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Author Topic: 15 sec of unprotected intercourse  (Read 1933 times)

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Offline walle

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15 sec of unprotected intercourse
« on: February 01, 2009, 12:28:42 PM »
Hi,

I was reading through most of the posts and i have found out that it is harder for men to be infected with HIV by another woman. I have a problem. Is it possible if you can help me. I am straight (male). Two nights ago, I had unprotected intercourse with a woman with HIV (dunno when she was infected, probably for a a year) for 10-15 seconds? I was really drunk that i did not have a full erection, probably around 60-70%. I pulled it out once i had a bit of unconsciousness. She later told me she was HIV positive. However, i did not wash it until the next day because i passed out minutes later. What are the chances that i might be infected? I am really scared.

2. The second question is will i be infected if she was infected with HIV 2-3 years ago? Will there be a slight chances that i might not be?

Hope to hear from you soon.


Offline RapidRod

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Re: 15 sec of unprotected intercourse
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2009, 02:28:05 PM »
You put yourself at risk from having unprotected sex. The only way to know your status is by testing.

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Re: 15 sec of unprotected intercourse
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2009, 05:01:50 PM »
Walle, yes, there was risk involved in the situation you have reported. There are some mitigating factors to bear in mind. HIV is a fragile virus and not easy to transmit. It is significantly hard to accomplish from female to male. You had a single and very brief exposure. All of that means the odds are significantly in your favor that you will test negative.

You can test at 6 weeks after the incident to get a preliminary result. Assuming you test negative, which is what I expect, that negative is very unlikely to change when you re-rest at 13 weeks. And you do need to re-test at 13 weeks for a definitive all-clear.

For future reference you need to avoid putting yourself at risk by mixing casual sex with excessive drinking. As long as you always without exception use a condom everytime for intercourse, it doesn't matter if your partner is HIV+ or not because condoms provide every effective protection.

Good luck with your tests. I expect you to come out of this ok.

Cheers. 
Andy Velez

Offline walle

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Re: 15 sec of unprotected intercourse
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2009, 11:57:26 PM »
Thanks Andy,

Your advices really helped me a lot. I ll go and see a doctor in week 6 and 13 just to reconfirm my status. Really appreciate all the people who replied. Thanks.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: 15 sec of unprotected intercourse
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2009, 07:49:25 AM »
I'm glad the exchanges were helpful to you. Good luck with your tests. I expect the results to be happy ones.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

 


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