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Advice needed
« on: June 14, 2013, 08:07:43 PM »
Dear all,
Few weeks ago, I had encountered with a hot guy with unknown HIV status (assuming HIV+). I had been very careful during the encounter, however, there are always this scary feeling that I am feeling now.
All the activities involved were: kissing, oral (I was given oral with condom on), fingering (receiving in the ass), penis rubbing and semen on my chest. I am worried about the last three activities.
Are there any chances that HIV might be  transmitted through two penis rubbing side by side ? I am not sure whether there was any precum during this time.
I am also not sure whether there was a cut in his finger when fingering.
I had my teeth brushed few hours before the encounter.
I read that HIV transmission through semen on the skin (chest) is low I am sure that there isnt any cut on my chest, but I am still worried.

Could you please advise whether my fear is justified?
Plus, I lost weight 2 weeks afterwards. I am not sure whether this was due to my diet or ......

Thanks.




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Re: Advice needed
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2013, 08:25:34 PM »
Hi Quest . The only risk sexually for HIV is through unprotected vaginal and anal sex . As long as you are using condoms for vaginal and anal sex consistently and correctly you will avoid HIV exposure .

Oral sex , kissing and rubbing or frottage is not a risk , nor is cuming or being cumed upon a risk .

You don't need testing for this specific incident , however 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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Re: Advice needed
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2013, 01:02:01 AM »
Yeah, using a condom to receive oral sex is similar to using a dental dam for kissing. It's completely unnecessary.

Use a condom for penetrative anal and vaginal sex, and don't share IV drg injecting needles - you will avoid HIV if you do those simple things.
"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: Advice needed
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2013, 08:11:51 AM »
Thanks all for the response.
Internet and google can be a scary place to find out information like this as people tend to dramatize the possibility and risk.

 


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