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Author Topic: Need to clear my mind about if I was at risk  (Read 2053 times)

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Need to clear my mind about if I was at risk
« on: July 02, 2012, 06:33:01 PM »
i had a sex with a sex worker on 06/10/12 it was vaginal intercourse/oral both protected for 45min. there were no condom break and took shower right after but after 4 days got so scared that due to my fungus on my inner upper thigh/balls had open wound due to scratches there might been contact with vagina/fluid while having sex and she sucked my balls i have read all the forms where alot you guys have said it don't transmit in that manner, i have called CDC regarding that but was not help full at 
my symptom started with stress/anxiety/left gland swollen near thyroid but no one could feel it only when i touch it it feels swollen i lost sleep due to stress all day at work at home always thinking what if    so i couldnt wait after 17days i went to the local clinic and got Rapid test done result was negative then they wanted to due the RNA test because they said it was too early for rapid test for accuracy so waiting for the result should be getting it by this sat but so worried

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Re: stressed out possible HIV exposure
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2012, 07:19:26 PM »
John,

You absolutely did NOT have a risk for hiv infection. Sexually speaking, the only proven risks are unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse. You did the right thing and wore a condom. NO RISK.

If you feel unwell, see a doctor. Whatever is going on has nothing to do with hiv.

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Re: stressed out possible HIV exposure
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2012, 06:51:09 PM »
sorry for replay late     summary was taken test after 17 days possible exposure rapid test was negative  and RNA test was also negtive but both after 17 days should i get tested after 3 months  because 2 days ago i drank alot at home and woke up with anal fissure and when ever i google anal fissure always say might be due to HIV

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Re: stressed out possible HIV exposure
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2012, 07:53:42 PM »
Possible exposure?

Not according to anything you have written.

This is absolutely not an HIV situation.

"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."

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Re: stressed out possible HIV exposure
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2012, 08:52:22 AM »
You need to do yourself a smart favor and stop googling about HIV and symptoms. All that will get you is nothing good feeding your worst fears and all to no good purpose.

You haven't had a risk for HIV. Period. Now stop making drama and get on with your life. Really.
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Need to clear my mind about if I was at risk
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2013, 07:13:53 PM »
About ten days ago I went to massage parlor and has sex with one them she gave me a BJ with condom on and took it off after one min she thought I wanted just handjob and then she put the same condom back on rite away and we have vaginal intercourse which lasted 30min or so but didn’t cum due to drinking and then just had handjob just worried if reused condom makes a different risk I check the condom seems fine...just been worried and little stress due to that thanks

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Re: Need to clear my mind about if I was at risk
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2013, 08:17:10 PM »
John,

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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Once again, you have not had a risk for hiv infection.

In adults, hiv is transmitted by:

Unprotected anal intercourse.

Unprotected vaginal intercourse.

Sharing drug injecting equipment.

And that's it.

A broken condom is very obvious. You would have known if it broke. You didn't have a risk.

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 FOR HIV SPECIFICALLY OVER ANY OF THE THINGS YOU'RE WORRIED ABOUT, 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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"...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: Need to clear my mind about if I was at risk
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2013, 08:18:02 PM »
About ten days ago I went to massage parlor and has sex with one them she gave me a BJ with condom on and took it off after one min she thought I wanted just handjob and then she put the same condom back on rite away and we have vaginal intercourse which lasted 30min or so but didn’t cum due to drinking and then just had handjob just worried if reused condom makes a different risk I check the condom seems fine...just been worried and little stress due to that thanks


Again, no risk. I certianly hope you will not be freaking out each and every time you visit a massage parlor. Those things are supposed to relax you.

"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."

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