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Offline gert50

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can you be infected in this manner?
« on: May 25, 2010, 12:21:33 PM »
Hey

A couple of weeks ago i had contact with a 40 year old woman. I fingered her for a many minutes and then took a condom. The woman had tried to put the condom on with her mouth but it was not easy so i did it and touched the head of my penis with where exposed to vaginal fluid. Because i was really scared she took a test a day after our date and she was negative.

Is this an HIV risk ?

Thanks

Gert

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Re: fingering and touching penis
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2010, 01:06:22 PM »
No it was not a risk.

Offline gert50

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Re: fingering and touching penis
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2010, 02:45:31 PM »
Thanks for answering. Do you think it isn't a risk or is there no chance at all?

Kind regards

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Re: fingering and touching penis
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2010, 02:46:24 PM »
Both.

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Re: fingering and touching penis
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010, 02:55:11 PM »
Gert,

You didn't have a risk. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the body during unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse where the virus never leaves the confines of the two people's bodies.

When hiv finds itself outside the body, small changes in temperature, and moisture and pH levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect.

This includes any infected vaginal or seminal fluids you may get on your fingers or hand before touching your penis. You will NOT become infected this way. Not one person ever has and you won't be the first.

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 the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED TO TEST OVER THIS FINGERING AND TOUCHING INCIDENT, 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!

Ann
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Offline gert50

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Re: fingering and touching penis
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2010, 12:18:34 PM »
Thanks An and Teak,

The woman that i am talking about did a test after +-40 days from our encounter. The test is done @ Europe and was a standard Elisa test. I know you said there was no risk but i hope that tis can set my mind at ease.

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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2010, 12:22:23 PM »
Gert,

It won't matter what her test result is - you did nothing to put yourself at risk for hiv infection.

Ann
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"...health will finally be seen not as a blessing to be wished for, but as a human right to be fought for." Kofi Annan

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

Offline gert50

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can you be infected in this manner?
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2010, 08:28:30 AM »
Hey!!

I went to a festival and at the exit there was a fence. While passing I've injured my arm. It was a scratch I've think was not active bleeding. Maybe the end of the scratch was bleeding because the day after the only thing you could see was a brown dot of 2 mm. So maybe it bleeded a little, i don't know. Because it was the exit i couldn't go back to see that there was blood an that fence.

My question is: Is there a possibility of HIV infection true blood that was on that fence and got into my scratch on my arm?

thanks on advance

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Re: can you be infected in this manner?
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2010, 08:57:28 AM »
The answer is absolutely NO!

HIV is a fragile virus. It is not transmitted from environmental surfaces and objects like fences, doorknobs, barbershop nicks and cuts, food, beverages, glasses, utensils and such.

Sexually the only confirmed risks are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. Always use condoms for those activities and you will be well protected.

This time there is no cause for further concern on your part.

Andy Velez

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« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2010, 09:29:00 AM »
Gert,

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread. It doesn't matter how long it has been since you last posted in your thread or if the subject matter is different.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.






It sounds like you're developing an hiv phobia. Better go get that sorted out with a professional face-to-face. We cannot help you with that here.

Ann
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Re: can you be infected in this manner?
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2010, 06:35:04 AM »
I know that i am having an HIV phobia. Ive been seen a psychic for a couple of months but it's really hard to get it of my mind. With the fence cut i know that it is not normal to be scared but when it is on your mind, it's really difficult to put it out. How to do it, i really don't know...

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Re: can you be infected in this manner?
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2010, 06:43:24 AM »
I know that i am having an HIV phobia. Ive been seen a psychic for a couple of months but it's really hard to get it of my mind. With the fence cut i know that it is not normal to be scared but when it is on your mind, it's really difficult to put it out. How to do it, i really don't know...

Gert,

Please tell us you mean a psychologist not a psychic.

MtD

Offline gert50

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« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2010, 07:09:45 AM »
Sorry, i mean a Psychologist. English is not my native language... Talking with that person helps for getting to know yourself but not for my anxiety for HIV. I know that there will be a day that i will be back to normal but the road is really difficult.

Advice is always welcome...

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« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2010, 07:25:25 AM »
Thanks for clearing that up. In English "psychic" and "psychologist" are very different things.

Look Gert, I can only tell you what Ann has told you. You don't have HIV but you do need to get some mental help. Please keep working with your psychologist. We cannot help you with such things.

MtD

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« Reply #14 on: August 11, 2010, 07:20:48 PM »
Hey,

I know it sounds silly, especially because ive been here for other things. At my home we where eating some deepfrozen vegtables (we warm it up of course:)) but there was blood on some things. Ive touched it with my hand and it was really blood ( i exam-ed it).

So we where eating some vegetables where was blood on. Is this a risk for me or my family because i noticed it to late and taught it was someting else and did eat it at first.

So my question: Is the eating from the blood on the vegetables a risk? (small amount of blood) The vegetables where deepfrozen and we heated them.

Thanks.

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« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2010, 07:24:56 PM »
Hey,

I know it sounds silly, especially because ive been here for other things. At my home we where eating some deepfrozen vegtables (we warm it up of course:)) but there was blood on some things. Ive touched it with my hand and it was really blood ( i exam-ed it).

So we where eating some vegetables where was blood on. Is this a risk for me or my family because i noticed it to late and taught it was someting else and did eat it at first.

So my question: Is the eating from the blood on the vegetables a risk? (small amount of blood) The vegetables where deepfrozen and we heated them.

Thanks.

No Gert, consuming blood is not a risk for HIV infection. The freezing and reheating process would have destroyed any HIV present. Your saliva and disgestive system would have destroyed the virus too.

HIV is transmitted via unprotected anal and vaginal sex, through sharing contaminated needles and syringes and, in some cases, from HIV positive mother to her unborn baby.

MtD

Offline gert50

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« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2010, 07:33:27 PM »
OK so the freezing and reheating is enough to destroy all HIV so it cant infect? That where my thoughts too but i just want to be sure.

So if the blood was from an HIV + person the HIV would be non infectious due to the time? The heating kills the virus or is it the freezing? I ask this because Ive read that HIV stays active in freezed blood...

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« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2010, 07:41:31 PM »
OK so the freezing and reheating is enough to destroy all HIV so it cant infect? That where my thoughts too but i just want to be sure.

So if the blood was from an HIV + person the HIV would be non infectious due to the time? The heating kills the virus or is it the freezing? I ask this because Ive read that HIV stays active in freezed blood...

Gert,

You're being a bit ridiculous here. Your frozen veg is not tainted with HIV positive blood.

These are issues you should be discussing with your psychologist.

MtD

Offline gert50

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« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2010, 10:07:09 AM »
It isn't ridiculous in my eyes. I only want to be sure there is no risk EVEN if there was a small amount of HIV blood on the veg...

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« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2010, 10:45:30 AM »
gert,

Well, in OUR eyes you ARE being ridiculous. Hiv is a fragile virus. Small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect. Hiv is not transmittable when it is outside the human body.

If you read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to, you will have read the following posting guideline:

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Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.


Please consider yourself warned!

Ann
« Last Edit: August 12, 2010, 10:51:49 AM by Ann »
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HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

 


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