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Offline Concerned2013

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Risks Assessment Needed - Please Help Me
« on: March 02, 2013, 12:03:31 AM »
The Massages:

1) Early this year I went to the massage parlors a few times there, which the girls gave me HJ, then she clean my penis with the towel that I don''t think they washed it up to standard or worse, just flip it over. Could the semen from the previous client''s was still on the towel, then she used that same towel to clean my penis and allow the virus to enter my body through the muscous membrane on my uretha?

2) Other time, the massage girl has a broken pimple on her nose which there wasn't any active bleeding, and the scrab was intact when her pimple wound touched my my nipple, and my chest skin which was intact, any concern to worry about? Besides, does sharing drinks has any risks? I mean when people held your drinks by the mouth of the cup and then you drink it.

3) And one time (early or mid January this year 2013) , I went to a massage place and the massage girl gave me an unprotected BJ which I came like a minute later. we did not do anything other than that.
In addition, I want to mention that the girl did not have blood coming out of her mouth or gum bleeding at the time, she did not complain anything about her mouth. And, my penis was fine, no sores or cuts.

Note: I have an injury on my nee which the scab were broke due to the shower and steam bath. However, I covered them all up with bandages and did not let the girl touched it.

Then, two to three weeks after this incident, i got sick from a long walk day, roughly 6 miles walked. my symptoms on the first day included, chills, body aches, light headache, sorethroat, short mild fever. On the second I felt everything better, still a litte sore throat, lost appetite, 1 time diareha, upset stomach a little bit. does these mean anything? I also had chronic cough which lasted for like a month, however, nothing else besides the cough, I eat well, sleep well, no fatigue, no fever, no loss of appatite, no swollen lymnode, etc.

Can any of you assess my risks? do I need testing?

Also, I forgot to mention, at the massage places, when they gave me a shower, on the back of my knee there was a small cut,( 24 hours old). Could anything on the sponge that they used to wash me got on my cut to cause me concern? or if they hands also had cuts?

Sport Incident:

4) One time, I played soccer on the field which I fell three times and injured my knee caused it to bleeds. My wound did not comes into contact with anyone, and as I remembered I was the only one who has a injured and it bled during that time. The only thing that comes into contact with my wounded knee was the artificial grass(plastic) on the field and the soccer ball. Any risks for me from this?

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Re: Risks Assessment Needed - Please Help Me
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2013, 12:14:34 AM »
Hi Concerned , nothing you mentioned was or is a risk for HIV and you do not need to test for any of the situations you mentioned .

Getting a blow job is not a risk for HIV , as long as you use condoms consistently and correctly for vaginal or anal sex you will avoid exposure to the HIV virus .

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« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2013, 11:39:10 PM »
thanks for your advice, how come there are some sites that says bj has a very small risks you know? 

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Re: Risks Assessment Needed - Please Help Me
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2013, 11:41:08 PM »
Any reputable site doesn't.

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Re: Risks Assessment Needed - Please Help Me
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2013, 08:36:57 AM »
Concerned,

1. 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 outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect. For this reason, you are not going to become infected from hiv that may be outside the body and on objects like towels, sheets, doorknobs, cups, forks, or any other thing that is not in the inside of an anus, vagina, or penis.

2. See answer #1 above. The same principles apply. The outer bodies of hiv positive people who are living with hiv are not crawling with hiv that is just waiting to jump onto you and infect you.

3. Getting a blowjob is 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.

As for blood in the mouth, unless you're in the habit of repeatedly punching a person in the mouth before they blow (or kiss) you, there could not possibly be enough blood present to cause concern. Not one person has EVER been infected through getting their dick sucked or through kissing and you are not going to be the first.

4. Again, you are not going to become infected from hiv in the environment and that also includes sports playing fields. Not one person has ever been infected through playing sports and you're not going to be the first.

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 FOR HIV SPECIFICALLY OVER GETTING A BLOWJOB, TOUCHING HIV POSITIVE PEOPLE, OR TOUCHING OBJECTS IN THE ENVIRONMENT, 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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« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2013, 10:44:42 PM »
thanks guys for the replies.  I also asked Aidsvancouver.org for their assessment and this is their answers for me as for the cases I mentioned.
3) The experience you had, receiving a blowjob is not a high risk exposure for the transmission of HIV. Having  oral sexual relations with someone who you do not know their sexual history of, while not a great cause for concern in the transmission of HIV, may still put you at risk for other Sexually Transmitted Infections, such as syphilis. 

Before, that they said like this:  The act of receiving oral sex is considered negligible because this does involve the potential for the exchange in body fluids. Many will state that oral sex poses no risk because there has never been a documented case of HIV Transmission from an oral sex act.

Can anyone help me clarify these answers, they kinda confuse me and getting me into terify mode.  Although, I don't mind to get testing knowing that it is unlikely that I might catch anything, yet, their answers started to worry me. Thanks.

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Re: Risks Assessment Needed - Please Help Me
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2013, 10:50:11 PM »
The facts are still the same in your situation , you never had a risk .

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Re: Risks Assessment Needed - Please Help Me
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2013, 03:09:21 AM »
Concerned,

What the people in Vancouver were telling you is that while you were NOT at risk for hiv when getting a blowjob, you were at risk for some of the other, much more easily transmitted STIs.

As a sexually active adult, you should be getting a full sexual health check up at least once a year. I've already told you this. What you do with the information you've been given is up to you.

Ann
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