Quantcast

Subscribe to:
POZ magazine
E-newsletters
Join POZ: Facebook MySpace Twitter Pinterest
Tumblr Google+ Flickr MySpace
POZ Personals
Sign In / Join
Username:
Password:
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
September 02, 2014, 03:43:44 PM

Login with username, password and session length


Members
Stats
  • Total Posts: 636904
  • Total Topics: 48345
  • Online Today: 304
  • Online Ever: 585
  • (January 07, 2014, 02:31:47 PM)
Users Online

Welcome


Welcome to the POZ/AIDSmeds Community Forums, a round-the-clock discussion area for people with HIV/AIDS, their friends/family/caregivers, and others concerned about HIV/AIDS.  Click on the links below to browse our various forums; scroll down for a glance at the most recent posts; or join in the conversation yourself by registering on the left side of this page.

Privacy Warning:  Please realize that these forums are open to all, and are fully searchable via Google and other search engines. If you are HIV positive and disclose this in our forums, then it is almost the same thing as telling the whole world (or at least the World Wide Web). If this concerns you, then do not use a username or avatar that are self-identifying in any way. We do not allow the deletion of anything you post in these forums, so think before you post.

  • The information shared in these forums, by moderators and members, is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between an individual and his/her own physician.

  • All members of these forums are, by default, not considered to be licensed medical providers. If otherwise, users must clearly define themselves as such.

  • Forums members must behave at all times with respect and honesty. Posting guidelines, including time-out and banning policies, have been established by the moderators of these forums. Click here for “Am I Infected?” posting guidelines. Click here for posting guidelines pertaining to all other POZ/AIDSmeds community forums.

  • We ask all forums members to provide references for health/medical/scientific information they provide, when it is not a personal experience being discussed. Please provide hyperlinks with full URLs or full citations of published works not available via the Internet. Additionally, all forums members must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.

  • Product advertisement—including links; banners; editorial content; and clinical trial, study or survey participation—is strictly prohibited by forums members unless permission has been secured from POZ.

To change forums navigation language settings, click here (members only), Register now

Para cambiar sus preferencias de los foros en español, haz clic aquí (sólo miembros), Regístrate ahora

Finished Reading This? You can collapse this or any other box on this page by clicking the symbol in each box.

Welcome to Am I Infected

IMPORTANT UPDATE
Posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Welcome to the "Am I Infected?" POZ forum.

New members -- those who have posted three or fewer messages -- are permitted to post questions and responses, free of charge (make them count!). Ongoing participation in the "Am I Infected?" forum -- posting more than three questions or responses -- requires a paid subscription.

A seven-day subscription is $9.99, a 30-day subscription is $14.99 and a 90-day subscription is $24.99.

Anyone who needs to post more than three messages in the "Am I Infected?" forum -- including past, present and future POZ Forums members -- will need to subscribe, with secure payments made via PayPal.

There will be no charge to continue reading threads in the "Am I Infected?" forum, nor will there be a charge for participating in any of the Main Forums; Meds, Mind, Body & Benefits; and Off Topic Forums. Similarly, all POZ and AIDSmeds pages, including our "How is HIV Transmitted?" and "Am I Infected? (A Guide to Testing for HIV)" lessons, will remain accessible to all. 

NOTE: HIV testing questions will still need to be posted in the "Am I Infected?" forum; attempts to post HIV symptoms or testing questions in any other forums will be considered violations of our rules of membership and subject to time-outs and permanent bans.

To learn how to upgrade your Forums account to participate beyond three posts in the "Am I Infected?" Forum, please click here.

Thank you for your understanding and future support of the best online support service for people living with, affected by and at risk for HIV.

Author Topic: poor choice really afraid of hiv and upset with myself  (Read 1253 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline nervousintheservice

  • member
  • Member
  • Posts: 3
poor choice really afraid of hiv and upset with myself
« on: February 23, 2013, 07:18:00 PM »
35 year's old in military ,met a csw thru online did a prescreen of her asking about HIV test and the usual she says she always tests and is safe.  Masterbated using shampoo before this encounter and shaft of penis was irritated and stung when touched, its was located at upper half of shaft below the head it was red in between folds maybe raw but no bleeding didn't seem like a cut . Back to encounter had protected sex however condom slipped to upper half of shaft last few times of shoves I'm pretty sure tip of penis was covered as I climaxed I withdrew penis came out of condom and condom was sitting halfway or less than halfway out of her vagina I could see my semen in the condom.  My concern is my irritated skin on my shaft I'm sure was exposed inside her vagina and her fluids what's my risk for infection as I'm stressing and  2 weeks later had headaches , swollen gland on neck and sore throat so I'm worried..thanks for time in reading this

Offline RapidRod

  • Member
  • Posts: 15,286
Re: poor choice really afraid of hiv and upset with myself
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2013, 07:29:30 PM »
You never had an exposure. The condom covered the head of your penis and that is all that is required.

Offline nervousintheservice

  • member
  • Member
  • Posts: 3
Re: poor choice really afraid of hiv and upset with myself
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2013, 07:49:56 PM »
Thank you Rod  that's what I was Hoping...it was the irritattion that scared me the most now I can get back to work without stressing. I was on here back in 2008 becus of unprotected sex and I spoke to you and Mr Velez ....but I always use protection and this mishap brought bad memories back and wanted clarifaction with this thank you for informing us truly..where can I donate to you guys

Offline Andy Velez

  • Global Moderator
  • Member
  • Posts: 24,621
Re: poor choice really afraid of hiv and upset with myself
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2013, 12:31:02 PM »
As Rod has told you and I am just reaffirming it, you were not at risk this time.

Stop worrying and get on with your life.

If you want to make a donation you can send it to:

AIDSMEDS.com
462 7th Avenue
19th floor
NY NY 10018

Cheers. 
Andy Velez

Offline nervousintheservice

  • member
  • Member
  • Posts: 3
Re: poor choice really afraid of hiv and upset with myself
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2013, 06:14:33 PM »
Roger that sir, under these circumstance its good to see you both again and thank you for what you both do.  I never thought I'd be back on here but yet again I am only I do use protection from now on . Just this mishap is what had me concerned but no longer ...I will define send donation and thanks again for informing myself as well as those that our worried..

 


Terms of Membership for these forums
 

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved.   terms of use and your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.