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Offline canitbe80

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Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« on: October 26, 2010, 03:49:57 PM »
First - my gratitude that such a forum exists; I have already learned so much.

Situation: I was on the prowl after being dumped, but I only play safe (even with oral, extreme, I know). The only thing that transpired was he attempted to give me a hand job and I gave him oral with a condom. The concern I have is I bite my nails terribly. They bleed and are often "open" (if that's the correct term) and I was concerned about if I came into any contact with pre-cum or even his cum if there was a possible risk. I read that HIV has to be transmitted inside as opposed to outside, but I was interested in seeing if I should be concerned.

One last item, is there such a thing as being too fearful of HIV or STDs? Can anyone recommend a source of assistance or material on addressing such fears?

Thanks again and please, keep up the great work!

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Re: Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2010, 04:15:52 PM »
You are worrying needlessly. HIV is a fragile virus and is not transmitted in the manner you are concerned about. So quit biting your nails over that one.

The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are via unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. use condoms everytime for intercourse and you will be well protected.

There's no need for tesitng nor for further concern this time.

Cheers.
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Lube and HIV/STD risk
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2014, 11:04:31 PM »
Evening folks,
Trying to look for some information and thought I'd check with this excellent source. Any risk of HIV / STD exposure from shared lubricant? Situation: he put (his) lubricant in a condom and gave me a hand job and also inserted his fingers (with lube) in my anus. Any risk of transmitting HIV or any other STDs? Oddly enough, not a whole lot of information on the web out there. I assumed at least a few would have shared this thought.
Keep up the great work on here! Your readers really appreciate it!
Have a nice evening.

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Re: Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2014, 11:17:07 PM »
Masturbation and fingering are not risk factors for HIV as Andy already advised . I merged you new thread into your old where you should post all your concerns from now on no matter how long between visits or subject matter , you can find this thread by visiting your profile and selecting show own post and it will take you here . Please read the welcome thread and posting guidelines as there have been some changes since you were last here . Thanks .

The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are via unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. use condoms everytime for intercourse and you will be well protected.

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: Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2014, 11:23:52 PM »
Appreciate the feedback and apologies for the posting confusion. Good info; thanks. Quick question though on the lube question. Is it possible to transmit anything with sharing lubricant? I check your links but didn't see anything (forgive me, I'm blind some days!) Thanks again!

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Re: Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2014, 11:39:09 PM »
If you are saying you used his supply of lube and you are afraid it might be tainted with HIV then you are worrying over nothing . HIV is not infectious outside the human body .
I'm a bit confused by your use on HIS lube and what you mean by it .

If you used his semen as lube inside a condom then that could be a risk for STDS but as far as HIV goes its not a risk  ... Once outside the human body HIV is rendered unable to infect due to small changes in temperature and PH levels .

You did not have a risk for HIV in either scenario and that's a good thing . 

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Re: Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2014, 11:55:56 PM »
Apologies for the confusion; the lube was his supply, not his semen. Could HIV or any other STD have been transmitted through his supply of lube.

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Re: Biting nails (pun intended) over HIV
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2014, 12:02:39 AM »
Apologies for the confusion; the lube was his supply, not his semen. Could HIV or any other STD have been transmitted through his supply of lube.

No ... it was not a risk .

 


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