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Author Topic: Strange one - cut foot  (Read 1430 times)

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Offline gst555

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Strange one - cut foot
« on: September 08, 2011, 08:23:08 PM »
Thanks in advance for any advice or info!

Walking without socks in a new pair of shoes all day/night, the middle toe, around the first joint/knuckle basically got rubbed to the point of bleeding. It took a good couple of weeks for the scab to fall off which makes me wonder whether the wound went deeper than I'd thought at the time - when I didn't really pay it much attention. I've also checked the shoe which has blood soaked into it where rubbing was happening. Looking at it now, the skin was broken about half a centimetre across and the 'darkness' of the area under the scab makes me wonder whether it was surprisingly deep.

That evening I saw a csw - and unexpectedly (I don't think she looked beforehand) she put my foot into her vagina - I don't think it was in there for more than a minute or two? Assuming that I'd taken my shoes off only a few minutes before - would this constitute a deep enough and fresh enough wound to merit hiv testing? Does this fall into the category of not possible to contract hiv this way - or unlikely - in which case I would probably get a test.

thanks

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Re: Strange one - cut foot
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 08:42:11 PM »
You are worrying needlessly. The only confirmed sexual risks for the transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. And no, having your toes stuck into her vagina does not qualify as risky intercourse.

There is no need for testing. Get on with your life and just make sure that you always use condoms for intercourse. No exceptions.
Andy Velez

Offline gst555

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Re: Strange one - cut foot
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2011, 05:19:41 AM »
Thanks for the reassurance. I'm a little confused though. Wouldn't this constitute a fresh / bleeding wound? Would there be no risk because the wound's location on top of the joint would mean it couldn't be deep enough for transmission to happen this way?

Thanks for any clarification

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Re: Strange one - cut foot
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2011, 06:00:58 AM »
gst,

Fingering with cuts is not a risk for hiv infection and neither is... er... toeing. Get on with your life.

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Offline gst555

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Re: Strange one - cut foot
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2011, 12:10:30 PM »
Thanks Ann

 


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