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HIV scare
« on: June 20, 2012, 05:51:01 AM »
Hi guys, I am newbie to this forum and I am hoping that you're going 2 welcome me with warm hands. I would like to know what the HIV/STD risks are when sucking a nipple of an HIV positive female?.  This happened to me a few weeks no blood or breast milk came out, just had an awkward taste on my tongue after that. The act was for 5 seconds max and there weren't any other exposures besides this one. I am very frustrated and have thought about PEP. Was this a risky situation and can I continue to have intercourse with my wife who is negative and unaware of this incident. Thanks a million

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Re: Possible HIV risk and is testing and PEP needed
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2012, 06:06:21 AM »
scarred,

You do NOT need PEP! You do not even need to test over this NO RISK nipple situation.

Sucking on nipples is absolutely NOT a risk for hiv infection. Hiv infected breast milk is only a danger to tiny babies who rely on breast milk as their only source of food - and even then transmission is not guaranteed.

Sexually speaking, the only true risks for hiv infection are unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse.

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

And yes, you can have sex with your wife. You've been worrying needlessly.

Ann
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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: Possible HIV risk and is testing and PEP needed
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 04:45:04 AM »
Thanks a million Ann for your very kind words, they really mean alot to me and have calmed my nerves a bit. So I was never at risk or was I at a minimal risk? Thanks

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Re: Possible HIV risk and is testing and PEP needed
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2012, 05:35:28 AM »
Never at risk.

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PEP and testing
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2012, 10:12:25 AM »
Hi guys
 Me and my doctor think that I was exposed to HIV so I have been on PEP for the past 25 days (3 more days to go). My exposures include the following 1.) Penis rubbing against female's vagina with both our underwear on, there was no penetration involved whatsoever. 2.) Sucking the female's nipple for less than 5 seconds with no secretions but I noticed an awkward smell on my tongue. These 2 incidents happened on two different occasions with the same female. The reason why my doctor suggested that I undertake PEP is that the female is known positive and she was not on any meds. How long after completion of PEP i.e 3 days from now should I take an HIV test?

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Re: PEP and testing
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2012, 10:44:53 AM »
scarred,

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 everything in one thread. It doesn't matter how long it has been since you last posted in your thread or if the subject matter is different.

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You absolutely did NOT need to take PEP after your NO RISK situation. You don't need to test either.

If you did have a risk (which you did NOT), taking PEP extends the testing window period by one month. So that means four months after the risk (you did NOT have a risk) and three months after the last dose of PEP.

I cannot believe a doctor prescribed PEP for you when you didn't even have a risk. You've been taking them needlessly.

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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: PEP and testing
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2012, 02:37:12 AM »
Thanks once again Ann. I also have one last quick (please do not be cross with me), can you get HIV from a hanjob performed by a female on you till you ejaculate?. The thing is I live in South Africa where the HIV rate is very high and I want to be 100% certain before placing myself at any risk.

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Re: PEP and testing
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2012, 06:00:38 AM »
scarred,

You cannot get hiv from a handjob, whether or not you cum.

Hiv is transmitted through unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse, by sharing drug injecting equipment and sometimes from mother to child in the womb or during birth. And that's it.

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: PEP and testing
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2012, 09:17:32 AM »
I know that this is an HIV forum, but what about other STDs or STIs? So my chances of HIV from handjob are non-existent (no sores on penis and hands).

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Re: PEP and testing
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2012, 09:31:37 AM »
scarred,

You are unlikely to get ANY STI from a handjob. It's probably the safest sexual activity out there.

The only possible STI I know of that you might get from a handjob is syphilis. There are four stages of syphilis, primary, secondary, latent and tertiary. A person with secondary syphilis may develop a rash on the palms of their hands (and/or soles of their feet) and this rash is highly contagious. But that doesn't change the fact that you're not going to get hiv from a handjob.

Syphilis shares a three month testing window with hiv for a conclusive result, and PEP does not change the syphilis testing window. It's three months regardless.

If you're worried about syphilis, see a doctor. We don't deal with syphilis here except in a very general way.

There is absolutely NO WAY you'd get hiv from a handjob.

You got a wank. Get over it and get on with your life.

Ann
« Last Edit: June 27, 2012, 09:37:10 AM by 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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HIV transmission through fisting
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2012, 04:14:49 PM »
Hi. Can someone please clarify whether you do get HIV from anal fisting?. This has'nt happend to me but stil would like 2 know.Thanks

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Re: PEP and testing
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2012, 04:55:28 PM »
I've merged your threads. Please follow our rule as stated in the opening thread of this section and use only this same thread anything you want to post something.

As to your latest question, no, fisting is not a risk for HIV transmission. The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as condoms are consistently used properly for those activities you will be well protected. 
Andy Velez

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« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2012, 07:46:59 AM »
First of all hi to all of you guys. I have already laid down my story to two reputable online forums and the response that I received was that I was paranoid. On 18th July I went for an HIV rapid test and it came back negative. Later that day I used the same hand to touch someone's elses butt, this person still had her clothes on but I still feel that I was at risk cause they're HIV positive.

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Re: HIV scare
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2012, 08:35:57 AM »
Scarred,

Once again, I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. Get with the program already!!!

It helps us to help you when you keep everything in one thread. It doesn't matter how long it has been since you last posted in your thread or if the subject matter is different.

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.

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Yes, you are not only being paranoid, but you're also being insulting. You seem to think that hiv oozes off those of us who are positive and is on our clothing and you can get infected just by touching our clothes. You can't.

You've already been told how hiv is and is not transmitted.

If you read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to, you will have read the following posting guideline:

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Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result or no-risk situation, will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.


Please consider yourself warned!

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: HIV scare
« Reply #14 on: July 21, 2012, 09:08:50 AM »
Please accept my humble apology Ann and to anyone that I may have offended in my question as it was not my intention. I will abide by the rules of the forum next time. Thanks

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Re: HIV scare
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2012, 02:12:22 PM »
Hi guys, how probable is it to get HIV  from a kiss? and does the risk increase with an open kiss or    french kiss?

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Re: HIV scare
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2012, 02:35:52 PM »
Hi guys, how probable is it to get HIV  from a kiss? and does the risk increase with an open kiss or    french kiss?

You will not get HIV from a kiss, french or not.

Wear a condom for penetrative sex and you can avoid HIV. It really is that simple.

"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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Re: HIV scare
« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2012, 12:57:53 AM »
What if I had little  sores on my  lips? Is there no testing needed over kissing ?

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Re: HIV scare
« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2012, 04:48:14 AM »
■Anyone who continues to post excessively, questioning a conclusive negative result,  or no-risk situation will be subject to a four week Time Out (a temporary ban from the Forums). If you continue to post excessively after one Time Out, you may be given a second Time Out which will last eight weeks. There is no third Time Out - it is a permanent ban. The purpose of a Time Out is to encourage you to seek the face-to-face help we cannot provide on this forum.

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Re: HIV scare
« Reply #19 on: August 06, 2012, 06:37:09 AM »
scared,

Why should you test over kissing - even with sores - when saliva is NOT infectious? Get a grip already.

USE CONDOMS FOR ANAL OR VAGINAL INTERCOURSE AND YOU WILL AVOID HIV INFECTION. IT REALLY IS THAT SIMPLE!!!

I'm giving you that time out you've been warned about. Do not attempt to create a new account to get around your time out because if you do, you will be permanently banned.

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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