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Offline carbul

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kissing with canker sores
« on: October 20, 2007, 03:17:30 PM »
Hi

I went to a strip-club and got a lap-dance. When the lady was rubbing her breast on my face, I kissed the breast a couple of times. After quiting the club, I remembered that I had some canker sores in my mouth, very close to my lips.  Is there any possibility of having HIV virus via those canker sores. I thought her breasts might have been dirty with some body/vaginal fluids, blood etc...

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Re: kissing with canker sores
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2007, 04:49:57 PM »
Hi

I went to a strip-club and got a lap-dance. When the lady was rubbing her breast on my face, I kissed the breast a couple of times. After quiting the club, I remembered that I had some canker sores in my mouth, very close to my lips.  Is there any possibility of having HIV virus via those canker sores. I thought her breasts might have been dirty with some body/vaginal fluids, blood etc...


Hi. Could the woman have significant/any living HIV outside her body? No, she could not. This event posed no risk of HIV transmission to you.

Common STDs are much easier to acquire. HIV follows fewer roads for easy transmission. Learn what precautions and specific prohibitions you can take to protect yourself against all STDs. Do this sober, and apply it in the "heat" of the moment, or all the education in the world won't protect you next time you fail to "remember". Your undiagnosed (?) canker sores might be putting sex partners at risk for Herpes or worse. Get checked regularly for STDs other than HIV too. Do this for yourself and others.
 8) -megasept
« Last Edit: October 21, 2007, 01:50:11 AM by megasept »

Offline carbul

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Re: kissing with canker sores
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2007, 05:07:45 PM »
Thanks megasept.

I was worried because I found the following info in the internet :

"HIV transmission could potentially occur if blood, pre-ejaculation fluid, semen, or vaginal fluids enter open sores or cuts in or around the mouth, such as those caused by canker sores or blisters, vigorous teeth brushing or flossing, or some form of trauma"

But you say HIV virus cannot live on her skin so no infection risk at all, am I right?


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Re: kissing with canker sores
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2007, 05:37:51 PM »
Car, you weren't at risk for HIV transmission during this recent incident. HIV is a fragile virus which requires a friendly environment to be transmitted. That's why unprotected intercourse is how it happens sexually.

HIV is not transferred from skin to skin or skin to mouth or through fingering or other such activities. The source you quoted is really talking about "theoretical" risks. In the real world of HIV is not transmitted in those ways.

I don't see any cause for concern on your part nor any need for testing.

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Andy Velez

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Re: kissing with canker sores
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2007, 05:52:05 PM »
Car,

Hiv is not lurking on the skin of strippers, waiting to infect you. You did not have a risk for hiv infection.

Read the Welcome Thread, click on the Lesson links and read our posting guidelines.

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.

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 specific 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, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple.

Ann
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