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Should I test?
« on: July 25, 2012, 01:08:33 PM »
Hi guys. About 2 weeks ago I visited a CSW in the uk.
We did the following, I fingered her briefly, sucked her nipples for less than a minute. I performed Culliningus for a minute maximum, I recall a slight taste in my mouth, but she was not very wet. And she gave me a blow job but I did not ejaculate In her mouth.
Ps we did not have intercourse,
Oh forget to mention there was some brief French kissing.

Now I'm unsure whether or not I have a risk factor here, and whether or not I should bother testing.

Could Ann, rapid Ron and Andy please answer
Much appreciated

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012, 01:10:55 PM »
Sorry I said rapid Ron
I meant rapid rod

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 01:13:47 PM »
I forgot to mention we had some dry humping, but my underwear was on and so was hers.
Oh and the only strange thing I have had is a sore throat 2 days post possible exposure, and a bit of a blocked nose now in the last 4 days.
I'm not sure of her status.
The only other risk activities I had were 2.5 yrs ago where I had fellatio performed on me by another lady

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 02:18:51 PM »
hussey,

You did NOT have a risk for hiv infection.

Hiv is spread through unprotected anal and vaginal intercourse;

through sharing drug injecting equipment;

and from mother to child in the womb or during birth.

Unless you've engaged in one of those three activities, then you have not been at 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 SPECIFICALLY OVER ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES 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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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012, 02:23:47 PM »
Thanks for the reply Ann, so basically just to clear it up, There is no point getting tested with regards to this specific situation. 

I just got worried sick, I have been going through probability theories with a calculator, sounds silly. I guess it's the anxiety.

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2012, 02:26:53 PM »

There is no point getting tested with regards to this specific situation. 


I just said that, didn't I?

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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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« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2012, 02:29:57 PM »
Hussey,

By the way, 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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Do NOT use Private Messages to question other members about any transmission, testing or symptom issues. These issues must be discussed in the public forum. Misuse of the PM function in this manner will result in your PM privileges being removed without warning.


I've removed your PM privilege. You need to understand that this isn't a chat room - it's a forum. Sometimes you just have to wait for an answer.

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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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« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2012, 02:40:29 PM »
Sorry I did read the welcome thread, i didn't process the info, I haven't been thinking straight with the anxiety.
Thanks for your time, please accept my apologies.

Ps this is my last post , am I right in thinking  I'm ok to go back to having relations with my girlfriend without worrying about HIV?

Thankyou ann


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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2012, 02:47:11 PM »
Hussey,

You can have unprotected intercourse with your girlfriend provided you have both tested negative TOGETHER for all STIs, including but not limited to hiv. I believe I've already told you this as well.


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.


Please read the replies you have already had instead of asking for the same information over and over again.

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: Should I test?
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2012, 02:53:49 PM »
Okay. Understood

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2012, 05:48:04 PM »
Ps my girlfriend Is 100% negative of all STD's. And the only 2 times I've strayed have been mentioned in my post.

Rapid rod I would like your opinion too, if possible. Do u too think I don't need to worry about these possible exposures and testing with regards to this situation

I think I've already had a good telling off from Ann today, I'm new to this forum so all the things I done wrong with regards to not reading answers fully and private messages were out of inexperience with the forum.

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2012, 05:55:49 PM »
Nothing to add to what Ann has told you.

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« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2012, 06:00:10 PM »
Thank u :)

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2012, 04:45:44 PM »
I had a pcr rna test done 11 days post-exposure, it was before i got advice from you guys. The results were negative, but now i have found out its not very accurate.

this next question is just a general one
If I had a negative pcr rna test 11 days - would that likely transmit to a negative hiv duo test at say 28 days or is the pcr rna test so inaccurate that u couldn't answer that.

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Re: Should I test?
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2012, 05:14:10 PM »
You never had an exposure.

 


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