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Offline backtrack

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in serious anxiety
« on: February 06, 2012, 05:39:40 AM »
I ended up sleeping with this girl yesterday whose HIV status is unknown.

We had sex 3 times altogether yesterday. On all the 3 occasions , condom was worn through out.

But i have this serious concern as on the 2nd time , while fingering her , she bled.She told me she wasnt on her period. Anyway she went to bathroom to rinse with water before we continued. I noticed there was quite a large amount of blood covered on my condom when I pulled out.

Am I in any chances of getting infected? And she gave me oral sex without condom. Does it carry any chance too?

I am very worried about the whole thing. Especially about the blood covered on my condom.

Should I go for Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) ? I am still within 72 hours as I am writing this.

Please help and give some sound advice.
I am pretty lost righ now.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: in serious anxiety
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2012, 05:45:28 AM »
I ended up sleeping with this girl yesterday whose HIV status is unknown.

We had sex 3 times altogether yesterday. On all the 3 occasions , condom was worn through out.

But i have this serious concern as on the 2nd time , while fingering her , she bled.She told me she wasnt on her period. Anyway she went to bathroom to rinse with water before we continued. I noticed there was quite a large amount of blood covered on my condom when I pulled out.

Am I in any chances of getting infected? And she gave me oral sex without condom. Does it carry any chance too?

I am very worried about the whole thing. Especially about the blood covered on my condom.

Should I go for Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) ? I am still within 72 hours as I am writing this.

Please help and give some sound advice.
I am pretty lost righ now.
You were never at risk of contracting HIV. HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug abusers
Mother to child

You don't need testing let alone nPEP.

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Re: in serious anxiety
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2012, 05:54:16 AM »
None of what you described is in any way an HIV risk.
"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Offline backtrack

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Re: in serious anxiety
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2012, 06:13:07 AM »
Thanks for the prompt replies.

I know this may sound a little annoying to you(to keep asking questions). But when you are lost , you just want a little help.

Ok here i go again. I was having fever and sore throat when I was exposed with her.Does that increase any chance?

And I have always been adviced that even with the condom used , there is still the possibilty of getting contracted as vaginal fluids can enter thorugh the areas around the genital( scrotum etc ) via microscopic holes/cuts ? Is it true? And has there been any reported cases as such?

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Re: in serious anxiety
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2012, 07:24:59 AM »
Back,

No, the fever and sore throat does not change your hiv risk level, which is NO risk. However, you've probably given her whatever is causing your sore throat. Keep your bugs to yourself!

The microscopic hole idea is an urban myth, mainly spread about by the Catholic church which will use any scare tactic imaginable to stop people using them.

When condoms fail, they do so in a very noticeable way. It's not about tiny holes, it's about huge holes. Ones you could put your fist through.

Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection. There have been three long-term studies of couples where one is positive and one is negative. In the couples who used condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, but no barrier for oral activities, not one of the negative partners became infected with hiv. Not one.

Fingering is not a risk. Getting a blowjob is not a risk. No one person has ever been infected through either way and you are not going to be the first.

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 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!

Ann
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