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Offline lechero160

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Obsessed and need to test
« on: November 21, 2008, 07:18:10 AM »
Hi eveyone, I wanted to know if you could assess my risk. This is my situation. I received unprocted oral sex from a female who I don't know (a hooker). I finished in her mouth, does that pose any risk of HIV contraction? It's been 4 months since the incident and I have expirienced only tongue stinging sometimes. Any replies would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Some Advice Needed
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2008, 07:37:17 AM »
Lech,

Getting a blowjob, no matter if you came or not, is NOT a risk for hiv infection. Not one person has ever become infected this way and you won't be the first.

If your tongue worries you, see your doctor or dentist. It's nothing to do with hiv.

Along with reading the Transmission Lesson linked to in our Welcome Thread, here's what you need to know in order to remain hiv negative:

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

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Offline lechero160

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Re: Some Advice Needed
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2008, 12:59:06 PM »
thank You for your help with this. I know a lot of people ask the same question regarding Oral and I think it's nice to have a response giving you confidence.

Again thanks

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Re: Some Advice Needed
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2008, 01:14:41 PM »
I agree totally with Ann's assessment of your non-risk.

Just want to add that the term "hooker" has a rather pejorative edge to it. Sex worker is considered a more appropriate term these days. Since you had your penis in her mouth, you might want to accord that person and yourself a bit more respect by using a less throwaway term. Just saying...

Cheers.
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Re: Some Advice Needed - To Andy
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2008, 01:45:44 PM »
Hi Andy,

Sorry about using the wrong phrase, you make sense. So would you agree with Ann about not having to get an HIV test for my exposure?

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Re: Some Advice Needed
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2008, 01:58:46 PM »
As Ann has advised you do not need an HIV test. You were never at risk.

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Re: Some Advice Needed
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2008, 05:54:34 PM »
There's absolutely no need for an HIV test when you haven't done anything that put you at risk. Nada. Zilch.

Give up the drama and get on with your life.
Andy Velez

Offline lechero160

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Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2008, 05:50:23 PM »
I guess next week I will go and get a test. I am well over the 3 months period now, close to 5 months since unproctected insertive oral. I know I have been advised of no risk but like many others I too am anxious. The only symptoms I have started just about a week ago, burning lips and tongue but I think just to be able to move on I will have to do get my negative results. 

Any replies in hopes to calm be down would be greatly appreciated.

This weekend, the wait will be long... :)

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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2008, 06:07:07 PM »
Lech,

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. You can be as obsessed as you like, just adhere to our posting guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

You'd do yourself a better service by going to a doctor with your concerns, because they're nothing to do with hiv. If you want to throw your money away on unnecessary testing, go ahead. Bankrupt yourself, knock yourself out.

Just don't think you'll be allowed to use this forum to go on and on about your no risk blowjob. When you read the posting guidelines, pay particular attention to this one:

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Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.

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"...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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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2008, 06:24:48 PM »
I will read the welcome thread and you are right. I will just make an appt to see my doctor on monday about my symptoms. Throwing money away especially these times is crazy.

Thanks Ann I know I have been a pain in this forum

Lech

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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #10 on: December 28, 2008, 09:50:14 PM »
I have had an acne breakout a few months after an unprotected blowjob. can this be HIV related? I have been advised of no risk but since the acne breakout I have had them on my face, neck and head. 

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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2008, 10:04:41 PM »
See a dermatologist for your acne. You didn't have a risk of contracting HIV and acne has nothing to do with HIV.

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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2008, 07:08:26 AM »
...and you're not going to have symptoms of HIV infection because you haven't done anything that put you at risk. As you have been told several times, although you don't seem to be listening. No risk, no testing needed. Period.
Andy Velez

Offline lechero160

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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2008, 08:10:40 AM »
does getting a blowjob change my risk if I am not circumcized?

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Re: Obsessed and need to test
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2008, 11:31:09 AM »
lech,

NO! Getting a blowjob is NOT a risk for hiv infection no matter what sort of details you can think up.

You got your dick sucked. It's not a risk for hiv, so get over it already.

If you're worried about your skin or anything else, see your doctor. It's nothing to do with hiv.

Keep coming back with more questions about this no risk blowjob and you'll be given a time out. This is your last warning.

Ann
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"...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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