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Author Topic: Concerned about an encounter.  (Read 1052 times)

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Offline cmasds

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Concerned about an encounter.
« on: May 29, 2012, 02:03:12 PM »
Hi,

I am a 23 year old male. I had an encounter with a 21 year old male on saturday. he claimed to be HIV neg, but I don't really know him. We did not have any penetrative anal sex, but when he came, some of his ejaculate got onto my back and on the outside of my anus. I am worried some could have gotten inside (he had been fingering and rimming me earlier) or when i wiped it off.

I was wondering if this is a risky situation and if I should go get tested in a few months. I literally tested neg last week, so I am very irritated and disappointed that i am back in a situation where I am anxious and worried.

Thanks for your help.

Offline jkinatl2

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Re: Concerned about an encounter.
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2012, 04:35:39 PM »
Under no circumstances is this even remotely an HIV situation.

HIV is transmitted INSIDE the body during penetrative anal and vaginal sex.

It is simply too fragile to travel around in an aerobic atmosphere and remain viable.

Also, please assume every partner is HIV positive until you are both in a securely monogamous relationship and get tested together. Many people do not know their status, and some choose not to disclose to a casual partner.

As long as you are wearing condoms for penetrative sex, you will avoid HIV. It's your body, your responsibility, and it's really as simple as that.

"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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