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Author Topic: Unprotected sex  (Read 1436 times)

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Offline stupidd

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Unprotected sex
« on: June 02, 2010, 12:38:32 AM »
well, lets start by saying as far as i know i am a perfectly healthy 25 year old male...that being said..back in nov of '09 i had unprotected sex with a woman for about 1 minute, i am circumsized, and i did ejaculate when we had sex...around x-mas in '09 i started getting a soar throat, my knees hurt and leg hurt,  i went to the drs in jan '10 and got a blood test, was diagnosed with nasal infection, all blood test cme back good...couple of days later my right upper stomach hurt it felt like it was on fire.....also have a dark rash on penis now that drs dont know what it is....the woman i had sex with said she didnt have any std;s and she does have a kid..

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Re: Unprotected sex
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2010, 12:48:59 AM »
Your risk, though VERY low, was legitimate. Unprotected vaginal sex CAN lead to STDs, including HIV. However, the risk is far lower for the male than the female in vaginal sex.

Since you are obviously concerned enough to post here, I would recommend an STD screening. It has been long enough so that any test would be considered definitive. You are most likely going to be negative, but for peace of mind, a test might be a good idea - also, I always recommend that sexually active people get a full STD screening (including HIV) no less than twice a year.

PS: Lots of positive folk have kids. Many positive women have healthy HIV-negative children after they seroconvert.

"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Unprotected sex
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2010, 06:55:13 AM »
I agree with JK that your risk was low. But low risk is not the same as no risk so to be prudent getting tested is a good idea. Since the incident was quite sometime ago, you can get tested anytime now and get a reliable result.

You do need to learn from this experience. You can have intercourse with anyone you want to.But  you need to do it the safer way and that means always and with no exceptions, using condoms. They provide very effective protection against HIV transmission.

Good luck with your test. I expect you to test negative.
Andy Velez

 


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