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Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« on: October 03, 2006, 06:58:35 AM »
I had sex with a female. I wore a condom but it was too small for my penis. it only reached half-way down my stem. After sex and when I withdrew my penis from the vagina, the condom had rolled up to the top of my penis head. I think it still covered the top of my penis, because i had to physically remove it with my hand. Am I at risk of HIV? Please help.

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Re: Am I at risk?
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2006, 07:46:43 AM »
Leo,

As long as the head of your penis was covered, you have no worries where hiv is concerned. Hiv needs to bump into specific cells in order to infect and these cells are found down inside your urethra (pee-hole) and NOT on the surface of your skin, including the skin on the shaft of your penis.

Please have a read through the Welcome Thread and follow the Lessons links for further information. And here's what else you need to know to keep yourself sexually  healthy:

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 STIs together. To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with a sexually transmitted infection.

You need to find condoms that fit you correctly and keep a supply on hand. Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

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.

You were not at risk in this incident.

Ann
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leo85

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Wart Treatment and being infected with HIV
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2007, 07:40:35 AM »
Hi. I am hoping someone could help me. The other week I was treated for genital warts with podophyllotoxin ointment, by a GP who I was not comfortable with. What is the chance of being infected with HIV, by being treated with podophyllotoxin which may have been used on other people? I am worried the GP may have double dipped the same solution when treating other patients. Please someone help.

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Re: Wart Treatment and being infected with HIV
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2007, 07:49:01 AM »
Leo,

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 all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

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.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

There is NO WAY you would have been infected with hiv through being treated for warts. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is not transmitted outside the human body. Small changes in temperature, moisture content and pH levels will render the virus unable to infect - and there is no way it would remain viable in something like podophyllotoxin.

Make sure you READ the Welcome thread you've been linked to twice now - and follow the link to the Transmission Lesson. You obviously didn't read any of it the first time around. Get reading!

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse 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

leo85

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Re: Wart Treatment and being infected with HIV
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2007, 06:23:43 AM »
I was also treated with liquid nitrogen with a cotten bud. I'm concerned that if it was used on someone else with HIV and the doctor had double dipped the cotten bud - would i be exposed to HIV?

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Re: Wart Treatment and being infected with HIV
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2007, 06:26:30 AM »
Leo,

You've already been told that hiv does not survive in a transmissable form when it is outside the human body and especially when it's been exposed to chemicals.

You did NOT have a risk for hiv infection when you had your warts treated. Do you really think a doctor who treats sexually transmitted infections is in the business of giving people hiv?

No risk. None whatsoever, no matter how many spins you come back with.

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

leo85

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Acupuncture & HIV?
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2007, 11:43:52 PM »
I recently had acupuncture the other day and after speaking to a friend, I found out that i may be infected with HIV. What are the chances of being infected by HIV after having acunpuncture treatment. The facts are that the doctor used disposable needles and he is a qualified acupuncterist. However, I can't help wondering what if the needles were infected by the manufacturer (Cathay Herbal). Am I at Risk? Please help.

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Re: Acupuncture & HIV?
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2007, 05:09:46 AM »
Keep all your questions and concerns in your orginal post.

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Re: Acupuncture & HIV?
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2007, 05:17:43 AM »
Leo,

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 all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

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.

Please also read through the Welcome Thread so you can familiarize yourself with our Forum Posting Guidelines. Thank you for your cooperation.

Your friend was either winding you up, or doesn't know the first thing about hiv transmission. Or maybe both.

Hiv does not survive on environmental surfaces (and an acupuncture needle IS an environmental surface) in a transmissible form. What you suggest is impossible.

I suggest you seek the assistance of a mental health care professional to help you learn to deal with your extreme hiv anxiety. We cannot do that for you here.

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

leo85

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Re: Acupuncture & HIV?
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2007, 08:41:21 AM »
What do you mean by environmental surfaces? My concern is that the person packing the needle accidently pricks himself and then still packs the needle for use on patients?

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Re: Acupuncture & HIV?
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2007, 08:46:29 AM »
Leo, you are worrying around in the domain of "what ifs." That's not something we can deal with here nor do we want to. The fact is you haven't had any risks whatsoever in each of the several instances you have brought up.

What becomes clearer in reading all of them is you have some anxiety about HIV in general. The possibility of what if worries is endless. All with no basis in HIV science of course.

The real risks of HIV transmission are quite clearly put out in the lesson on this site to which Ann has directed you.

If you are going to continue to worry about these what if scenarios, then I suggest you might see a therapist or other specialist and discuss what's driving your fears. Because in your case it's about feelings and not facts.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

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Re: Acupuncture & HIV?
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2007, 09:27:24 AM »
Leo,

Even if the packer did prick himself and even if he was hiv positive, any hiv on the needle would not be able to infect you or anyone else.

Hiv is very fragile. Its outer surface quickly becomes damaged when hiv is outside of the human body. It needs this outer surface to be intact and in excellent condition in order to latch on to a cell and infect it.

What makes you think any professional health worker would use needles or other medical tools that were capable of infecting you with hiv? Don't answer that here, speak to a mental health care provider about 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

leo85

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Using a strangers vibrator
« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2009, 03:47:20 AM »
Hi. Lastnight I used a vibrator in my anus which belonged to another person. The person who owned the vibrator had not used it for a couple of days. I noticed that the vibrator was stained from the owner's fluids when he previously used it. Am i at risk of contracting HIV by using someelses vibrator.

