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Offline para

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Is this Possible? Pretty Worried!!
« on: June 02, 2009, 02:24:25 PM »

About a month ago I slept with a girl in SE Asia, she was not a prostitute and appeared to be very clean and healthy, she said she always used a condom when sleeping with people. I had sex with her about 5 times and every time I used a condom and checked it afterward. However one time after sex I went to the bathroom to wash my hands but briefly touched the tip of my penis first (nowhere near the pee hole), after realising I had done this I washed my penis quickly in water. I have no cuts anywhere that I am aware of. The girl also gave me 1 blowjob unprotected for about 10 seconds, I didnt think this put me at risk but have since read different elsewhere.

Is it possible for HIV to be contracted touching this area? I have been feeling in good health however over the last week I had a red dotted flat spots on my chest area which has caused me to become very alarmed. The dots went away after about 8 days but is now back, this is worrying me quite a bit. I also have a mouth ulcer which feels like a lump in my throat, I'm almost 100% that I have had this for before however. (ulcer)

I'm really worried now and anything that seems to be not 100% I am relating to HIV infection!

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Re: Is this Possible? Pretty Worried!!
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2009, 04:56:22 PM »

Nothing you bring to us was a risk for hiv infection. Unless you've been having unprotected intercourse with ANYONE that you haven't told us about, you have not been at risk. Condoms have been proven to prevent his infection and it doesn't matter if you touched your penis afterwards.

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.

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!

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Re: Is this Possible? Pretty Worried!!
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2009, 06:10:47 PM »
Thank you for your reply,

I have always used a condom for any intercourse I have had. I am just worried mainly about the rash/dots as it is mainly in my chest area and I read that this is a symptom in primary infection.

I intend to go to the dr about it and will mention all this to them, but can't quite build up the courage to go yet in case they tell me something I  don't won't to hear. 

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Re: Is this Possible? Pretty Worried!!
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2009, 10:57:50 PM »
If protected sex is all you have had then you have nothing to worry about..so get yourself to the Doctors and get the rash checked out.

As long as you keep using protection and have yearly checks for STD's you will be fine.

Never knock on deaths door..ring the bell and run..he really hates that.

Offline para

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Re: Is this Possible? Pretty Worried!!
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2009, 02:22:59 PM »
thank you for your replies,

I'm just really finding it difficult to get courage for the dr's. The rash or dots I have are really similar to the pictures I have seen online and are only in my chest area, this is causing me a lot of stress!


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Re: Is this Possible? Pretty Worried!!
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2009, 03:41:00 PM »
It's totally a mistake to go by those pictures and then self-diagnose. That's what I call BAD MEDICINE.

And you didn't have a risk for HIV transmission based on what you have reported.

You are worrying needlessly about HIV.
Andy Velez


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