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Author Topic: Do i need testing?????  (Read 942 times)

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Offline Mixalis

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Do i need testing?????
« on: September 21, 2012, 06:48:26 AM »
Hi to everyone...just a question...

A few days ago i had sex with a girl, don't know her HIV status. In the beginning i fingered her and then stopped and started to put on the condom. The problem is that i touched for a few seconds my penis head (urethra) with the same wet finger that i had used to finger her. Is there any chance of infection this way?...or the vaginal fluids on the head maybe were pushed inside my urethra during protected intercourse???...Do i need testing????

                                                                                Thank you very much

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Re: Do i need testing?????
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2012, 07:53:30 AM »
Mix,

Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse where the virus never leave 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 to infect. For this reason, you were NOT at risk from vaginal fluids on your finger, regardless of where you put your wet fingers.

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 GETTING VAGINAL FLUIDS ON YOUR PENIS, 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!

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Possible Indirect contact with semen
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2013, 11:52:01 AM »
Hi to everyone,

A week ago I visited a brothel. The prostitute was offering free ejaculation on her chest/breast for her clients. When she entered the room for me she was wearing her brasserie and she took it off and I gave her one harmless and instant bite with my lips on her nipples. It kind felt for me something some moist on my lips but nothing inside my mouth. My lips were dry due to season but with no visible cuts or sores. Since then, a freaky idea has stuck into my mind about what if she had semen left on her nipples by a previous client. Of course there was a lag of time between the previous client and me, and she was wearing her brasserie which means that her nipples were covered at the moment. The reason that am puzzled is because I read stories about some homosexual sexual people that were infected from performing oral sex to their partners so they came in contact with semen, certainly directly and not indirectly, if that ever happened to my case. There was no other penetrative sex and I only received oral sex from her with condom on. If that moistness was related to semen should I worry???.....i exercise ALWAYS  protected penetrative sex with my female partners. I would appreciate your opinion about my incident based on your experience and the findings of science.. 

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Re: Do i need testing?????
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2013, 12:34:48 PM »
You didn't have a risk . HIV is fragile and cant survive outside of the human body , its instantly damaged and unable to infect once exposed to oxygen .

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED HIV TESTING AT THIS TIME for this incident , 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!

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Re: Do i need testing?????
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2013, 12:37:22 PM »
Please keep all you concerns in this one thread and do not start another one . If you have trouble finding your thread go to your profile and select show own post and it will take you here .

 


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