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Offline trsisko

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HIV and CSW exposure
« on: April 28, 2011, 03:04:14 PM »
I have been getting tested yearly for STD's and have some far not had a problem. However, I recently had sex with a CSW and around three or four days later I woke up at 3am and nearly fainted and had never felt like this before.

I kissed and fingered (No Risk), however I also performed protected sex on the sex worker. Though this was protected, the condom felt a little big for my penis and she was on top. I'm a little worried that i may have got something.

It appeared to be intact when i'd finished. However, I didnt take it off for a few minutes. I'm concerned I may have put myself at risk and the fainting maybe a symptom of the flu/Ars.

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Re: HIV and CSW exposure
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2011, 03:17:39 PM »

You did NOT have a risk for hiv infection. It doesn't matter if the condom was a bit loose, it was covering the head of your penis and that is what is important.

Don't bother coming back with whatiffs about your symptoms. Neither the presence nor absence of symptoms means a single thing where hiv is concerned. The only thing that matters is risk factors and test results. You did NOT have ANY risk factors for hiv.

If you continue to feel unwell, see a doctor. Whatever is going on has nothing to do with hiv as you did NOT have a risk for hiv infection.

Here's what you need to know in order to remain hiv negative:

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 SPECIFIC 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!

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Offline trsisko

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Sex while on Period!
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2011, 07:03:35 PM »
I stupidly had sex with a girl last night while she was on her period - she failed to inform me! I noticed in the dark when i saw blood on the condom and freaked out! I wore a condom for protected vaginal and oral sex. However, I have concerned as blood managed to get onto my scrotum and I had to wash this off and it appear over my hands!

I'm deeply worried now and she has a full STD check next Thursday anyway. However, I'm not sure i believe her! Should i get tested?

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Re: HIV and CSW exposure
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 10:22:08 PM »
First of all, I have merged your threads here. In the future please follow our rule and keep any entries in this same thread.

It doesn't matter if she was flowing like Niagara. The important thing is that you had a condom on for intercourse. Seeing the blood must have shocked you, but condoms do provide very effective protection even if the woman is menstruating.

You are worrying needlessly. And no, you don't need to get tested because of this incident. However, if you are sexually active we do recommend that you have a full STD panel done at least once a year. Other stds are much easier to acquire than HIV.
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Offline trsisko

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Re: HIV and CSW exposure
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2011, 09:01:41 PM »
Thanks for all the advice, im just gonna get a yearly check up in march as per usual. i have learned to ignore the little stories i make in my head...i am no expert.


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