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Offline Rajkhanna

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? HIV risk in this case
« on: June 14, 2013, 10:39:13 AM »
Hi, I have serious phobia to HIV. I have never done intercourse with workers even protected. Last night I called one girl just for fun. I was extremely cautious. Before the actual act I asked her to take a shower.While showering together I saw her cleaning her vagina as she was rubbing it. Few seconds later I noticed that she was holding my penis trying to wash it. I moved off in anger and then thoroughly washed it and sent that girl away. I am very nervous now that vaginal fluid on her hands ( if any at all as she was washing)could have come into contact with my penis or urethra. I asked her many times about her status and she said she was negative. I could't sleep last night and can't wait for 3 months to get tested. Please advise about my risk. What impact water can have on rate of transmission?

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Re: ? HIV risk in this case
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2013, 10:52:14 AM »
You did not have a risk at all , zero .

HIV is transmitted through unprotected vaginal and anal sex , from sharing drug injection equipment and from mother the child during childbirth . You didn't a have risk unless you engaged in one of these activity's , and you didn't . 

I'm going to cut to the chase and be presumptuous and suggest that since you have a HIV phobia that this is a mental health issue and you need to seek therapy . We can only tell you the facts about HIV and that is as long as you are using condoms correctly and consistently for vaginal and anal sex you will avoid exposure to the HIV virus .

IT REALLY IS THAT SIMPLE ... you didn't have a risk for HIV so its safe to move on and get the help you need for your phobia .

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Re: ? HIV risk in this case
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2013, 04:52:03 AM »
Thanks For your reply. You are providing a wonderful service. Just last thing I want to ask is that when she washed her vagina and then grabbed my penis, it was erect. It was like a mild hand job while she was washing my erect penis, may be 4 strokes only when I pulled away. Please advise have u heard of transmission this way?? I am definitely seeking psych advise as well. God bless you .

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Re: ? HIV risk in this case
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2013, 06:39:02 AM »
Raj,

Getting a handjob is absolutely NOT a risk for hiv infection. Not one person has ever been infected this way and you are not going to be the first.

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 through a handjob, even if her hands were dripping in vaginal fluid.

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 OVER A HANDJOB OR SHOWERING WITH SOMEONE ELSE, 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: ? HIV risk in this case
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2013, 11:45:49 AM »
Hi
Thanks Jeff and Ann
Just one last/ general question. You said that transmission only takes place INSIDE human body when the virus does not leave the confines of two bodies. What is the mechanism involved during its transmission through infected needles? As virus has to come out of body on a needle before transfer. Please advise and God bless you.thanks

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« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2013, 12:07:22 PM »
Hi
Thanks Jeff and Ann
Just one last/ general question. You said that transmission only takes place INSIDE human body when the virus does not leave the confines of two bodies. What is the mechanism involved during its transmission through infected needles? As virus has to come out of body on a needle before transfer. Please advise and God bless you.thanks

When an HIV positive person shares IV drug injection equipment the risk comes from the fresh supply of infected blood that hasn't been exposed to oxygen being injected directly and immediately into a HIV negative person . The chamber of a hypodermic syringe exist in a low oxygen vacuum that allows infected blood to remain viable long enough to still be infectious , just long enough .

Pins and sewing needles or other sharp objects are not a risk for HIV because HIV cannot survive the instant it is exposed to oxygen . 

I guess you are asking because you are just curious ... because you didn't have a risk and do not have HIV .       

 


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