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Offline fillbill

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home testing
« on: December 13, 2006, 07:40:37 AM »
first off hello, glad to meet some great people.  had what i think is a scare.  went to visit some friends and got drunk(same story i know).  They had called a escort for me with out me knowing.  we proceded to talk and she began oral on me with a condom, then after a few minutes she took the condom off and still gave oral but not for very long, maybe 2-3 minutes and then finished by hand stimulation.  I hope im overrecting but what are my chances of cathing hiv or another std for this.  my lower back hurts and i just dont feel right.  in advance thank you for the straight forward answers.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2006, 07:52:27 AM »
No risk. You don't get infected with HIV by receiving a blowjob.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2006, 09:12:10 AM »
There's never been a case of transmission from a guy getting oral. None. Zero. You aren't going to make history by becoming the first.

Other STDs can be contracted more easily including by skin contact. If you're sexually active it's a good idea to regularly have a full STD panel done -- at least annually.

For future reference, as far as HIV is concerned, neither the presence nor the absence of symptoms will ever tell you anything accurately about your HIV status. Only an HIV test at the proper time -- 13 weeks after and unsafe incident -- will give you that answer.

This time you don't have anything to worry about HIV. However, having any kind of sex when you're drunk is a dangerous situation and should be avoided in the future.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2006, 10:02:29 AM »
thanks for the quick responce!  ever since then my lower back has been sore and my stomach hurts.  arent these signs of an std.  also should i be worried about stds with that quick of encounter.  sorry for sounding ignorant just am looking for knowledge.  thanks again

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2006, 10:09:19 AM »
How about going to a doctor? Whatever it is, it's unrelated to HIV.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2006, 10:32:18 AM »
Discuss the issue of STDs with your doctor, along with any other symptoms which are troubling you.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2006, 08:22:05 AM »
how can one episode put you in a panic the way this has for me?  i read all of this material online and you don't know whats right.  i have felt the last 2 days that my legs are very weak and stomach hurts (back pain has gone, but think all these symptoms are for a reason.  keep checking my lymph nodes cause my groinfeels like it hurts.  what can i do to combat this anxiety or is there real reason to worry.  i know you said it was a no wrry situation but the mind plays weird things on you. everything seems heightned.  thanks again

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #7 on: December 14, 2006, 08:46:53 AM »
fill,

Keep your hands off your lymph nodes. Checking them all the time will MAKE them swell and keep them swollen.

If you continue to have symptoms, see your doctor. They are not symptoms of hiv infection.

You didn't have a risk. Not one person has ever become infected with hiv through getting a blowjob and you are not going to be the first.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2006, 08:53:23 AM »
thank you... hope everyone has a great holiday!

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2006, 10:34:08 AM »
Fillbill, I feel for the girl who gave you a blow job... its more than likely you could pass an std to her because, she was on a receptive end. Also there are other std's to aquire, herpes, hpv. gonorrhea and a few others. So get tested on a regular basis especially if you having sex with more than one partner. I hope this helps.

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2006, 07:30:15 AM »
Hello again,

well im going to the doc today.  ever since 2 days after the incident my right side of my stomach and back have been hurt and tingling and burning sensation down below.  I'm really depressed right now, check my nodes i have no burning during urination, dont know if its anxiety could someone give me some of what you are thinking. the blowjob was for only 3 mins

thanks

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2006, 07:44:51 AM »
fill,

While getting a blowjob is not a risk for hiv infection, it is possible to become infected with one of the more easily transmitted sexual infections such as gonorrhea. You'd be wise to get it checked out.

Getting a blowjob is NOT a risk for hiv infection.

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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

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2006, 12:50:59 PM »
ok so i got the tests done this morning including hiv and others.  hey its covered so what the heck.  got a swab done...whoa that was uncomfortable.  2 questions. 1st how long should i wait again to have an hiv test done? and 2nd after a swap is it normal to have uncomfort for a while?  thanks

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2006, 02:42:42 PM »
fill,

1. An hiv test is accurate and conclusive when taken three months after your last incident of unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse. As a blowjob is no risk, you don't need to worry about window periods for them.

2. Yes, it is normal to feel discomfort after having a cotton swab pushed down into your urethra. Leave it alone and it will feel better in a day or so.

Ann
 
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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 fillbill

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2006, 02:00:19 PM »
sorry to bother again but can you get an infection or something from a swabbing?  i have felt uncomfortable part of the day

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Re: new and worried
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2006, 02:53:49 PM »
fill,

I told you earlier that it was normal to feel discomfort after a swab.

You should not get an infection from being swabbed as the swabs are sterile.

This is not an hiv situation.

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

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Question about hiv
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2007, 01:20:41 PM »
how many people that are gay have hiv and why are the numbers so skewed

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Re: Question about hiv
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2007, 01:41:48 PM »
Why do you want to know that? HIV is not a gay disease.

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Re: Question about hiv
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2007, 01:59:55 PM »
bill,

I removed the thread you posted in the Living forum and merged it here with your original thread in Am I. You should NOT be posting in the Living forum. Read the forum posting guidelines.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

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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 fillbill

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Re: Question about hiv
« Reply #19 on: February 19, 2007, 02:15:24 PM »
sorry about the thread didnt know where to put it. 2nd my friend who is gay recently became hiv + and i was going by somethings i read it wasnt to insult anyone

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home testing
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2007, 10:18:10 AM »
ok this may be stupid but im going to ask.  for some reason i cannot get myself to prick my finger for testing...must be a mental block.  can i prick my ear instead, ive had my ears pierced and that seems not to bother me.  blood is blood right whereever you prick it.  i told you this was stupid

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« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2007, 10:34:43 AM »
fill,

This is the second time I've had to merge threads for you. Stop starting new threads!

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

If you need help finding your thread when you come here, click on the "Show own posts" link under your name in the left-hand column of any forum page.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

You'll have to ask that question at the place where you have the testing done. I don't see a problem with it, but who knows.

You might also ask if they have an oral swab test available. They are every bit as reliable as the finger-prick or full blood sample tests.

As you have been told, getting a blowjob, with or without a condom, is NOT  a risk for hiv infection.

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

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Re: home testing
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2007, 10:37:06 AM »
listen, first it was a NEW question, 2nd i wanted to get a test cause im sexually active and had a question about home testing. this has nothing to do with the last thread. thank you

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Re: home testing
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2007, 10:39:36 AM »
Still need to keep your stuff in one thread.

And as far as where you get the blood from I'm not sure it matters.  Blood is blood.  So prick where you like.
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« Reply #24 on: March 15, 2007, 10:44:30 AM »
fill,

"Listen" yourself. We have forum posting guidelines for a reason and I'll thank you to abide by them. It doesn't matter that you had a different question. We are happy to answer your questions, just keep them in the same thread. Thank you for your cooperation.

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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

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Re: home testing
« Reply #25 on: March 15, 2007, 12:33:46 PM »
your right im sorry. don't mean to take my stree out on you

 


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