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Offline brocol

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blood involved
« on: January 25, 2007, 03:57:23 PM »
Hello to all,

my question on a exposure to blood:
First I want to make clear Im informed about hiv and after reading the transmission lesson I'm even more in doubt.
It happened to me that i had this incident when a difficult walking man touched my face, mouth exactly, in a crowded bus. The worst thing was I tasted blood on my lips moments after it. Im a careful person and afraid of this, because I dont know what to think next...
what I do know that there is a chance of transmission when this man is a hiv+, I've read something about 0,1% chance when there is a mucuous contact with fresh blood.
Is this going to chance when i have a cut in my mouth? or is this a case of worrying un-neccesseraly?

hope don't need any testing

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2007, 04:03:49 PM »
This incident is totally in the if if IFFY domain.

Theoretically almost anything can be considered a potential risk. But in the real world of HIV you were absolutely not at risk for transmission. HIV is a very fragile virus and if it was transmittable in the kind of everyday occurence you're concerned about we would have known about it long before today.

No, you were not at risk.

And no, you don't have to get tested. Period.
Andy Velez

Offline brocol

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2007, 04:28:42 PM »
I understand the fact that transmission occurs only when there is unprotected intercourse, use of used injection needles
still why are there people who didn't participated in those activities and yet got infected?
aren't there other ways?

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2007, 04:30:58 PM »
Yes there are.  But yours isnt one of them, and thats really what you should focus on isnt it.
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline brocol

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2007, 04:37:12 PM »
yes, and actually it is when Im thinking of this nasty habit I developed.
I use saliva to clean my backars, and once I have done that after kissing with someone.

I suppose saliva is inhibitious enough for some particles hiv?

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2007, 04:38:10 PM »
You're "dabbling" here with your initial question today, which offers no specific information about a particular and confirmed incident of transmission. .

Use condoms everytime you have intercourse and don't share needles if you're doing drugs. That'll pretty much cover any risks for you regarding HIV.

I actually don't understand what "clean my backars" refers to. Your saliva does have an inhibitory element which prevents HIV transmission and kissing is absolutely not a risk for transmission. Period. 
« Last Edit: February 08, 2007, 04:40:53 PM by Andy Velez »
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Offline brocol

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2007, 04:45:13 PM »
alright i mean rectum, my anus, then its clear what i mean
 :-X

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2007, 04:48:48 PM »
Still no chance for HIV transmission in that method.  The backars one i mean.
LIFE is not a race to the grave with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well-preserved body, but, rather to skid in broadside,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming--WOW! WHAT A
RIDE!!!

Offline brocol

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2007, 04:54:20 PM »
woow
what a quick answering,
I was worried it could be when i would have touched blood anus,
but that's no something i could control

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2007, 06:29:26 PM »
Your mind is working way overtime to no good purpose.

Kissing is NOT a means of transmission for HIV. And having kissed someone and then wiped your anus with your own saliva still wouldn't be a risk for HIV. Period.
Andy Velez

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Re: blood involved
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2007, 07:28:13 PM »
Brocol,

You were warned when you created the account Buraze that you would be banned if you created more new accounts. To date, your accounts also include dodaca and Henny

You are now permanently banned from further access to these forums. I suggest you seek face-to-face counseling to help you deal with your anxieties.

Ann
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