zero open sores in my mouth, so for anything to happen, would we both have to be bleeding at the same time, I've also heard saliva halts the virus. I have another odd question to ask, I was unaware if she was lactating, but I didn't taste any milk, granted I didn't 'suckle' on her nipple (I figure to extract breast-milk, I'd have to actually suck on the nipple itself as a baby would), merely circled her aeriola, but is there any chance of saying her breast milk got on my tongue that I could've been exposed?As far as I know, she wasn't impregnated at the time.  I apologize for the odd situation, but am very appreciate of the feedbackAre there any risks to this? I'd appreciate any feedback, thank you.

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2007, 06:03:51 PM »
RK, you are worrying needlessly. Kissing is not a risk for transmission nor is sucking on a nipple. Please read our lesson on transmission where you get all the basics. There's a link to it in the Welcome thread which opens this section.

And you're right, your saliva does contain elements which have a neutralizing effect on HIV virus, which is one of the several reasons transmission orally doesn't happen except extremely rarely and very often without solid documentation which makes the reliability of such assertions very doubtful.

This time out you don't have to worry or test.

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2007, 06:42:36 PM »
Thank you Andy, my nerves are calm already. I have only one more question which again is probably out there, in terms of exposure. How about if I touched the outside of her vagina, which was wet (vaginal secretions), then my own penis? (genital to hand to genital contact). Is there any possible risk in that? Isn't the virus unable to survive amongst the environment? And it would've died on my hand, before touching my penis? Once again, I really do appreciate this

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2007, 06:49:42 PM »
That situation wouldn't have been a risk either.

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« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2007, 07:23:00 PM »
rk,

I totally agree with Andy and Rod that nothing you describe is a risk for hiv infection. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse.

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 sexually transmitted infections together. To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex with a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

And it doesn't matter what your opinion of the other person's sex life is like, you need to protect yourself no matter who you are with. Hiv, unlike people, does not discriminate.

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

Although you do NOT need to test over this incident, 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.

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2007, 07:46:28 PM »
Thank you Andy, Rod and Ann. On the subject of condom usage, I ALWAYS use protection, and even prefer to know my partners before engaging in sex, which is why this time I didn't go the full length and proceed with intercourse, if I had, I most certainly would've used a condom. I thank you all for you feedback and I feel confident and calm now, knowing I do not need to go forth in testing.

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2007, 10:08:49 PM »
Good. I'm glad you found these exchanges to be helpful. And that you are so committed to always using a condom. Good way to stay HIV negative.

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2007, 09:20:08 PM »
I'm sorry to bother again, still having trouble getting over this idea. When they say "theoretical" would they mean, I'd have to have an open sore or wound, wound that would be gushing blood? And as would the female recipient. I spit in my hand after the kiss, and noticed no blood whatsoever, so it's safe to say I doubt I was bleeding. Plus it was a rather short deep kiss, maybe 5 minutes max. I just couldn't see her mouth, she turned the lights. Plus is the mouth really considered "inside" the body, seeing as after I kissed her, I most obviously opened my mouth, even if my mouth probably wasn't completely closed during the kiss, wouldn't incoming air plus the saliva destroy the virus? Reading the one sole case I found on the internet then another's supposed, plus the CDC conversative approach has my mind boggled and over-thinking. I know you all answer this question time and time again, so I apologize. If I decide to test, what is the earliest possible time I could to kinda of calm my mind..

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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2007, 05:15:16 AM »
rk,

Not one person has ever been infected through a kiss and you will NOT be the first.

Not only is saliva not infectious, but it also contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that damage the virus and render it unable to infect. Unless you and your partner are BOTH in the habit of punching each other in the mouth immediately before kissing, there could not possibly be enough blood present to pose a risk.

Kissing is NOT a risk for hiv infection.

