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Offline kaine

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pre-cum
« on: February 28, 2009, 05:02:36 PM »
I was fondling an erect penis with an open graze on my hand he had pre-cum, whats the risk?   I am very anxious
« Last Edit: February 28, 2009, 07:24:30 PM by kaine »

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2009, 05:46:48 PM »
You didn't have a risk.

Offline kaine

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2009, 05:47:38 PM »
Thank you very much, by the way love the picture lol :D

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2009, 06:20:37 PM »
What if I had a cut instead of a graze would that have been riskier?

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2009, 06:24:27 PM »
No. Are you changing your story now?
NB. Any advice about HIV is given in addition to your own medical advice and not intended to replace it. You should never make clinical decisions based on what anyone says on the internet but rather check with your ID doctor first. Discussions from the internet are just that - Discussions. They may give you food for thought, but they should not direct you to do anything but fuel discussion.

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2009, 06:30:07 PM »
Thnx, and no just searching for re-assurance.

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2009, 07:03:28 PM »
Fondling or masturbating a guy, even to ejaculation, is absolutely not a risk for HIV transmission. No, not even if you had a fresh nick, bruise or cut on your hand. HIV is a fragile virus and sexually needs the kind of receptive setting which an unprotected vagina or anus provide.

You are worrying needlessly.
Andy Velez

Offline kaine

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2009, 07:09:31 PM »
Thank you for taking the time to reply to what now seems a paranoid worry, hopefully others will read this and also be relieved. 

Fear of AIDS and HIV is a serious concern for those people who think themselves positive.

 
« Last Edit: February 28, 2009, 07:28:48 PM by kaine »

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2009, 07:26:03 PM »
Yes, it is a serious concern. But as long as you consistently use latex condoms for intercourse you really don't have to worry about sexual transmission of HIV.

Unfortunately there is a lot of scary misinformation on the web and elsewhere.
Andy Velez

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2009, 07:29:16 AM »
Kaine,

I agree with Rodney and Andy that you had absolutely no risk for hiv infection in the activity you describe.

Along with reading the Transmission Lesson linked to in our Welcome Thread, 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 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 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.

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: pre-cum
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2009, 05:22:16 PM »
Thnx Ann

Offline kaine

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2009, 02:37:04 PM »
My appologies if i over stepped the rules of the of this site, I thought that the purpose of each thread was to promote discussion between all members?

I had read the welcome thread before posting, as it is only curtious to.



« Last Edit: March 02, 2009, 02:49:26 PM by kaine »

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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2009, 02:53:25 PM »
Kaine,

This section of these forums is run very differently than the rest and with good reason. Many years ago when we allowed anyone to respond to transmission and testing questions, there was far too much wrong information being bandied about and all it did was confuse everyone. Please abide by our posting guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

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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Re: pre-cum
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2009, 02:54:34 PM »
I understand 100% and forgive me?

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