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Offline enigmaticone

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Severe Anxiety
« on: September 25, 2012, 03:23:17 PM »
Before I begin I would like to thank all who are involved with this forum, for the time and effort you put in to help people like me. I have a question and I am hoping to get the knowledge needed to chill out.

I have read every post involving this topic, and i am sure mine is absolutely no different than anybody's. But coincidental symptoms are scaring me badly.

I recieved a blowjob, 8/11. I dont know this person at all. It lasted 3 minutes andi ejaculated in the persons mouth. I immediately scheduled std screening for the followig month. I thought no more until 15 days later when I developed a fever of 101 to 102...I got chills and horrible sweats. Nothing else though. It lasted 6 days and then was over. Tylenol reduced the fever.

Now I, like many anxiety ridden people, googled this, which was incredibly stupid.I noticed that fever and body aches and sweats could occur at seroconversion which happened at the time ars can occur.

I know this is probably unrelated but my brain is working against me. Could someone help me??

Thank you again!

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Re: Severe Anxiety
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2012, 06:26:52 PM »
You were never at risk of contracting HIV from getting a blowjob.

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Re: Severe Anxiety
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2012, 07:17:19 AM »
Enigma,

Getting a blowjob is absolutely NOT a risk for hiv infection. Not only is saliva not infectious, but it also contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that damage hiv and render it unable to infect. Not one single person has ever been infected through being blown and you are not going to be the first.

Neither symptoms nor the lack of symptoms will ever tell you a single thing about your hiv status, only testing will. While you do not need to test specifically over this blowjob, if you're a sexually active adult you should be having a complete sexual health check up at least once a year.

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 A BLOWJOB, 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: Severe Anxiety
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2012, 11:28:43 AM »
Ann and Rod, thank you both for the reassurance. Just for my own peace of mind, if my fever had been from ars, and this started at 15 days past exposure and i had an hiv test at almost 5 weeks, would the result had been positive? i would really like to know. Thanks again,


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Re: Severe Anxiety
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2012, 05:04:44 AM »
Enigma,

Yes, if your fever had anything to do with hiv, you would have tested positive at five weeks - or at the very least, you would have tested indeterminate.

The symptoms that sometimes accompanies seroconversion are not due to the virus itself. They are due to the process the body goes through while producing antibodies. Certain chemicals are produced - notably interferon - which causes flu-like symptoms such as fever.

But anyway, YOU DID NOT HAVE A RISK. Not one person has EVER been infected through getting a blowjob and you are NOT going to be the first. You got your dick sucked. Get over 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

 


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