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

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2007, 08:43:49 PM »
Ok, so I've decided to rest my mind, I'll get tested, it's at the 7.5 week mark, at week 5 though I did experience some trauma to my mouth, I developed canker sores, I'm not sure if I should sum the canker sores up due to the trauma, but they went away about 6 days later? With a weakened immune system, wouldn't they have lasted longer? Then recently as of this week, I've been getting some aches and pains, though no fever since the incident. I know you've all told me consistently I had no risk, but is testing negative at 7.5 weeks (53 days), is that a fairly conclusive test that I'll need no further testing for this no/extremely low risk situation? Once again, thank you.

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« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2007, 09:00:50 PM »
RK,

Since you weren't at risk of contracting HIV your test result will be conclusively negative. You don't have HIV.

You should also know that you won't be permitted to wring your hands and post obsessively about non-risk issues. Move on kid.

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Re: Am At Risk, 2 possible risks?
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2007, 11:50:28 PM »
I know the thread rule, and I might be over-reacting but Sunday, I was jumped at a bar, and to free myself, I tried to bite the individual holding me on the ground, I believe I didn't succeed (theres no open sores or wounds inside my mouth) and felt then I might've been bitten on my ear, though there's no open wound or scabbing, just a red mark. My ears are both swollen, though I feel thats from being punched. Would my skin have to have been completely broken, bleeding, for me to experience a risk? There is however, scratches that are scabbed over on my neck, to my knowledge his hands weren't dripping blood. Would I be at risk for HIV or Hepatitis?

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« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2007, 04:51:34 AM »
rk,

There has never, ever been a case of transmission happening during a street brawl and you won't be the first.

I suggest you seek counseling for this hiv anxiety and obsession you seem to have developed. We cannot help you with that here. If you've read the Welcome Thread like you're supposed to, you will have read the following:

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Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation(s), will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.

Please consider yourself warned.

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

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Any risks in this?
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2008, 05:21:29 PM »
Recently I visited an escort, which was a mistake, and received PROTECTED Oral Sex (though I did have a scrape on my penis, not bleeding though), a very rough but brief handjob, and I also engaged in oral sex on the woman, for a very very brief time, maybe no more then 2 minutes. I'm probably heavily over-reacting, but is there any logical risks involved here? And should I seek testing? Thanks.
« Last Edit: May 13, 2008, 05:23:25 PM by rk837 »

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« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2008, 05:44:01 PM »
rk,

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

I also rejected the new account you attempted to create. We only allow one account per person here. Don't do that again - it's a bannable offence.

Please read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.


Getting a blowjob, with or without a condom, is not a risk for hiv infection. Neither is going down on a woman or getting a handjob.

You had no risk for hiv infection in any of your activities with the escort.

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HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2008, 05:45:42 PM »
Thanks Ann, My apologies on the new account creation, I forgot I previously had this account. Thank you for your input.

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« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2008, 05:08:23 PM »
Just wanted to clarify. So there's ZERO documented cases of both Blowjobs and Going down on a woman? Would it matter if I had a bleeding gum, I brushed my teeth about an hour before the acitivty? Is this fluid from her vagina infectious? Or does transmission always occur within the body due to circumstances such as temperature, etc? If you's do not recommend testing, I will leave it be.
« Last Edit: May 14, 2008, 05:47:43 PM by rk837 »

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« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2008, 05:47:14 PM »
That's exactly right. Theoretically there maybe risk but in the real world of HIV infections don't happen either of those ways.

Get on with your life.

Cheers,
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« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2008, 06:43:25 PM »
Thanks all, I trust in your answers, and will not seek testing nor let this bother me. I will move on.

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« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2008, 06:51:02 PM »
Good. Life is short. Don't waste is worrying needlessly.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #20 on: May 20, 2008, 09:30:39 AM »
Don't want to overreact here, but yesterday I noticed a burning sensation on the left side of my neck/back and down towards my clavical, possible lymph node. No fever, or any other symptoms as of day 11, but what I'm wondering is, say for instance she had seen another person before me, and after intercourse, the cervical fluids came out of her vagina, due to penetration. Would/Could they survive a small amount of time outside the body? Then later, in that brief minute or oral, along with gingivitis's/bleeding gum, licked-sucked her clitoris, sounds far fetched, I know. I also was informed the escort I had visited was in porn films, unprotected. So that has me a bit concerned.

