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Offline Kumar641987

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Am i infected or do i need testing?
« on: September 22, 2012, 07:51:58 AM »
Hi there I have been going through your forums since long time and have learned many things on safe sex, I would like to know more about the safety of the acts i have performed or do i need testing over the following exposures-
1.Have been to numerous happy ending massage with prostate massage without hand gloves.
2.Tried penetrating my masseur unknown HIV stat.wore a condom but i am not sure properly penetrated or not then hand job till ejaculation.
3.Many episodes of mutual masturbation with males may be have exchanged fluids during masturbation.
As of my knowledge have never had anal or vaginal sex without condom.So do i have any chance of being at a risk and do i need testing.
I am a25 year old Indian male staying in Bahrain.(just for info)
Thank you for viewing my post.

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Re: Am i infected or do i need testing?
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2012, 08:48:24 AM »
Kumar,

1. Being masturbated by another person is NOT a risk for hiv infection. Having your prostrate massaged is also not a risk for hiv infection. Yes, I realise that it involves someone putting their finger into your rectum. Fingering is not a risk for hiv infection.

2. Again, no risk. Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection. There have been three long-term studies of couples where one is positive and one is negative. In the couples who used condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, but no barrier for oral activities, not one of the negative partners became infected with hiv. Not one.

3. Mutual masturbation is NOT a risk for hiv infection, and it doesn't matter if you got another guy's cum on your penis.

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 ACTIVITIES YOU ARE CONCERNED 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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Offline Kumar641987

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Re: Am i infected or do i need testing?
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2012, 11:03:24 AM »
Thanks Ann with your reply again as I said these are only experiences o mutual masturbation and massages , so over this there is no specific reason to get tested for right?
As for the sake of my surety i will do the same as i will be getting married but again just wanted to know can i still continue this sort of happy ending massage or mutual masturbation?
Thank you very much once again.

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Re: Am i infected or do i need testing?
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2012, 11:09:51 AM »
Kumar,

No, you do not need to test specifically over any of the activities you discussed.

Yes, feel free to enjoy your happy ending massages and mutual masturbation. None of those activities are risks for hiv infection.

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

Ann
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Condom and Lube Info  



"...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 Kumar641987

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Re: Am i infected or do i need testing?
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2012, 12:10:00 PM »
Once again thanks , actually i was happy unless i started googling it and slowly started developing so called symptoms when I didn't google i used to be fine,,seriously net at times is confusing.
Gob bless you dear for what ever kind of help and guidance you give to confused people like me.

 


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