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Offline bartender0041

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help will be appreciated
« on: December 01, 2012, 01:20:26 PM »
Hi

firstly ur work is great n wish u all the best guys. Respectful salute

now i had one slightly risky encounter, was having anal sex (me as top) wit a thai shemale..i was in for 2 mins n she asked me to go in further..at the first hit i heard n felt  SNAPPPPP... pulled out immidiately and cn assure u wasnt in there more than 1 sec or 2. i dint continue sex after that but i am scared that condom may have been a natural one or wat they call as lambskin but for sure it wasnt a latex condom.
i am 27 yr old male (straight) with healthy lifestyle and use a lot of steroids, been on them for past 6 yrs on n off for cosmetic reasons.



i am a bit terrified n request u guys 2 advise me. its been 28 days since the exposure. do u think i should ve gone for PNP following that incident within 24 hrs? would it b advisable to get tested now if there was any risk??

plzz advise



Excuse my english


Offline RapidRod

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Re: help will be appreciated
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2012, 04:13:38 PM »
You know that you have had an exposure and you know when you can obtain your conclusive negative test result.

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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2012, 04:22:56 PM »
You know that you have had an exposure and you know when you can obtain your conclusive negative test result.

I appreciate ur help teak...but i want more explaination on my situation from other experts...its just my mind n my anxiety..if u cn provide me wit details like most other ppl on forums to normal questions i will b thankful..if u cnt provide that then plzz understand my situation n let sumone else do dat fr me ( no hrd feelings) i kno ur a very knowledgible person i respect u fr dat but im not looking for a line answer now..my mind n heart wun accept that. so plzzz...hope u understand

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Re: help will be appreciated
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2012, 05:56:40 PM »
Yes, you have had a risk for HIV as unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse are the only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV. So you need to always use a condom for those activities.

The risk is lower for the insertive partner. And we are talking about a single potential exposure. So the odds are in your favor against infection. You can test with any HIV test at 6 weeks. If you get a negative result then it is likely you willcontinue to test negative at 3 months for a conclusive result. Any testing before then is too soon to be reliable.

 
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Re: help will be appreciated
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2012, 07:09:10 PM »
bart,

You do need to test due to the broken condom and you've been told when you can do that. However, PEP was not warranted in your case, because you were the insertive partner and because you withdrew immediately when the condom broke. So don't beat yourself up over not going for PEP - you're not likely to end up hiv positive over this situation anyway.

"Natural" or lambskin condoms are not clear, unlike latex condoms. They're opaque (milky looking). The condom may have been polyurethane and polyurethane condoms also protect against hiv infection. Some people like to use them because they have a sensitivity problem with latex (which is quite common) or because they can be used with oil based lubes.

I doubt very much that the condom was lambskin - they're difficult to find and they're very expensive.

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 - and also understand more about the different types. The link Condoms Are A Girl's Best Friend is particularly informative in this regard (different types) and much of the website is available in several different languages.

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: help will be appreciated
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2012, 07:16:12 PM »
Yes, you have had a risk for HIV as unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse are the only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV. So you need to always use a condom for those activities.

The risk is lower for the insertive partner. And we are talking about a single potential exposure. So the odds are in your favor against infection. You can test with any HIV test at 6 weeks. If you get a negative result then it is likely you willcontinue to test negative at 3 months for a conclusive result. Any testing before then is too soon to be reliable.

Big Hug and if u were a lady would ve kissed u (on ur cheek)...thank you so much

do u think i did something stupid that i will regret?? i mean did i really take a very big risk over nothing? do u think is there possibility of me getting positive? not asking for guarentee or to sign on govt papers but just asking so i can sleep again

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« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2012, 07:32:10 PM »
Bart,

Did you read my post (after Andy's)? I've already answered those questions.

You're not likely to end up hiv positive following this brief incident, with or without PEP. I've yet to see the insertive partner end up hiv positive following a condom break and I don't expect you to be the first.

Ann
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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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