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Offline hosea420

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hiv ?'s
« on: January 30, 2009, 12:22:01 PM »
6 months ago i meet a girl she is HIV positive with a vl110000, we had sex for the first time protected condom stayed intact.  The only thing im concerned about is that when i remove the condom and i touch my penis with my dry hands and possibly her vaginal secretions on my hands could HIV transmit to me is this form.

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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2009, 12:58:53 PM »
No risk at all. HIV is not transmitted in that manner.

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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2009, 05:36:59 PM »
The risk for HIV transmission sexually is through unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. All of the other stuff -- touching, fingering, masturbating and such are not riskly. Use condoms for intercourse everytime and you will be well protected as far as HIV is concerned. 
« Last Edit: March 11, 2009, 09:33:13 PM by Andy Velez »
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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2009, 10:29:23 PM »
So no need to test but one last question .  So with her vl11000 me using a condom and hiv bein hard to transmit from female to male.  Odds are that I have nothin to worry bout correct? Plus I bought this home hiv test kit it says results in 15 min. It was neg. After I heard those test aren't. Accurate so should I still consider myself to be negative?

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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2009, 05:08:03 AM »
Go back and reread the answers that you have already been given.

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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2009, 06:17:18 AM »
Hosea,

Those rapid home test that you interpret yourself aren't reliable because they tend to give false POSITIVE results. You didn't have one of those. You tested negative and that's no big surprise as you did NOT have a risk for hiv infection.

Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection. There have been long-term studies of couples where one is positive and one is negative. In the couples who used condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, but no barrier for oral activities, not one of the negative partners became infected with hiv. Not one.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple. Read through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use them with confidence.

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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 07:25:37 PM »
So the test i took even tho they arent reliable, even tho it was still negative could i trust that???? Also i would like to know if i didnt use a condom with her, and her Vl was still 11000 could i still have a low risk??  Also i never had a condom break on me, Are they noticeable when they break?? LATEX condom??

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Re: HIV partner condom removal touch tip of penis
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2009, 09:37:03 PM »
You're not listening. You've already been told you had no risk and testing was unnecessary. So what's the difference what test you used!!!

When a condom breaks it's very evident because it ends up looking like a fringed hoop on your penis.

Give it up and get on with your life. Really.
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« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2009, 08:39:17 AM »
Im wondering why is hiv not transmitted from finger, I have heard that vaginal secrtions has the virus as well, so why is it not transmitted from fingering? Also, I heard that hiv is only in the cervic is that correct? If so is that why its only transmitted during unprotected sex?

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« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2009, 09:06:59 AM »
Hosea,

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. Thank you for your cooperation.

Hiv can only latch onto and infect a very few, very specific cell types. These cells are NOT found on your skin, including the skin on your finger. They are also not found in small cuts, hangnails or chewed fingertips.

They ARE found in the urethra (the hole you pee through) and if you have a foreskin, they're found on the part of the foreskin that you cannot see when your forskin is covering the head of your penis.

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: hiv ?'s
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2009, 04:31:59 PM »
Is HIV in the uretrus?? is that why finger with a cut is not an risk for HIV?????

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Re: hiv ?'s
« Reply #11 on: March 11, 2009, 04:43:29 PM »
hosea,

The fluid that a woman produces that has been proven to contain hiv is found on the cervix, which is the opening to the uterus and is deep inside the vagina. Your finger is highly unlikely to come in contact with the cervix. Not one person has EVER been infected through fingering with a cut and you aren't going to be the first.

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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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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: hiv ?'s
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2009, 08:03:13 PM »
so that is why they say that the only way is unprotected sex, because the opening at the tip of the penis would be exposed to the cervix????

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« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2009, 09:39:34 PM »
It is more difficult for HIV transmission to occur from female to male. That is because the virus has to enter through the opening in the tip of the penis or through the inner skin of the uncircumcised penis. That means HIV+ vaginal fluids have a very small area for potential transmission.

Whereas by contrast the potential for exposure to a woman vaginally from an HIV+ man is much greater (or similarly for transmission to a man or a woman anally) and that is why the infection rate is much higher for unprotected women and for men who are penetrated anally without a condom.

I'm also going to say your specific concern has been well addressed. It's not our job to respond to every single doubt you may have.
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« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2009, 12:49:40 PM »
Hello i havent been here in awhile but i have a question and i know that you all might tell me to get a grip/   but i had protected sex with this girl. I would like to know if by any chance could i contract HIV by an abrasion???? I mean i didnt see any torn skin, when i washed off with soap i didnt feel any burning.   Could there be small microscope tears on the base of my penis that could allow for transmission??

