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Author Topic: really concerned....would love some thoughts  (Read 1207 times)

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Offline veggielover

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really concerned....would love some thoughts
« on: September 08, 2010, 07:51:16 PM »
hi,

brief history...I was in a monogamous relationship with my husband for over 20 years.  We are just divorced. I started to "date" again and met a guy.  Stupid me, I haven't had much experience in the dating world and was taken in by him.  I went to his house after a few dates and we got naked.  He put his fingers inside me and I gave him a handjob, and we did a lot of kissing, but we never had intercourse. 

My question is this, can I be at risk for contracting HIV from his fingers being inside of me (say, if he had touched himself and had gotten some semen on his hand), or if I had a small cut (more like scrape) on my hand, or torn cuticles, that he ejaculated into? 

Needless to say, after I told him that we couldn't have intercourse, and that night was over, I never heard from him again.  Lesson learned, don't be so naive!!

I really don't want this one, horrible experience, to have endangered my health or life.  I realize I sound paranoid and scared, truth is I am.

Any help or advice you can offer would be greatly appreciated.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: really concerned....would love some thoughts
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2010, 07:56:37 PM »
Veggie,

Being fingered will not put you at risk of HIV infection. Nor will giving someone a handjob. You don't need to be tested for HIV as a result of this experience.

HIV is transmitted via unprotected vaginal and/or anal sex, sharing contaminated injecting equipment such as needles and syringes and, under certain circumstances, from HIV positive mother to her unborn or nursing infant.

Please take the time to read our Welcome Thread and follow the links to our lessons on HIV transmission.

Regards,

MtD

Offline veggielover

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Re: really concerned....would love some thoughts
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2010, 08:50:57 AM »
Thanks for the help MtD!  I did read the Welcome Thread, and while the rational part of me knew that I wasn't at risk, it sometimes makes you feel better to have someone "tell" you as well.

I appreciate your help!


Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: really concerned....would love some thoughts
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2010, 09:03:45 AM »
Thanks for the help MtD!  I did read the Welcome Thread, and while the rational part of me knew that I wasn't at risk, it sometimes makes you feel better to have someone "tell" you as well.

I appreciate your help!



I'm glad I could help.

Take care,

MtD

 


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