Maybe it's just a change of the weather. I'm hoping that with 0 documented cases, even the SF City Clinic saying it's not a risk, and the countless studies done on couples who practice oral with no problems, this is just me over-reacting, and have no need for a test.

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« Reply #21 on: May 20, 2008, 09:38:17 AM »
rk,

Yes, you're overreacting. You didn't have a risk.

We don't discuss symptoms here because they are meaningless where diagnosing hiv is concerned. The appropriate place to discuss your symptoms is in your doctor's office. Whatever is going on with you has NOTHING to do with hiv.

The bottom line in your case is that you did NOT have a risk, despite the extra details you just gave us. NO RISK. No risk means no need to test over this specific encounter.

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« Reply #22 on: May 20, 2008, 07:27:08 PM »
Thank you very much Ann. I feel confident that'll there is no need to test with your information, and this is all in my head. Just one more quick question, or reassurance rather, I read something about 'viral load' in reference to cunninglus, but seeing as "viral load" is something that occurs inside the human body, and i didnt enter the female's body, I assume this does not pertain to my situation, correct? Even say for assumptions sake, her viral load was high. She says she tests every 32 days.  I believe the information I've gotten here is more realism them 'theory' which calms me. Once again, thanks.
« Last Edit: May 20, 2008, 07:32:45 PM by rk837 »

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« Reply #23 on: May 20, 2008, 07:48:52 PM »
Viral load refers to the quantity of virus in a particular body fluid.

You can be confident that the advice Ann has given you is spot on.

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« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2008, 07:58:10 PM »
And the only fluid I came in contact with was the arousal fluids, outside the body, by the clitoris, for brief seconds. Is there a way these fluids can survive, temperature wise etc? And these secretions aren't anymore infectious as sweat and tears, right? So combined with being outside the body (and the clitoris is..) Plus salivia inhibiting HIV as it does, the chance isn't there. Sorry just trying to add this all in, the viral load thing on the other site scared me, because I know she sees multiple people per day.
« Last Edit: May 20, 2008, 08:00:42 PM by rk837 »

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« Reply #25 on: May 20, 2008, 08:00:52 PM »
Rick,

Ann warned you about posting endlessly regarding non-risk situations. We've been through this with you. You were not at risk, you don't need to test.

It's about time you stopped pushing your luck with us.

Ya dig?

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« Reply #26 on: May 20, 2008, 08:07:23 PM »
Ahhhh I know, I apologize. With 0 documented cases, so many pos-negative couples who practice, saliva inhibiting, the short period of time I did it and other factors.. I don't see why I would, myself. Just curious about the viral thing, but I understand the rules. And will not seek testing. Hopefully this just fades in my mind, as I come to terms with the realization that I really didn't have any risk. So viral load has nothing to do then in my situation?

Sorry just one last thing, I took a Yohimbe pill beforehand an hour or so before (sexual stimulant). At times it sped my heart rate, gives my red face/hives. Though I actually read it produces extra saliva, does this have any bearing on whether it would make it easier to transmit HIV?  This is probably extremely irrelevant, I know..
« Last Edit: May 20, 2008, 09:20:12 PM by rk837 »

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« Reply #27 on: May 20, 2008, 09:40:12 PM »
Yes, that pill is totally irrelevant. And forget about viral load.

Give it up and get on with your life. And if you can't do that go see a counselor or other professional to discuss why you're unwilling to let go of this unwarranted concern.

You're on the verge of getting timed out here. 
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« Reply #28 on: May 20, 2008, 10:51:43 PM »
I've got some tenderness in my lymph nodes, but I'll attribute that to something else, a sore throat also. I'm just going to move forward, and not test. Seeing as there was no logical risk involved, it is what it is I guess.

