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About safe sex
« on: June 09, 2013, 09:48:13 PM »
I'm getting an older guy, and I am passive in the relationship.
Well he has a reputation for cad, catcher, etc. easy.
We do protected anal sex but unprotected oral sex.
The Health Ministery my country warns that unprotected oral sex transmits HIV yes.
Well, this week I was cut in the mouth due to bites acidentei I gave in my mouth to chew gum, etc. are open cuts. And even with the cuts, I sucked it hard without condom. I wonder if with these cuts and contacts in his seminal fluids, can I be infected?

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Re: About safe sex
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2013, 10:09:54 PM »
Hi Rocretino . You didn't have a risk for HIV . There are dozens of proteins and enzymes in your saliva that damage HIV and render it unable to infect .

 There have been no fewer than three separate serodiscordant couples studies (where one person is HIV positive, the other negative.) These couples were tracked for three. five and ten years. The couples used condoms for penetrative vaginal and anal sex, but NO BARRIER at all for oral sex. Any kind of oral sex.

These studies yielded NO infections.

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.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED FURTHER HIV TESTING AT THIS TIME for this particular incident , anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care checkup, 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 checkups, 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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Re: About safe sex
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2013, 11:00:33 PM »
Thanks for the reply.

But what about the courts? There is no risk of the virus to go directly into the bloodstream through the cracks in musoca mouth, even before the enzymes act?

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Re: About safe sex
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2013, 11:46:15 PM »
Thanks for the reply.

But what about the courts? There is no risk of the virus to go directly into the bloodstream through the cracks in musoca mouth, even before the enzymes act?

I cannot speak for the courts, but transmission in the manner you describe has yet to be quantified, once you move beyond the highly unreliable patient report.

So while maybe in theory what you describe could happen. However, I submit it would have to be a wound far greater than the cuts you described, and your ability to produce saliva would need to be impaired to a degree that suggest chronic methamphetamine use or a serious medical condition.

You had no quantifiable risk in performing oral sex without a condom.

"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Re: About safe sex
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013, 01:01:33 PM »
So I can keep doing oral sex without a barrier, since barrier use for anal sex?
I'm really scared because my partner already has a lot of sex, and the staff of TheBody.com scared me with transmission through oral sex

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Re: About safe sex
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2013, 01:25:08 PM »
So I can keep doing oral sex without a barrier, since barrier use for anal sex?
I'm really scared because my partner already has a lot of sex, and the staff of TheBody.com scared me with transmission through oral sex

As long as you are using condoms correctly and consistently for vaginal and anal sex you will avoid exposure to HIV .

If you are uncomfortable or fearful when having sex with your partner you need to discuss it with him or seek counseling to sort out your fear of contracting HIV .

If he cares for you then I sure he would want to know how you are feeling . Maybe his past was misrepresented and you got the wrong idea , you will never know until you have the conversation .

In the end its up to you to protect you health and you can do that by insisting on condoms for anal sex until such a time that you have both been tested and you are in a secure monogamous relationship .       
« Last Edit: June 11, 2013, 01:35:21 PM by Jeff G »

 


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