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Author Topic: plz clarify the cconfusion  (Read 866 times)

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Offline happydreams718

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plz clarify the cconfusion
« on: January 30, 2015, 05:21:51 PM »
Hello to all!! Thank you guys for taking the time out to read my post. This is an awesome sight your knowledge and responses are greatly appreciated.  I know that the topic of HIV and oral is very controversial, some say there is a risk, others say very low, and some don't believe there's a risk at all.  Knowing this can be very nerve wrecking, I have received so many different answers regarding HIV transmission via oral and that's why I came to your site to get your opinion.  Here's my story I am a woman who is into women.  Recently I met a female, we connected, and she performed oral on me for a few minutes.  Unfortunately I found out from a mutual friend that she is positive.  She did not inform me of her status and after hearing about it from someone else I asked her, but she denied it.  I'm a little uneasy about the situation.  I am definitely going to be tested for STD next week because I know those are easier to catch via oral.  My question is should I be worried about this episode, what if she really  is HIV positive, should I even be tested for HIV?  And if there is no risk why is there so much conflicting info online?  It just brings unnecessary stress.   

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Re: plz clarify the cconfusion
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2015, 05:39:36 PM »
Your saliva contains over a dozen enzimes and proteins which form a very effective barrier to the transmission of viable HIV. If you decide to get tested for your own peace of mind, I certainly expect you to test negative.

Other STDs are much easier to acquire than HIV, so if you are sexually active it's a good idea to at least annually have a full STD panel done. But as far as HIV is concerned I think you are worrying needlessly at this point. 
Andy Velez


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