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Offline reallypanicking

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risk?????
« on: August 02, 2015, 08:39:10 AM »
hello everyone i am really hoping to get your help on this....yesterday i met an old friend of mine,she had been away from home for a long time and i was so happy to see her ..this friend of mine was born h hiv+ ...when i saw her she was doing the dishes so she coudnt give me a handshake but rather offered me her arm and i shook her arm i had not noticed that she had eczema or zits i dont know what they are called but they look like big rashes and they were bleeding ...i only noticed that after i took out my phone from my pocket and realised that my fingers and under my fingers nails had blood (i  have a habbit of biting nails until there is only flesh showing) on them i asked her about it and she said they are always there now my real concern is about 10-15 mins prior to this i had pricked my finger with a safety pin and had bled a little bit and then stopped i hadnt thought much about it until when i realised that i had fresh blood on my prick i called my doc and he thinks its a risk though its just a little risk..please do you think i need PEP help me i am  really panicking ...is a prick wound considered a point of entry for the virus...thank you in advance for your help

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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2015, 08:50:45 AM »
You can relax as you never had a risk.  HIV does not survive outside the body, where changes in temperature, pH and moisture levels, damage HIV leaving it unable to infect.  You would need to have a very deep tissue wound, that would be bleeding profusely to have even a slight risk.  The risk from HIV is from unprotected intercourse and not from the casual contact you are worried about.

You have not had even the slightest risk and you do not need PEP or to test over this incident.

Joe

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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2015, 09:00:18 AM »
ohhh my word!!!really ??thank you very much for the assuarance i am really grateful..i was really stressed out since her rashes were actively bleeding and my prick was fresh...please one more question if its not too much to ask..how come a prick is not considered a point of entry for the virus?

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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2015, 09:03:30 AM »
As long as you use condoms for anal and vaginal sex and never share IV drug rigs with an infected person you will avoid HIV .

It sounds simple but its true so read it again its just that easy to avoid HIV.

Offline reallypanicking

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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2015, 05:42:57 AM »
hello guys um here with another question...yesterday my boyfriend held a drink up party and got into a fight with another guy and he sustained cuts on the hands but didnt tell me about it approximately 3-5mins after the fight we had oral sex he fingered me for long time with the fingers that had cuts on them and we tried having sex for the first time and i made him wear a condom but it waas so painful for me he tried about four times but i told him to stop i am almost certain i wasnt penetrated but after the fourth attempt i touched his penis and it had no condom so i knew he took it off when je was trying to enter me ,today when we woke up we sat outside holding hands thats when i realised his fingers had bloody cuts and the cuts were so red and he told me he was hurt during the fight and i freaked out now my questions are
1 him pushing his penis on my vagina entrance is it a risk
2 his possibly bleeding cuts in my vagina is it a
 risk
3 i had bumped my nail in the wall and had bled then i gave him a handjob with the same hand is it a risk

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Re: risk?????
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2015, 06:17:38 AM »
As long as you use condoms for anal and vaginal sex and never share IV drug rigs with an infected person you will avoid HIV .

It sounds simple but its true so read it again its just that easy to avoid HIV.

Joe

 


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