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Offline Mrhands

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Possible exposure?
« on: March 31, 2008, 11:17:41 AM »
Hi, I'm new here.

What's the risk of transmitting HIV through anal sex, which wasn't actually "sex"? Both for insertive and receptive (if it can be called that due to the fact there was no penetration). There was no penetration or any visible cum or precum.

Also, how possible is transmission with using the electrical shaver (for facial beard) with another person for once or twice, if there was no blood or cum on it?

All this assuming both persons were HIV+
« Last Edit: March 31, 2008, 11:21:59 AM by Mrhands »

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2008, 02:08:58 PM »
If there was no penetration then it wasn't anal intercourse. Maybe you're talking about rubbing which is not a risk. Nor is sharing an electric razor.

Read our lesson on transmission. There's a link to it in the welcome thread which opens this section.
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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2008, 06:17:51 PM »


What's the risk of transmitting HIV through anal sex, which wasn't actually "sex"? Both for insertive and receptive (if it can be called that due to the fact there was no penetration).

Handy-

I'm really curious how one engages in anal sex without its being sex. Are you inferring oral/anal contact (analingus)?

There is no risk for transmission of HIV through eating ass, but it is risky for other nasties such as HepA & B, parasites and the usual suspects of bacterial STDs.
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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2008, 02:18:20 PM »
I meant kinda like jamming dick into ass and touching rectum, but without penetrating it.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2008, 02:40:54 PM »
I meant kinda like jamming dick into ass and touching rectum, but without penetrating it.

It sounds like you're referring to frottage. As HIV is transmitted inside the body, with no actual insertion there is no risk.

Frot is one of many different kinds of safer sex options that don't involve using a condom, and has its adherents.

Know your limits and those of your partner(s). If you're going to engage in anal/vaginal intercourse, use a condom and plenty of water-soluble lube.
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Offline Mrhands

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Non-penetrational?
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2008, 05:48:34 PM »
I touched a girl's vagina with my penis, but I didn't actually penetrate her. I tired sliding my penis into it, but it barely entered, even my head wasn't in the vag completely. Also, no sperm involved. Do I have a reason to be worried? HIV Status unknown, also no condom used, obviously. This happened like 7 years ago

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Re: Non-penetrational?
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2008, 05:54:13 PM »
Your questions won't be answered until you put it in your orginal thread.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2008, 06:58:25 PM »
MR., I've merged your threads. Please follow our rule and keep all of your entries in this same thread.

You say you didn't penetrate and then you say it "barely entered." Either way I don't see this as having been a risky situation. Yet you have been carrying around your concern for seven years!

If you have been sexually active during the interim then I suggest what we tell everyone: if you are sexually active it's a good idea to to at least annually have a full STD panel done. Otherwise I don't see what you have described as a risky incident escept in theory.

And if you are sexually active make sure that everytime you have vaginal or anal intercourse you are using a condom. No exceptions.


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Offline Mrhands

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2008, 07:03:40 PM »
Thank you Andy

Here I am in my own topic again and I'm on behalf on my friend, who wanted to register on the forums but sadly cannot due to him having internet issues. This is how he described his "event":

He was in Amsterdam 2 months ago and during his stay, he visited a caffeteria, where he went to visit the toilets. He said there was a guy before him, for who he thought was a transvestite. The toilet rim had some urin on it, so he used the paper towels to clean it, but cannot clearly remember whether urin came on his hands as well. After wiping the rim, he washed his hands with water and then took a pee. His concer here is: Was he at risk of HIV exposure? Is there HIV present in human excrements, such as faeces and/or urin?

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2008, 08:14:57 PM »
HIV is not transmitted by urine. Take the time and read the lesson section. You can find the link in the "Welcome" thread.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2008, 08:59:49 PM »
HIV is not transmitted via urine nor from environmental surfaces such as a toilet seat, doorknobs, utensils, furniture and/or anything else you can throw into the mix. Nor does it matter if the urine was from an HIV+ person.

Your friend was absolutely not at risk. Period.
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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2008, 07:23:50 AM »
Thanks, both of you :) That ought to calm him down

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2009, 12:14:59 PM »
Is it possible to contract HIV via hand contact with your penis tip (not the skin, but the meaty part)/top of urethra? Assuming there was a HIV infected fluid on the hands. In this case, HIV could enter the urethra or get absorbed through the tip.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2009, 12:21:50 PM »
Hands,

No. What you're talking about is either masturbation, or mutual masturbation where another person is touching your penis. Neither is a risk for hiv infection. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that, sexually speaking, is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse, where the virus never leaves the confines of the two bodies. When hiv finds itself outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect. Hiv is not transmitted via objects in the environment, and those objects include hands.

You did not have a risk when having any part of your penis touched, even if the hand had semen on it.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple! Read through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use them correctly and with confidence.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2009, 12:29:01 PM »
Thanks, Ann, for a quick and useful reply :)

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« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2009, 12:32:57 PM »
Hands, you're welcome.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #16 on: December 24, 2009, 02:45:33 PM »
Hello,

earlier today I was in a bar and went to the toilet. I noticed some blood and tooth fragments in the urinal, as well as blood in the sink. I washed my hands in the sink and I think I touched the blood. Due to cold, I have dry skin and some cracks on my skin, which I think are not bleeding. Is it possible in any way to contract HIV this way, assuming the person bleeding was poz?

Thanks

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #17 on: December 24, 2009, 03:29:31 PM »
No. Absolutely not. No risk whatsoever even if the blood you touched was HIV+. HIV is a fragile virus which does not remain viable on environmental surfaces.

You are worrying needlessly.

Forget about it and get on with your life.
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Offline Mrhands

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2009, 03:46:08 PM »
Yeah, I try to do that. The problem is, that everytime I even presume I was at risk (which later turns out to be unnecessary), I get kinda "obsessed" with it and become paranoid. Might as well go and get tested just to "cure" it.

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Re: Possible exposure?
« Reply #19 on: December 24, 2009, 03:53:36 PM »
Yah, getting tested is one solution.

Another might be to have some conversation with a counselor or other professional about a recurring pattern you seem to have of worrying unnecessarily about HIV, particularly since you have been coming here long enough to know what's a risk and what isn't. 
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