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Author Topic: Does having FORESKIN elevate risk of HIV during FROTTAGE???  (Read 866 times)

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Does having FORESKIN elevate risk of HIV during FROTTAGE???
« on: March 29, 2014, 04:36:37 PM »
Just over a month ago, i saw a street prostitute, we did frottage (no intercourse occured at all) where we were both naked and she sat on the shaft of my erect uncircumcised penis as i was laying on my back. my penis tip never came in direct contact with her wet vagina but i am just worried in case her infectious vaginal fluid may have crept into my urethra or stayed on my foreskin and infected me and the fact that she was rubbing her very wet vagina on my erect UNCIRCUMCISED penis where it came in contact around and in my pulled back foreskin???
*no penetration occurred*

I had a third gen blood test at GUM clinic at exactly 6 weeks after this incident and the results are negative (thankfully!), should i test one more time over this SPECIFIC incident???

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Re: Does having FORESKIN elevate risk of HIV during FROTTAGE???
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2014, 04:41:00 PM »
HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.
HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
Mother to child

You never had an exposure.

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Re: Does having FORESKIN elevate risk of HIV during FROTTAGE???
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2014, 04:43:10 PM »
thank you for the prompt reply, but should i test again at the 3 month mark????

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Re: Does having FORESKIN elevate risk of HIV during FROTTAGE???
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2014, 04:46:11 PM »
also i read that the cells on the inner foreskin are more susceptible to hiv but this is only relevant during unprotected intercourse NOT during the course of frottage such as mine - am i right????

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Does having FORESKIN elevate risk of HIV during FROTTAGE???
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2014, 05:52:06 PM »
You did not have a risk and as Rod advised ...

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
Mother to child

HIV does not creep so you were not crept upon by HIV . HIV is not infectious once outside the body so you do not have to worry about it creeping or slithering .

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 did not have a risk and do not need to test for this specific incident , 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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