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Author Topic: Transmision through Mocous Membrane  (Read 1617 times)

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Offline Sri Rejeki

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Transmision through Mocous Membrane
« on: September 27, 2010, 06:23:00 AM »
Dear Experts,

My only Incident:
I was fingering a prostitute. Suddenly I felt itchy in my eyelids.
I rubbed my eyelids with the finger I used for the fingering incident.
Can the transmision happened that way?
I learn that HIV can be transmitted trough mucous membrane?

Thanks in advance for your assesment.

Sri



Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Transmision through Mocous Membrane
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2010, 09:24:43 AM »
That is a not uncommon event and I have never known of transmission to occur in such a manner. I don't expect you to make history by becoming the first. HIV is a fragile virus and is not passed in that manner.
Andy Velez

Offline Sri Rejeki

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Re: Transmision through Mocous Membrane
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2010, 12:43:04 AM »
Hi Andy, thanks a lot for your reply.
Please excuse me, but what do you mean with "that is a not uncommon event"?
Which event do you refer to with the "not uncommon; is it the rubbing my eyelids with the finger (which I have used for fingering), or,
 the event of hiv transmission through eyelids' mocous membrane?

In case that those rubbing my eyelids with the post-fingering finger is the only incident I have, shall I concern and get HIV test for those incident?

Please advise.
Thanks again.

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Re: Transmision through Mocous Membrane
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2010, 01:00:05 AM »
Andy was referring to touching your eyelid after/during fingering, performing oral sex on a woman, or any other sexual activity. The fluids in a female which are considered infectious are located DEEP within the vagina, closer to the cervix area. Even if you were Gene Simmons, you would not be able to reach those fluids with your mouth or finger.

And even if you did, vaginal fluids have never been linked to HIV infection outside the body. Not ever.

There is no reason to get tested. There IS ample reason to educate yourself about what HIV is, what it does (and how) and under what - specific and limited - circumstances.

"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 Sri Rejeki

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Re: Transmision through Mocous Membrane
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2010, 01:28:58 AM »
Dear jkinatl2,

Thanks a lot for your reply/answer.
It helps me a lot.


Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Transmision through Mocous Membrane
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2010, 03:53:24 PM »
I'm glad JK offered further clarification for you of my remarks. You are worrying needlessly. Period.
Andy Velez

 


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