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« Reply #29 on: May 20, 2008, 11:24:12 PM »
Alcohol dramatically speeds up the rate at which immunodeficiency virus (HIV) multiplies in human blood, blood researchers at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, have found. Furthermore, rather small amounts of alcohol (just three beers over a period of two days) cause a ten-fold increase in the rate of HIV multiplication. Making matters still worse, this relatively small amount of alcohol can also impair the body’s resistance to HIV, thus rendering HIV-infected persons more likely to develop AIDS in a short rather than a long time. The message is clear, to improve their chances of survival, HIV-infected persons should avoid alcohol completely.
{Journal of Infectious Diseases (167:789, 1993) quoted in ‘Health Gazette’ newsletter, Sept. 1993}

“Attention to the alcohol consumption in HIV patients is important for both physicians and patients,” says Dr. Jeffrey H. Samet, the lead author of a study in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 2003. The study found that patients taking antiretroviral drugs who were moderate or problem drinkers had higher levels of HIV in their blood and lower CD4 counts, a sign of immune function. Also alcohol is a factor associated with poor adherence.
{“Study Links Alcohol Intake to HIV Progression,” Reuters.com - May 2003

This has got me extremely worried, I was severely 'hung-over' the day I visited the escort, is there any real issue involved here?

I'm seeking treatment for both alcohol and Cognitive Therapy, should I be concerned that this has doubled my risk (doubling a no risk situation?) or am I mis-interpreting it, that its geared towards people whom already have been infected with the disease. Not so much at the point of transmission factoring in. I PROMISE, my last question. Would be a load off my mind, I'm seeing a therapist tomorrow and a doctor to check on my lymph nodes if they're indeed swollen, but i have a feeling i've just been touching them too much.
« Last Edit: May 21, 2008, 12:26:50 AM by rk837 »

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« Reply #30 on: May 21, 2008, 12:27:07 AM »
That's it. You've been told and told and you simply do not listen. It's clear that your needs are beyond what we can provide.

I'm referring this  thread to the Moderators for review.

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« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2008, 12:30:11 AM »
I apologize matty. There's no risk, I'm not going to get testing. My mind was working overtime I guess, on a situation that doesn't even make sense seeing as the risk was zero. Thanks for the support, all. God Bless.
« Last Edit: May 21, 2008, 12:40:09 AM by rk837 »

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« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2008, 05:14:23 AM »
rk,

Come back one more time with this no risk incident and you'll be given a time out, no question about it.

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« Reply #33 on: May 23, 2008, 07:37:54 PM »
Ok everyone, I apologize and this will be my final post, just a clarifical post and I'll be on my way.

1st and foremost, as AidsMeds, my physician (said very very low risk) and Medhelp both said, NO RISK.
2nd. HIV requires certain cells and temperature to even come close to infecting, which aren't found in the mouth in abundance.
3rd. Salivia has enzymes and proteins that inhibit the virus.
4th. The 'documented' case in Transmissions is disputed once the man's other activities were brought to light. Therefore NO Documented Cases exist.
5th. Even if I brushed my teeth an hour and a half beforehand, and occasionally have bleeding gums (I doubt my gums would've/could've been bleeding this long after, thus giving no entry to my bloodstream), this isn't significant, only maybe a rush of blood would give it any chance, which obviously wasn't the case, also going back to temperature exposure, and the mouth itself still make it zero risk.
6th. Her viral load is neglible because studies have shown the lining of the cervix contains the infectious fluids, not arousal fluids which have already touched the skin and environment.
7th. Positive-Negative partners have been engaging in Cunninglus, and not one has ever been infected.
8. Any symptoms I do incur, are directly a result of anxiety, NOT this situation and testing is not necessary, as Medhelp, yourselves, and my own doctor has informed me of.
9. Less then a minute of a NO RISK (or even low low risk) seems a little far-fetched.
10. I had my throat swabbed, and lymph nodes checked, both fine.


Once again, I'm sorry for my constant worry, and I very much so appreciate the help you've given. I was just prescribed medication for OCD and will be seeking counselling.

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« Reply #34 on: May 23, 2008, 07:43:12 PM »
rk,

You're correct on all counts, including the one about that being your last post - for 28 days at least.

Yes, I'm giving you that time out I warned you about. Do not attempt to create a new account to get around your time out because if you do, you will be permanently banned.