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« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2009, 01:56:59 PM »
As long as you used a condom for intercourse there is no cause for concern.

Even if you had an abrasion on your penis the condom will have provided effective protection. There's no cause for concern nor for testing.
« Last Edit: April 09, 2009, 01:58:31 PM by Andy Velez »
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Re: hiv ?'s
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2009, 11:15:40 AM »
IF YOU ARE SOOO WORRIED ABOUT BEING INFECTED, DON'T HAVE SEX WITH A POSITIVE
PERSON. EVERYONE HAS GIVEN YOU GOOD ADVICE. IT IS NOT THAT HARD. DON'T DO IT.
 :'(

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« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2009, 11:23:07 AM »
melloyellow, please follow the posting guidelines of this forum.

■Only those Moderators and members who are authorized to answer questions in the Am I Infected? forum are permitted do so. Unauthorized responses may be deleted without permission of the poster. Repeatedly posting replies of this nature may result in a Time Out or permanent ban, at the discretion of the Moderator Team.

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« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2009, 11:46:39 AM »
Mello, Rod has already told you that you do not have authorization to respond here. Your reply is just the kind of answer we don't want people giving here. The advice you gave is not appropriate which is why I am commenting further for readers who may see this thread. (Mello, don't mistake this response as an invitation to you to respond further).

There is never any way to be absolutely certain about another person's HIV status unless you're in a securely monogamous relationship in which both partners test negative together at a reliable testing point. Even well meaning people don't always know their accurate status.

So the only sure way to address the issue is to always without exception use condoms for vaginal and anal intercourse. Condoms provide very effective protection and using them makes the issue of the other person's HIV status irrelevant.
« Last Edit: April 12, 2009, 11:54:38 AM by Andy Velez »
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Offline hosea420

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« Reply #19 on: June 07, 2009, 08:57:19 AM »
I recieve unprotected oral sex for a very short period of time and she masterbated me using her saliva and lotion.  My question is could i contract HIV from her giving me oral sex? The CDC say oral sex is a risk for HIV, i also read that Hiv is not in saliva unless the person who is giving it has bleeding gums or something.  Im kinda comfused about it. Does it transmit or doesnt it????

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« Reply #20 on: June 07, 2009, 09:26:24 AM »
No risk.

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« Reply #21 on: June 07, 2009, 09:31:33 AM »
Even if she was HIV +? Is it true what they say about saliva? if so why do they say giving oral is risk on CDC??? Im jus trying to get an understanding and a grip on myself

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« Reply #22 on: June 07, 2009, 10:30:58 AM »
If you continue to look for fuel to feed your fears I can promise you'll find plenty of it.

It's unfortunate and even ridiculous that the CDC has chosen to make a comment about possible risk via oral when the solid evidence for decades points to a contrary reality.

No guy has ever become infected by having his dick sucked. Period. And I refuse to get into a discussion as if there is any reality proof to the contrary.

Feed your fears if you want to. You're worrying needlessly. And we're not going to indulge endless handholding with you about this.
Andy Velez

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« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2009, 12:16:05 PM »
im so sorry to bother you all but, i have one more question.  Oral sex, which is risker the person receiving it or the person performing it????

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« Reply #24 on: June 07, 2009, 12:16:47 PM »
because i think i jus wasted my money on one of those Home access tests!!!

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« Reply #25 on: June 07, 2009, 12:48:56 PM »
Home Access Test is FDA approved and reliable.. Yes you wasted your money because you didn't need to test.

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« Reply #26 on: June 14, 2009, 09:43:11 AM »
hey i took my test but it has only been 10 days prior to my last exposure, will it be a reliable answer.? Can HIV be dectected this early??

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« Reply #27 on: June 14, 2009, 10:17:16 AM »
In your case the question is moot since you did not have a risk, as you have been told repeatedly.

If there had been a real risk, which I repeat, you did not have, if there had been a real risk it is possible a test could have come up positive. The average time to seroconversion is 22 days. All but the very smallest number of those who are going to seroconvert will do so within 4-6 weeks after an exposure.

You need to know that you aren't going to be allowed to return repeatedly about a no risk situation without putting yourself at risk for getting a 28 day Time Out.
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