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Author Topic: Trying to work through it  (Read 78 times)

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Offline richardccna

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Trying to work through it
« on: Yesterday at 11:24:03 PM »
First off, let me thank you for all you do here.   I'm trying to work through a possible exposure (though after studying other responses here I may be way over thinking this)   So, here's the deal:

Several weeks ago i had an encounter with a total stranger.   We started with mutual masturbation and there was a fair amount of precum.  His and mine both.  I bring this up because my concern was HIV infected precum getting into the urethra.  I've read some on here, so I think that may not be a big deal.   After that, we engaged in mutual masturbation.  Of course, the precum was slicking things up but I'm no really worried about this part.   After that, we engaged in frot (rubbing) for a good amount of time.   When he got up, I noticed that there was semen on my groin/lower stomach area.   He claimed it was mine but I know better.   I hadn't finished yet.   Wiped that up with a towel and then I finished myself.  Wiped that up too.   After that, we talked for about 10 min and I left. 

Here is the part that is getting me.  After I left, i was in my car and I reached down to scratch an itch in my groin area.  I noticed that that area was still a little moist (possibly sweat, it was totally summer outside) and then I stupidly put my fingers on/in my mouth, totally not thinking.  As soon as I did it I felt my face flush.   Thinking, "you idiot!".   My dental health is certainly not meth mouth, but I do have 2 deep cavity areas and I'm sure the gum in those areas are not great either.   They are scheduled to be fixed later in Sept but obviously that is after my event.  So, my fear is that some infectious HIV was on my groin area and then I put it in my mouth, like a fool.

Yes, since then I have had odd "symptoms" but I am refusing to relate that to this.  I took an Oraquick swab test at home at 10 weeks (I think it was actually 12 but I can't be sure so I chose the shortest time I could confirm) and it was Neg.  Do I need to retest?   Is there ANY chance of infectious HIV getting in my mouth (or urethra) from what I listed?   I think I already know your response but I guess typing is somewhat therapeutic for my paranoia.   LOL.    Again, thanks for all you do for us worriers. 

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Re: Trying to work through it
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 11:38:06 PM »
You have not had even the slightest risk.  HIV is a very fragile virus that is damaged immediately when outside of the host.  This is why sexual fluids are NOT infectious outside of the body.  It doesn't matter what fluid touched you as it was not infectious.  You have not had a risk and you do not need to test over this incident.


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« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 11:43:18 PM »
Thanks for the fast response Joe.  After reading quite a few posts, I had a feeling that would be your response.   Guess I just needed to hear it from folks who know this way better than I.   You guys are great!    Have a great evening!   I'm going to bed now, worry free.  No really...    ;-)


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