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Offline al carr

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help
« on: January 20, 2009, 11:54:29 AM »
can someone tell me where to ask my question please

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Re: help
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2009, 12:00:03 PM »
al,

Click on the New Topic button found in the upper right hand corner of the main Am I Infected Forum page.

And make sure you read our Welcome Thread, paying close attention to our posting guidelines, BEFORE posting. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Re: help
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2009, 12:07:22 PM »
thanks ann.  you all heard it before but i have to ask,i got oral from a guy in a gh in oct.also i tryed to insert into him i dont think i did, but in worse case if i did it was only  a min or i tryed for a min.dont know his status had drugs for all other stds ect. only thing is hiv im worried sick ,im married  she doesn t know  haven t had sex with her what are my chances that im infected??? help my head hurts cant do anything

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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2009, 12:20:30 PM »
al,

I merged your post and my reply from another thread where you initially posted.

If you'd bothered to read the Welcome thread like I asked you to, (I could see you go directly from that thread into posting a new thread) you would have known that getting a blowjob is not a risk for hiv infection. Never has been, never will be.

And I rather doubt you put your penis into an anus without your knowledge. Anuses are notoriously tight. Rubbing your penis on the outside of an anus is also refered to as frottage,  and frottage is NOT a risk for 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 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 I DO NOT SEE ANY NEED FOR TESTING OVER THIS 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.

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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Re: help
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2009, 12:40:05 PM »
al,

I merged your post and my reply from another thread where you initially posted.

If you'd bothered to read the Welcome thread like I asked you to, (I could see you go directly from that thread into posting a new thread) you would have known that getting a blowjob is not a risk for hiv infection. Never has been, never will be.

And I rather doubt you put your penis into an anus without your knowledge. Anuses are notoriously tight. Rubbing your penis on the outside of an anus is also refered to as frottage,  and frottage is NOT a risk for 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 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 I DO NOT SEE ANY NEED FOR TESTING OVER THIS 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.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple.

Ann

and what if i did enter him for a min max  would that make it a risk???



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Re: help
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2009, 01:07:48 PM »
It's not clear. Do you have a further question?
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« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2009, 10:21:53 AM »
ann you wrote me a reply awhile ago,thank you you said no need to get tested my question is.i have shoulder acehs and sore muscles,its been about 31/2 months since my encounter,dont think  I penatrated him what do you think

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Re: help
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2009, 10:33:12 AM »
Hi,

I've merged your threads. Please follow our rule and keep all of your entries in this same thread.

As you have been told previously there was no risk in the incident you are concerned about. It's highly unlikely that you would have inserted yourself without realizing it. However, there's a very simple solution to the question since you are more than 3 months past the incident. Get tested and collect the negative result we expect you to receive. That way you can remove any of the lingering doubts which seem to be still be bothering you.

As for your "symptoms," discuss them with your doctor. There is nothing in any way HIV-specific about them. That's no surprise because I don't see that you did anything that put you at risk. But get tested, collect your negative and move on past this concern.
Andy Velez

Offline al carr

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« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2009, 10:50:03 AM »
Thanks, too scared to get tested ill have to get over it and  move  on  you and ann seem to know alot about the topicand are sayiny the same thing  hopefully over time ill move on  again thank you both  for the replies

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« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2009, 11:01:08 AM »
Al,

I've already given you my opinion and nothing you posted today gives me a reason to change it.

Like Andy says, see a doctor if you feel unwell. It's nothing to do with hiv.

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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