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Offline jeff39

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any risk?
« on: January 30, 2011, 06:36:54 AM »
Hi
I am 39 years old male. I gave a woman an oral sex for 5 miniutes. I also put my finger into her vagina for the same time.
Later I checked I had no cuts on my finger. I also applied alcohol on my finger to see if I get a burning sensation presuming that I might have tiny or invisible cuts. No burning sensation at all.
I also have no cuts or sores in my mouth.
Any risk should I worry about?
Thx

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Re: any risk?
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2011, 07:02:42 AM »
Jeff,

Neither going down on a woman nor fingering are risks for hiv infection.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

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.

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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Re: any risk?
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2011, 07:09:51 AM »
Thx Ann
Really appreciate

Offline Ann

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Re: any risk?
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2011, 08:35:22 AM »
Jeff,

You're welcome.

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 jeff39

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Re: any risk?
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2012, 01:13:37 PM »
Hi again
I'm applying for a working VISA and I'm asked to do some blood tests including HIV.
I will do the tests on Monday, but today I woke up with a cold sore on my lower lip. Applying acyclovir cream to the cold sore and it's fading away.
I am just wondering if cold sores can interfere with HIV test like giving a False Positive? Should I delay the tests for a week or so?
Thx in advance.

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Re: any risk?
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2012, 02:08:55 PM »
Jeff, a cold sore will not interfere with or affect the accuracy of your HIV test. Given what you have reported of your recent experience I do expect you to test negative.
Andy Velez

Offline jeff39

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Re: any risk?
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2012, 02:44:23 PM »
Thx Andy for your fast reply, really appreciate.
Just to add as for my recent experience, I tested just for the peace of my mind and it was negative. But when you're stressed you start to ask these stupid irrational "WHAT IF" questions, add to the rubbish found on internet that have nothing to do but to fuel your stress for free.
again a million thanks.


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Re: any risk?
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2012, 05:34:12 PM »
Surfing on the net ends up mostly just feeding your worst fears and all to no good purpose, Jeff.

Your negative test result is no surprise here. Get on with your life and keep those condoms handy for anytime you have vaginal or anal intercourse.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

Offline jeff39

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Re: any risk?
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2012, 01:30:44 PM »
Hi again
I am wondering if rubbing  Penis Vagina with no penetration is a HIV risk? Also if the girl rubbed her vagina with her hand and immediately touched the head of my penis (urethra) with the same hand, is it also a HIV risk?
Thx in advance


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Re: any risk?
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2012, 01:59:56 PM »
Neither rubbing the vagina with your penis nor having your penis touched with vaginal fluids on her hand are risks for HIV.

Listen, it's very simple really. Only unprotected vaginal and intercourse are confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV. As long as condoms are always used correctly for those activities you will be well protected.
Andy Velez

 


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