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Offline leozzz

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handjob and fingered during a massage..
« on: July 12, 2012, 12:45:34 PM »
Just a few days back I went to a massage parlour and made a terrible mistake by receiving a handjob and being fingered anally by the masseuse..The masseuse had her finger applied with massage oil before she proceed to finger me and giving me the handjob at the same time..I am worried that she may have cuts on her finger and also there may be tears in my anus to make things worse..the whole episode lasted for about 20 mins..

My question is does this single episode require me to go for a HIV testing at the end of 6 weeks? if not 12 weeks?

I would really appreciate if  AIDSmeds/POZ paid staff and volunteers would spend some time to give me some advice as I do not want to waste my money and time unnecessarily for a test..Thank you very much..

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Re: handjob and fingered during a massage..
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2012, 12:54:20 PM »
The incident you are concerned about was absolutely NOT a risk for HIV in anyway. There is no need for testing.

The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as condoms are used properly for those acitivities you will be well protected.

This time there is nothing to worry about. Just get on with your life.
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Re: handjob and fingered during a massage..
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2012, 01:27:20 PM »
Just to concur with Andy, you had absolutely NO RISK for HIV. This wasn't safer sex at all - it was TOTALLY SAFE in terms of HIV.

The risks, sexually, for HIV are:

unprotected anal and vaginal penetrative sex.

Period.

"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 leozzz

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Re: handjob and fingered during a massage..
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2012, 07:01:54 AM »
The incident you are concerned about was absolutely NOT a risk for HIV in anyway. There is no need for testing.

The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as condoms are used properly for those acitivities you will be well protected.

This time there is nothing to worry about. Just get on with your life.

Thanks for the reply guys..so does it mean that even if there happen to be cuts on her fingers and tears and abrasions in my anus I would still be fine and does not need to go for a testing?Sorry this would be my last question i just wanted to make it clearer..appreciate your effort guys..

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Re: handjob and fingered during a massage..
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2012, 07:11:16 AM »
Leo,

Fingering or being fingered are absolutely NOT risks for hiv infection, regardless of whatever details you can think of to add. Not one person has ever been infected that way and you won't 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 SPECIFICALLY OVER BEING FINGERED, 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. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

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

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Offline leozzz

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Re: handjob and fingered during a massage..
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2012, 10:16:48 AM »
Thanks alot Ann!!!really appreciate everybody for all your advices!!looks like i can haf a peace of mind now.. :)

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Re: handjob and fingered during a massage..
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2012, 10:30:08 AM »
Yes, you can. There's no basis for further concern on your part.
Andy Velez

 


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