Please see a therapist about the OCD issue. We cannot help you with that here.

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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #35 on: June 21, 2008, 05:47:08 PM »
Sorry, I'm back, just to ask a simple question, and I'll move on.

Tested negative at 6 weeks, can I take this as conclusive, that I do not have HIV, and need no further testing. (Though I was told it was extremely low low risk, even NO risk..) And that if I use protection for anal/vaginal sex and don't share IV drugs, I'll remain 100% HIV Negative? I've been in counseling, and medicated, feeling much more rational about this situation.

Thank You
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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #36 on: June 21, 2008, 05:58:33 PM »
Since you were never at risk to begin with in the incident which brought you here, YES!, you can take that six week negative as conclusive. No testing was necessary. No further testing is necessary. Got that? Good.

This is not an HIV situation. Keep working with you therapist or whomever on your OCD issues.

Good luck.
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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #37 on: June 21, 2008, 06:00:10 PM »
Thanks Andy! You guys keep up the good work, good luck in the future.

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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #38 on: July 22, 2008, 06:20:20 PM »
Just a curious question for ya's, when they say immuno-suppressed, basically its in reference to those whom have had recent chemotherapy, organ transplants and use IV drugs, correct? Drinking alcohol once per week and a daily dose of melatonin doesn't fall into that category, correct?

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« Reply #39 on: July 22, 2008, 06:43:44 PM »
No, a weekly belt and a daily melatonin dose will have no impact on your immune system and will not affect the outcome of an HIV antibody test.

And before you go any further, let me dissuade you from getting into a series of "what-ifs", like the one you just posted. You won't be permitted to do that.

Seriously.

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« Reply #40 on: July 22, 2008, 06:44:54 PM »
Will not do so matty, I'm working with the therapist. Thanks for your time.

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« Reply #41 on: July 26, 2008, 02:54:11 PM »
This might sound totally irrational, but last night I pulled a piece of wood out of a truck or garbage dumpster, I have a small pinpoint mark on my hand, I'm not sure if I got pricked with a needle, but

1. I'm sure I would've felt it to do any damage right?

2. The needle would've had to actually been taken and injected into my skin (as a drug user would do)

3. No risk? Corrrect on 1 and 2?

I will go on after this, I promise!

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« Reply #42 on: July 26, 2008, 03:01:59 PM »
rk,

Once again you've come to us with a NO RISK situation.

You're beyond our remit. I suggest you take your unfounded hiv paranoia to a counselor. We cannot help you with that here.

I'm giving you your second time out. Do not attempt to create a new account to get around your time out because if you do, you will be permanently banned.

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Re: Any risks in this?
« Reply #43 on: January 05, 2009, 07:38:22 AM »
Argh. I didnt think I'd be back, but I have a simple question or two. A few nights ago, I received oral sex from a female of unknown status, a blowjob. I believe I had a scratch on my penis, no blood noticed at all. I've experienced some urethral burning and such so I'm going to get tested for gonorrhea/ngu, etc. My question is, I'm well aware getting a blowjob is very very low, even no risk, but what about in terms of if the giver of the blowjob has an std in her mouth, does this allow for a risk? Or does the saliva continue to inhibit even the bacteria present in her mouth. The route of transmission going from mouth to penis, sounds very remote. With saliva not being infectious, and even if theres blood, saliva then coming in contact with the blood. I've had 0 real risks since my last HIV test which was negative.

So

1. If she had an std in her mouth, gonorrhea for example, does this increase my chances in transmission, from a zero risk, to an actual risk?

2. If there was blood in her mouth, if there was I didnt notice, I'm sure thered have to be copious amounts for it to even attempt to inhibit the saliva

3. I understand plenty of studies, and this never happened in history?

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« Reply #44 on: January 05, 2009, 08:04:46 AM »
Don't even think of starting back up. You knew the answers before you posted. MOVE ON.

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« Reply #45 on: January 05, 2009, 08:11:19 AM »
I'll take that as No Risk then? Moving on.

 


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