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Offline Telltales

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Two sad incidents
« on: Yesterday at 12:16:37 PM »
Hello and thank you for providing this forum.

I have two worrisome incidents I am wondering whether are worth worrying about:

1) I had a blow job with a condom on done by a sex worker. Part way through she bit me on the penis and it really hurt. The condom is fine so she did not bite through but am I wondering whether maybe if she bit below the condom I may be risking hiv, ie. The bare part of my penis?

2) 5 weeks ago I was having a hand job from a woman sex worker who had just been fingering herself with the same hand. This gave me a UTI which lasted a few days (verified by a doctor). In the last week however I have been experiencing sore armpit/neck intermittently, two red patches with spots on the chest and a sore throat with thrush. I realise masturbation is not an hiv risk per se but these symptoms are bothersome. What is your impression?

Thanks very much

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« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 02:02:36 PM »
Getting a blow job is not a risk nor is masturbation not even a little one .
HIV is sexually transmitted from unprotected anal and vaginal sex .

Here's what you need to know in order 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 sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI.Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

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

Although you did not have a risk and do not need to test for 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. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

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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Re: Two sad incidents
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 03:02:30 PM »
So even if vaginal fluid (as in the handjob) or spit (as in the bite) makes contact with the penis or cuts on the penis you still say no risk?
That is very reassuring but confusing at the same time.

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« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 03:27:26 PM »
So even if vaginal fluid (as in the handjob) or spit (as in the bite) makes contact with the penis or cuts on the penis you still say no risk?
That is very reassuring but confusing at the same time.

HIV is a fragile hard to transmit virus . Once HIV leaves the human body small changes in temperature and PH levels damage the virus and render it unable to infect and this is why sexual fluids are not infectious for HIV once outside the body .

Another reason why vaginal fluids outside the body are not a risk for transmission this way is having hiv present in the first place. The female secretion where hiv has been shown to be present is the cervicovaginal fluid. This fluid is actually a thick mucus that covers and protects the cervix.

The fluid a woman produces when sexually excited comes from the Bartholin's glands, located on either side of the vaginal opening. I have yet to discover one shred of evidence (and believe me, I've looked) that shows this lubricating fluid to have any more hiv present than other bodily secretions such as saliva, sweat or tears. Saliva, sweat and tears are NOT infectious fluids.

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« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 06:38:11 PM »
Thanks that was very thorough.
I know you don't discuss symptoms but in your opinion based on the no/low risk scenarios I provided should I not be concerned about the sore glands and throat (and minor chest rash)? I google these symptoms together and all I see is ARS.
Thanks again. You are very knowledgeable !


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