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Offline Meow

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« on: June 27, 2012, 10:02:31 PM »
Hi! I was fingered by a guy but I think I bled a little (cant remember) because I guess he scratch it by accident. Not sure if there are cuts on his fingers but I figured if there was bleeding finger , it would hurt him and he will stop?
Another thing is I also have given oral sex to a guy which I know the risk is extremely low of getting HIV. I'm just more concerned about the fingering scenrio.
I would like some professional advice on my risk , should I be worried and should I get a HIV test? Thank you  :)

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Oral sex and fingering
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2012, 10:16:19 PM »
You never had an exposure.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug abusers
Mother to child

Offline Meow

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Re: Oral sex and fingering
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 10:59:56 PM »
Thank you for your prompt reply! I keep thinking about the "what ifs" like what if I'm
the first person to get infected this way. So i was a little paranoid. I guess i assume I do not have to test? I will check myself for other stds though.

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Re: Oral sex and fingering
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2012, 11:27:19 AM »
Meow,

No, you do not need to test over being fingered (or fingering for that matter). You only need to test if you're sexually active to the point of having anal or vaginal intercourse.

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 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!

Ann
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Offline Meow

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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2012, 01:18:28 PM »
Hi all, I'm wondering if there's any risk of HIV transmission when a guy touches his penis/precum on his penis and insert immediately into me (via fingering) ?

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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2012, 01:56:15 PM »
Meow,

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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It has already been explained to you what is and what is not a risk for hiv infection. Fingering is NOT a risk for hiv infection.

Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse where the virus never leaves the confines of the two bodies.

Once outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable it to infect. Cum on his fingers is OUTSIDE the body before it ever gets inside yours. NO RISK.

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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"...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

Offline Meow

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Re: Question
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2012, 10:58:55 AM »
Hi! Since HIV is a virus and my body immune system is quite weak (get sick quite often) does this means the virus is easier to infect me ? It may be a paranoid question to you guys but I just need some facts and assurance. Just to recap that my exposures are french kissing , getting fingered , blowjob and cunnligious (I know you guys have said countless of times about that being no risk, but because of my weak
Immune system , it bothers me a little )

And that I can forget this whole HIV thing and move on without getting tested , is that right ? Thank you in advance .  :) :)

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Re: Question
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2012, 01:04:53 PM »
Activities which are non-risk remain non-risk for HIV even if your immune system is weak.

If you have unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse with a weak immune system, yes, that will make you more vulnerable to HIV transmission as well as to other STDs.
Andy Velez

Offline Meow

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« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2012, 01:35:23 PM »
Thank you for your reply Andy. But since I didn't had any form of sexual intercourse . Am I right to say I can move on without testing ?

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2012, 01:47:50 PM »
Thank you for your reply Andy. But since I didn't had any form of sexual intercourse . Am I right to say I can move on without testing ?
Are you serious after all the replies you have been given?

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« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2012, 02:01:20 PM »
Let's keep this clear and simple.

You did not have a risk and there's absolutely no need for testing.

Let it go and get on with your life. Really.
Andy Velez

Offline Meow

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Re: Question
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2012, 03:07:24 PM »
Thank you for all your patient replies! I appreciate them
:)

Anyway my friends and I were discussing this
Topic on HIV , I've been trying to make sure they always wear a
Condom whenever having sexual intercourse . However
One of my friends questioned me by saying "  in the scenario of a HIV+ men penis tip touching / inserting a vagina (only tip) does it pose a risk?" I replied that if it's
Touching the tip it will pose no risk,(I hope I'm right) but if it's only the tip that inserts , I'm not sure. Looking forward to your replies :)

Offline Meow

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Re: Question
« Reply #12 on: July 17, 2012, 03:09:25 PM »
Oh forget to mention if there's no condom on the penis

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Question
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2012, 04:34:11 PM »
What you're talking about is "dipping."

The risk is only theoretical, but why play around with risk. If someone is putting a penis into the vagina it should be covered with a condom. Period. And it is through the head of the penis that HIV is passed or acquired because it's via the pee slit.

So tell your friends to avoid a risk and just use a condom if they are dipping their johnson into a vagina or an anus. Keep it simple, keep it simple. 
Andy Velez

Offline Meow

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« Reply #14 on: July 17, 2012, 05:47:19 PM »
Hmm.. So am i right to say when the tip of the penis has just touch the vagina for a couple of seconds, with no insertion still possess no risk ? Because it has be a unprotected sexual INTERcourse?

Offline RapidRod

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« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2012, 06:07:48 PM »
Yes it takes penetration.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Question
« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2012, 06:15:50 PM »
This is not rocket science. The head of the penis touching the vaginal lips is not a risk. It is not INSERTING the penis into the vagina, which is a risk.

You need to move on about this or you are going to find yourself getting a Time Out from the site. Stop making the matter more complicated than it really is.
Andy Velez

 


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