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Author Topic: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV  (Read 7723 times)

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Offline bat_boy_0411

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Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« on: July 11, 2006, 04:03:19 PM »
Hello! I'm a newbie here so please go easy on me. :lol:

well i am really having a hard time right now, can't work, can't sleep and my level of anxiety is really high.

Ok so on to my story

I shag up a girl that i picked up in a let's say "high-risk" country. we did protected sex (with condom) but what worries me is the pimple in the 3cm high 12:00 position of my Mr. Happy. I don't know the risk of this that's why i turn into you guys.

1. is it possible for me to catch HIV if her vaginal flud have come into contact with my fresh open wound?
2. lets say my pimple is not broken yet, and only been broken because of the grinding and bouncing that she made (she's on top) would that be a high risk?
3. do you guys suggest testing?

thanks please answer...

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2006, 04:06:49 PM »
Ann, i'm beggin' you to please answer this one. did you and your boyfriend experienced this kind of situation?

good health good luck and godspeed ...

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2006, 04:34:17 PM »
No risk and no testing required.

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2006, 04:45:37 PM »
hi rod,

are you sure about this one? is this supported by fact? theoretically it's possible right?

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2006, 04:49:21 PM »
rod, research from this site i've found this:

Quote
For men, HIV must enter through a cut or abrasion on the penis, through the lining of the urethra inside the penis.

now broken pimple is consdered a cut, but the difference is it is not on the penis, it is in the pubic region and exposed for such a small time (1 to 2 mins). so what you guys think? andy? ann? anyone else?

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2006, 06:20:45 PM »
bat,

Countries and/or people are not high risk, activities are. A pimple in the pubic hair area of your body does not pose a risk of hiv infection. If you were wearing a condom at the time - and it is not clear whether you were or not - then you had no worries.

Ann
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Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2006, 06:38:31 PM »
ann, thanks, yes i did wore a condom at that time, but i'm just confused, the pimple is broken and maybe bleeding. even if it was, is it still ano risk? even if vaginal fluid came contact with it?

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2006, 10:31:48 PM »
hi anne it's me again, sorry if i am a little too pushy, maybe i'm just anxious that's all. so what would it be? will it be a high risk if her vaginal fluid came in contact with my "broken pimple"? let's say with just 1 minute? do you suggest testing?

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2006, 05:27:54 AM »
bat,

No, you do not need to test over this specific incident. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily successfully transmitted INSIDE the human body as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse. The bit you need to protect is the head of your penis when it is inside a rectum or vagina. You did this and so you have no hiv worries.

While you don't 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.

And check out the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use those condoms with confidence.

Again, you don't need to test over this specific incident, but as a sexually active adult you should be having routine check-ups.

Ann
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Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

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: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2006, 10:04:20 AM »
batboy,

I totally understand your situation and had somewhat of a similar experience:
http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=868.0

All of the experts told me I have 0 risk and did not need to get tested over that incident even though I had some open cuts/abrasions that would have been similar to your situation. I have chosen to still get a 6 week test and it has been the most gruelling weeks/days of my life. The best advice I got was from reading these topics.

Anyways....I am linking this topic for you to read and hopefully put your mind more at ease.

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2006, 11:12:57 AM »
Bat, we're pretty cautious here when it comes to a possible risk. So when we tell you it wasn't a risk, we're not just guessing.

It's understandable that you're anxious because we're talking about your health and your life. I can tell you that nicks, cuts, abrasions and other such notwithstanding, I've never known of a case of transmission in this manner. It's theoretical. In the real world it just doesn't happen that way.

I caution you against surfing the net as often it's possible to find undocumented material there which will needlessly feed your worst fears.

You're ok this time out and there's no need for further concern.

Just in genreral if you are sexually active it is a good idea to have a full STD panel done regularly. At least annually and twice a year is even better. Many other STDs are much easier to catch than HIV.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2006, 12:39:30 PM »
bat,

No, you do not need to test over this specific incident. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily successfully transmitted INSIDE the human body as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse. The bit you need to protect is the head of your penis when it is inside a rectum or vagina. You did this and so you have no hiv worries.

While you don't 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.

And check out the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use those condoms with confidence.

Again, you don't need to test over this specific incident, but as a sexually active adult you should be having routine check-ups.

Ann


Anne,

thanks for info. It's just that i'm a too anxious about that event. yeah, call me crazy, but it only happened 1 time, yet i'm anxious. i didn't point out the oral sex, kissing and fingering because as far as i read the articles, this post low risk. I also didn't put any of my symptoms coz i've learned that symptoms are really not a good indicator when it comes to HIV.

But anyway, thanks again, i'm working off shore and so away from my family and friends. good thing you have this wonderful site to put worried people at ease. Good Job! can i donate through paypal? how?

good luck good health and godspeed...

batz

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2006, 12:43:57 PM »
batboy,

I totally understand your situation and had somewhat of a similar experience:
http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=868.0

All of the experts told me I have 0 risk and did not need to get tested over that incident even though I had some open cuts/abrasions that would have been similar to your situation. I have chosen to still get a 6 week test and it has been the most gruelling weeks/days of my life. The best advice I got was from reading these topics.

Anyways....I am linking this topic for you to read and hopefully put your mind more at ease.

thanx for the link, it just freaks me out whenever i think of the "what if's" consequences. and to think i shagged an indonesian in Batam, where HIV is very rampant.

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2006, 12:55:26 PM »
Bat, we're pretty cautious here when it comes to a possible risk. So when we tell you it wasn't a risk, we're not just guessing.

It's understandable that you're anxious because we're talking about your health and your life. I can tell you that nicks, cuts, abrasions and other such notwithstanding, I've never known of a case of transmission in this manner. It's theoretical. In the real world it just doesn't happen that way.

I caution you against surfing the net as often it's possible to find undocumented material there which will needlessly feed your worst fears.

You're ok this time out and there's no need for further concern.

Just in genreral if you are sexually active it is a good idea to have a full STD panel done regularly. At least annually and twice a year is even better. Many other STDs are much easier to catch than HIV.

Cheers,

Thanks andy, yeah, my anxiety level is really high. and good thing you have this site ... bump with you soon. and yah, surfing the net is like fueling your fear ... it sucks! thanks man you're the best.

Offline Morgan

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2006, 12:58:43 PM »
Bat_boy,

It is not WHO you have sex with, but, rather, HOW you have sex that matters.  You used condoms for penetrative sex and, as such, did not put yourself at risk for hiv infection (even if your partner was hiv positive).

So relax.  :)

Morgan
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Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2006, 05:26:27 PM »
hello it's me again...

i've been having a hard time getting over this incident...even though i read your answers, my symptoms rejects it.

i have a question:

1. when do mouth ulcer usually manifest in an HIV + person? I am now at my 14th week.

2. is it swollen lymph node, or generalized lymphadenopathy? I have one at the back of my neck.

thanks

Offline bat_boy_0411

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2006, 06:49:07 PM »
andy as requested, here it is, please answer the above questions. also, are you sure about your assessment?

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Re: Vaginal Fluid, Pimple and HIV
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2006, 08:20:56 AM »
bat,

Nothing you report points to hiv infection. You didn't have a risk of hiv infection.

If you cannot put this out of your mind, you can test now for a conclusive result. 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.

Test - as a matter of routine - and collect what will be a conclusive negative result.

Ann
Condoms are a girl's best friend

Condom and Lube Info  



"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

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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