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Author Topic: hiv risk with precum  (Read 23654 times)

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Offline hotguyinTX

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hiv risk with precum
« on: March 27, 2009, 09:48:32 PM »
One night, I was being poked in my ass by an aggressive top who would not respect my boundaries. He did have plenty of precum and when he nearly got inside me, I made him leave. When I washed my anus, I noticed there was bleeding which was likely the trauma by his poking (and my anus was damn tight!). I know he did not ejaculate (because I stopped it and made him leave out of justified anger) but I am concerned about the risk of contracting hiv through precum.

The risk of HIV infection through precum with oral sex is quite low (and insignificant in general) from what I understand. I am not concerned about that at all. It's my butt I am concerned. Has anyone reported being pozzed by a similiar expereince as I had? He claims to be DDF but I don't trust anyone who makes that claim so I would assume he's POZ.

The comments on internet saying that precum has less HIV concentration than semen are not based on solid research (never seemed to offer studies, just that precum has HIV, not how much it contains HIV) therefore I am not sure and also I am puzzled why viral load seems to make a significant difference according to many current studies because HIV is a virus and hepatatis B is a virus but there seems to be a correlation of viral load and infectivity with HIV but not so with hepatatis (or most viruses, in fact).

Offline RapidRod

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Re: hiv risk with precum
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009, 01:38:23 AM »
You need to test if you had unprotected anal sex.

Offline hotguyinTX

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Re: hiv risk with precum
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2009, 02:17:05 AM »
It happened two weeks ago so I have to wait four more weeks to get tested. I do INTEND to get tested but needed to know what the relative risk is. I hope if I am infected, that my seroconversion won't be as hell as some described.

Last year, I had unprotected sex and two weeks later, came down with "strep" so I took antibiotics yet I kept having fever and rashes on my chest for two more weeks. I literally thought I was becoming POZ but two tests , two months after the illness and one year after the illness - both showed negative.

Oh well. I just hate worrying about the risks... I am sure there's a real risk but what are the odds that I am getting infected with that particular exposure? I don't know.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: hiv risk with precum
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2009, 02:20:47 AM »
We don't guess at HIV on this forum with odds and the number game. You had a risk you test.

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Re: hiv risk with precum
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2009, 07:45:42 AM »
guy,

I wouldn't expect you to end up hiv negative over this incident. You did the right thing by making him stop before he actually penetrated you.

"He claims to be DDF but I don't trust anyone who makes that claim so I would assume he's POZ."

You need to assume ANYONE is hiv positive, until such time as you're 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.

And you also need to know that the majority of poz people aren't lying scumbags. The bigger problem is people who never bother with regular testing and only assume  they are hiv negative. This is why you really do need to assume everyone is poz until PROVEN otherwise.

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. Have a look through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

Ann

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