Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
September 18, 2014, 08:09:47 PM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 639327
  • Total Topics: 48532
  • Online Today: 223
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Welcome to Am I Infected

IMPORTANT UPDATE
Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Welcome to the "Am I Infected?" POZ forum.

New members -- those who have posted three or fewer messages -- are permitted to post questions and responses, free of charge (make them count!). Ongoing participation in the "Am I Infected?" forum -- posting more than three questions or responses -- requires a paid subscription.

A seven-day subscription is $9.99, a 30-day subscription is $14.99 and a 90-day subscription is $24.99.

Anyone who needs to post more than three messages in the "Am I Infected?" forum -- including past, present and future POZ Forums members -- will need to subscribe, with secure payments made via PayPal.

There will be no charge to continue reading threads in the "Am I Infected?" forum, nor will there be a charge for participating in any of the Main Forums; Meds, Mind, Body & Benefits; and Off Topic Forums. Similarly, all POZ and AIDSmeds pages, including our "How is HIV Transmitted?" and "Am I Infected? (A Guide to Testing for HIV)" lessons, will remain accessible to all. 

NOTE: HIV testing questions will still need to be posted in the "Am I Infected?" forum; attempts to post HIV symptoms or testing questions in any other forums will be considered violations of our rules of membership and subject to time-outs and permanent bans.

To learn how to upgrade your Forums account to participate beyond three posts in the "Am I Infected?" Forum, please click here.

Thank you for your understanding and future support of the best online support service for people living with, affected by and at risk for HIV.

Author Topic: Oral and reassurance  (Read 1273 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline 1988worried

  • member
  • Posts: 2
Oral and reassurance
« on: March 22, 2012, 02:41:41 PM »
Ive already read so many questions on here about oral, but i suppose I'm after my own reassurance.

I'm gay 23 and on the 31/01/12 i went round to a guys house. We kissed, both did oral (not protected) and i topped him (protected). Didn't cum in my mouth but may have been pre cum. I thought nothing of this incident till 3 weeks later i was knocked down with flu symptoms 2 nights of bad night sweats, sore throat, headache, fever and feeling generally like crap.
 
 I went to the Dr's who said my throat was a little red my fever was ok (i had taken paracetamol and hour before which probably brough it down) also couldn't feel any swollen glands and no rash. I was of work for 5 days but I'm a bit of a drama queen and probably could have went back after 3  :).
 
 The thought of HIV never crossed my mind till i spoke to the guy again a few weeks later and he asked if i wanted to meet up again and said he wanted me to cum in him bareback. This is something i would never do and asked him his status and he said neg however i obviously cant take his word for it (i didn't meet him again as never bareback).

 I do suffer anxiety from time to time especially health related.
I found this website and have loved the responses you give and i guess I'm hoping for the same as most of the others (no risk).
 
 It did leave my mind a bit until i developed a tooth root abscess last week 16/03 on a tooth that i had problems with over Christmas. The reason i worry is that its not responding to the Amoxicillin and Metrodizinol the dentist perscribed like it did at Christmas and wondered if that could be something to do with immune system responding to another infection going on in me. What has me more worried is a guy I started dating and had sex with (protected anal but i cum in his mouth) is now suffering symptoms i had 7 days after we had sex, fever sore throat etc.
 
 I had a full STD screen 2 days after the incident 02/02/12 which was purely coincidence and nothing to do with that guy, i had recently came out of a long term relationship and just wanted a full check up which was all negative. I know it was far to soon for an HIV test after that incident but i suppose I'm wondering if i need an HIV test again after having symptoms. Last week i did suffer really bad tiredness but that may have something to do with the strong antibiotics I'm on for tooth.

Offline Andy Velez

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 24,697
Re: Oral and reassurance
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2012, 04:07:56 PM »
As long as you haven't had unprotected anal intercourse there is no need for further testing. Nothing else you are reporting of your activities would put you at risk for HIV.

There is nothing HIV specific about your symptoms. Discuss them with your doctor if they persist.

I don't see this as an HIV situation. Just make sure you use condoms everytime for anal intercourse, whether you are pitching or catching. A condom is a must.
Andy Velez

Offline 1988worried

  • member
  • Posts: 2
Re: Oral and reassurance
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2012, 05:18:12 PM »
Ahhh thanks Andy. Never thought id have to post to an online forum about an incident but I'm glad i did as it has helped my train wreck nerves. I can also assure you there is no love without glove  :)

Ill move on now and put my flu down to actual flu and my abscess down to a botched filling done by the dentist lol.

Thanks for the quick response

Offline Andy Velez

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 24,697
Re: Oral and reassurance
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2012, 05:21:25 PM »
OK, you're welcome. Yes, getting on with your life sounds like a very good idea to me.
Andy Velez

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.