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Offline rocky1

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confused and scare!
« on: December 21, 2012, 08:21:39 AM »
Hi, thank you in advance for any info you share on this concern,
About 6 Weeks ago I had a encounter with a csw, she gave me unprotected oral sex not sure if she had any cuts on gums or sores, plus I fingered her a bit. what has me concern is that I always tend to have cuts on my finger from working on cars, and I think that day before all this happen I had a fresh hangnail cut that I had just been picking at it would this be acess to my bloodstream if it had just stop bleeding  and was still tender, I took a rapid test at 6 Weeks and its negative as of now should I take one at 12Weeks it was a oral swab test.

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2012, 09:10:13 AM »
No matter what details you throw into the mix, fingering is absolutely not a risk for HIV transmission. HIV is a fragile virus and is not transmitted in that manner.

Sexually the only confirmed risks for the transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. That's it. And as long as condoms are always used properly for those activities you will be well protected.

There was no need for testing and certainly no need to test again. You did not have a risk for HIV. And receiving oral sex is also not a risk for VIH.

Get on with your life.   
Andy Velez

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2012, 10:20:40 AM »
Thank you so much for your quick response really do appreciate it, what got me concern to begin with is that the cdc says there is a chance but i'm guessing there just trying to cover their butts on the matter, thank you again.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2012, 10:45:45 AM by rocky1 »

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2012, 01:42:28 PM »
Theoretically anything but sex with your own hand is potentially a risk. But decades of science and experience in the epidemic have taught us that basically sexual risk for HIV is about unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse.

Let it go and get on with your life. Really.
Andy Velez

Offline rocky1

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012, 02:11:57 PM »
Thank you Andy.

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2012, 11:08:39 AM »
This question is just for my own personal knowledge as I found some of these topics confusing when I was doing research.
Hi, and thank you in advance for any info anyone can give me on this matter. after reading online about hiv testing guidelines and recommendations it seems like a lot of people agree that a negative result at 6 weeks is a good indication of your hiv status of course with a 12 week test still being the conclusive test, as most people have detectable antibodies between 4-6 weeks, my question is does it matter what type of test you perform? for example if you took a rapid oral test versus a elisa test? would the 6 week still apply for a rapid test? can I trust a rapid test?.
My next question is about condoms, I have recently found out that it is recommended to put on a new condom after each sexual act why is that? lets say if I get protected oral sex and then have regular vaginal sex and then go back to oral sex and then back to vaginal and so on..., as long as the condom does not break have I damaged it in any way? Im I putting my self at risk for hiv by doing this?   

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2012, 11:27:45 AM »
Rapid tests are ELISA tests. Condom acts with multiple partners "orgy" and from vaginal to anal.

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Re: confused and scare!
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2012, 11:37:00 AM »
I don't know what you mean by "found out that it is recommended..." etc.

If a condom fails it is quite visible to the eye because the whole thing ends up looking like a hoop with strands hanging from the penis. It's not about little itty bitty holes.

Caution dictates not re-using a condom you've used sometime before. But otherwise I con't see any basis on which to be changing condoms from blowjob to intercourse and back.

Ultimately to an extent it's up to you and what you feel comfortable with. 
Andy Velez

 


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