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Re: Using a strangers vibrator
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2009, 04:33:59 AM »
leo

I have merged your threads so please keep all your question in this one from now on..thank you.

Using sex toys regardless who used them before you is not an HIV risk, if you haven't done so already please read the Welcome thread and follow the lessons on how HIV is and is not transmitted.

For future reference I think it best to clean whatever toys you are thinking of using, especially if you know someone else has used it.

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leo85

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Re: Using a strangers vibrator
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2009, 05:24:29 AM »
Why isn't it a risky exposure?

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Re: Using a strangers vibrator
« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2009, 05:53:52 AM »
You don't have risk from environmental surfaces.


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Re: Using a strangers vibrator
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2009, 08:09:15 AM »
HIV is a fragile virus. It does not remain in a viable state on environmental surfaces. You are worrying needlessly as Rod has indicated.

However, I agree with Jan that common sense dictates cleaning a toy before using it. There could be germs on the object which are sturdier than HIV.

Andy Velez

leo85

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Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2009, 03:59:34 PM »
Hi,
Last month, I recently had an encounter with a prostitute. Safe Sex was performed, however I was sucking her breasts and noticed that her breasts started to Lactate. I may have tasted some, as it left a funny taste in my mouth. What are the HIV risks? My concern is that I recently watch a documentary whereby African mothers with HIV were transmitting it to there newborns while breast feeding? Can someone please help.

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2009, 04:09:14 PM »
You were not at risk. Infants are at risk because their immune system has not kicked in yet. As an adult you would not be at risk for transmission in that manner.
Andy Velez

leo85

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2009, 04:24:10 PM »
Thanks Andy, so are only newborns at risk from HIV transmission from breast milk?

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2009, 04:32:13 PM »
Yes. Your saliva has over a dozen elements which very effectively prevent the transmission of viable HIV. That also protection from saliva also applies in relation to giving oral sex.  Newborns do not have that protection.
Andy Velez

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2009, 05:31:32 PM »
Leo,

This is the FOURTH time we've had to merge your threads. Read our posting guidelines (as well as re-reading your own thread and ALL the replies you've had) and get with the program already. If we have to merge your threads a fifth time, you'll be given a time out.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple. Keep coming back with this NO RISK nonsense and you'll be given a time out. Please consider yourself warned.

Ann
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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

leo85

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #22 on: March 19, 2009, 03:19:06 AM »
I'm sorry about the threads. However, it was a geniune concern of mine. My aploogies.

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #23 on: March 19, 2009, 11:07:55 AM »
Just take a breath and get on with your life. You have nothing to worry about now.

And keep those condoms handy for if and when you have anal intercourse (or vaginal). They provide very effective protection and those are the only confirmed risks for sexual transmission of HIV.

Cheers.
Andy Velez

leo85

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Saliva versus Breast Milk
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2009, 04:31:23 PM »
I'm sorry to continue harping on this. But could you please just answer one more question. Which has a higher concentration of HIV? Saliva or Breast Milk? If so, Would french kissing contain more HIV than a drop of Breast Milk?

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2009, 05:28:14 PM »
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: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2009, 06:42:24 PM »
Nope. Don't be sorry.

And we're not going to answer this latest "just one more question."

You've been warned several times about heading for a TIME OUT. Now you've earned one. You're getting a time out for 28 days.

Don't try to get around it by using a new name because that will get you banned from the site permanently. If you can't let go of your unwarranted concern about HIV then get yourself some profesional help to deal with it.

You are now on enforced rest from the site for 28 days.
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leo85

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Razor Cut - HIV and Hep C concerns?
« Reply #27 on: May 25, 2010, 04:37:19 AM »
Hello, unfortunately I'm back again. I recently had a haircut whereby my hairdresser nicked/cut the back of my neck with an electric razor. There was only a small drop of blood on my shirt and tiny scabs did form the next day. Am I am risk of HIV or Hep C? I understand that HIV cannot survive long in the open air, however Hep C can? Please help.

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #28 on: May 25, 2010, 05:02:19 AM »
You are at no risk. Clearly this site is of no further benefit to you. I urge you to seek counseling for your unwarranted fears.
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leo85

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Razor cut - HIV Hep c concerns
« Reply #29 on: May 25, 2010, 07:28:24 AM »
Andy - can you please help

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2010, 07:46:02 AM »
Your latest is another non-risk. As Jonathan has suggested, you need to get professional help to deal with your panicky and unfounded concerns about HIV. We can't help you with that in this setting.

I am also going to warn you that if you continue to return in the same manner with these unwarranted concerns you are going to get either another Time Out or be banned from the site. Consider yourself warned.
Andy Velez

leo85

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #31 on: May 25, 2010, 07:53:39 AM »
thanks andy - last clarification for sure.
Was there a Hep C risk?
Thanks and I will not annoy you guys again.

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Re: Lactic (Milk) from a Breast
« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2010, 08:01:33 AM »
This is an HIV specific site. So we don't get into other problems, but I will say I don't see that nick as a risk for Hep C. Consult your doctor if you have further concerns about it.
Andy Velez

 


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