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Offline daje

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Any risk of infection?
« on: October 06, 2011, 07:33:32 AM »
Hey guys,
I read the welcome thread and many post here on the forum, but I can't really find my situation...

So, here's what I'm worried about

1) I (male) received unprotected Oral from a male -> no HIV infection risk, right?!

Then we hat protected anal sex for like 30 sec... I recognized some feces on my condom, so I stopped the anal sex and took off the condom. So the other guy started giving me a handjob without condom.
I think he might have touched his feces.

-> Is there an HIV infection risk, if he had anal secretions on his hand while giving me a handjob?

[I only read its no risk with vaginal fluids, but anal secretion is more infectious than vaginal fluid..]

2) I touched the clitoris of a female sex worker and then maybe touched my eye or my mouth a few minutes later.. -> no risk, am i right?!?


So i do worry about my "Exposure 1"... because of the anal secretions on his hand while giving me the handjob...

Moreover I would like to now if there is a window period for other stds like hepatitis, chlamydia, syphilis etc. as well?!?

I got tested for HIV with a 4. generation Duo test 5 1/2 weeks after my "Exposure 1" - negative.

Thanks for your answer!!

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2011, 07:51:32 AM »
You never had a risk of contracting HIV in any of the situations you have mentioned.

Offline daje

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2011, 07:59:54 AM »
Thank you!

The only thing I was worrying about was the fact that anal secretion is much more infectious than vaginal secretion.

...And of course I got some symptoms a few weeks after my exposure.. but if you say I had no risk, the symptoms might be because of anxiety..


So it is really true that only unprotected vaginal/anal sex, needle sharing and mother-child can cause HIV?

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2011, 08:21:23 AM »
daje,

Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse where the virus never leaves the confines of the two bodies.

Once outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect.

For this reason, his hand could be dripping in cum or anal fluids when he masturbated you and it would not pose a risk. Similarly, your hand could be dripping in vaginal fluids when you touch any part of your body and it would not pose a risk.

And you're right, getting a blowjob is not a risk for hiv infection. Not only is saliva not infectious, but it also contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that damage hiv and render it unable to infect.

You can test for most other STIs ten days to two weeks after an event, or sooner if you develop a discharge from your penis. Keep in mind that not everyone has symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea. Syphilis shares a three month window period with hiv for a conclusive result.

It's no surprise that you tested hiv negative as you have not had a risk for 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.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED FURTHER HIV TESTING AT THIS TIME, 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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Offline daje

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2011, 08:33:56 AM »
Thank you both for your answer! Pretty fast and detailed!

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2011, 08:44:44 AM »
daje,

You're welcome.

Remember to use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really, really is that simple!!!

Make sure you read through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use them correctly and with confidence. The first one (Condoms are a Girl's Best Friend) is particularly informative and is available in several languages. Get reading!

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 daje

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2011, 10:02:02 AM »
Just one more question:

Where do all the mods here on this forum get their information from?!

You aren't doctors, right?! Just people interested in HIV/Aids?!

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Re: Any risk of infection?
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2011, 10:26:03 AM »
Read our profiles and you will get some information about each of us.
Andy Velez

 


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