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Offline mahi

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am i infected?
« on: January 12, 2016, 12:12:38 AM »
Hi,
I am from India, I will be as detailed as possible about my exposure, 4 days ago, i had an intercourse with a csw, it was my first time, i was enticed into it by peer pressure and let me tell you she was a cheap one and really dirty, she was stinking, but anyways i decided to go ahead, i insisted on a condom during vaginal and oral on me as well, 1) but the condoms which were provided by them were in the car for a long time and latex was certainly substandard, i did not even hear about this shoddy brand before, but i checked the wrapper, it was latex and expiration was 2018, but the moment she was giving me oral, it was looking soapy, after the act, i filled water in the condom to check, there did not seem to be any  visible holes. What do you think of that?
2) As i couldn't ejaculate, After she removed the condom, she gave me a hand job, she had a deep cut on one of her fingers, which was not bleeding but the wound was fresh. what are the chances?

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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2016, 07:18:17 AM »
If the condom didn’t fail ( it did not ) there was no risk, an intact condom means no risk for HIV. Condoms are designed as to leave no doubt when they fail… so you did have protected sex. The hand job was not a risk, 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 leaves the confines of the two bodies. Once hiv finds itself outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect.

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 did not have a risk and do not need to test for this specific 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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Offline mahi

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Re: am i infected?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2016, 11:50:16 AM »
Thanks jeff for your inputs. I will always follow your advice

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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2016, 03:10:46 PM »
I have one last question, If don't mind, can you please tell me, what is the window period to get tested for other stds.
Thank you in anticipation.

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Re: am i infected?
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2016, 04:12:08 PM »
It's pretty much the same as HIV.  A negative at 3 months can be considered an all clear.
Andy Velez

 


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