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Author Topic: Saliva/anus bleeding  (Read 2902 times)

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Offline greentomato

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Saliva/anus bleeding
« on: August 21, 2006, 03:17:39 PM »
Hello everybody.

In the lessons it is stated that "While it is theoretically possible that someone who has an open cut or fresh abrasion on his or her finger or hand can be infected with HIV if coming into contact with blood in the anus or vagina or vaginal secretions, there has never been a documented case of HIV transmission via fingering." but I would like to know about the risk of the person who gets fingered. The reason is two months ago I had an encounter with a man. We kissed, licked breasts and testicles (without comdom) and sucked (with a condom). Besides he put his covered-with-spit fingers into my anus, until I told him to stop because it really hurt. I realized when I got back home that my underwear was stained with blood. The encounter was in a car and it was quite dark so from that time I can't stop thinking that there may be blood in his saliva or had hangnails. In addition, I've read that you must be very careful with inflamed gums and that morning I had visited the dentist, so mine were likely inflamed. From that time I don't feel well from time to time but I don't know if it is simply that I'm getting paranoid.
I've also read in your forum that you recommend at least once a year a complete test. I will take it but independently of this fact, I would like to know if my experience deserves a hiv test and if I was exposed to hiv.
Thank you very much for all the work you are doing here!
Best wishes.
P.



Offline RapidRod

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Re: Saliva/anus bleeding
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2006, 04:11:53 PM »
Zero risk. You don't need to test.

Offline Morgan

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Re: Saliva/anus bleeding
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2006, 06:50:39 PM »
Tomato,

Rod's right, no need to test over this encounter.

That said, sexually active adults should have regular sexual health checkups and be screened for all STD's at least once a year.  More if you're very active.

Use condoms for penetrative sex and you will avoid hiv infection.

Morgan
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Offline greentomato

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Re: Saliva/anus bleeding
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2006, 03:21:17 PM »
Thank you very much for your answers!
Sincerely,
P.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Saliva/anus bleeding
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2006, 03:47:35 PM »
This was as you have been told a no risk situation for HIV. You seem to be pasting some details together to worry yourself unnecessarily. You're not going to make history by becoming the first person to become infected in this manner.

If you are now already or are becoming sexually active it's a good idea to regularly have a full STD panel done. That means at least annually. There are other STDs out there which are much easier to catch than HIV.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline greentomato

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Re: Saliva/anus bleeding
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2006, 05:16:52 PM »
Andy, thank you very much for your answer and advice.
Best regards.
P.

 


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