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Offline Rob142832

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HIV from Masturbation
« on: October 23, 2013, 08:22:53 AM »
I have a question. About two weeks ago I received a handjob from a prostitute. She used her vaginal fluids from masturbating herself to masturbate me. I am having issues with frequent urination and tingling. I went to the doctor and I was diagnosed with urethritis and not from other stds as I was checked. He did not seem concerned with HIV. Do I need to test for HIV after this incident?  Obviously something made its way into my urethra. Thanks in advance for your responses. I'm very concerned after this. Can I have safe sex with my girlfriend?

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Re: HIV from Masturbation
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 08:31:57 AM »
Rob, you are worrying needlessly about HIV. It's a fragile virus and is not transmitted in a fiable form in the manner you are concerned about. In fact the only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as condoms are always used correctly for those activities you will be well protected.

Our focus is strictly on HIV only. Other stds are much easier to acquire so it's good you checked things out with your doctor. From what you are reporting and your checkup I don't see any reason to be concerned about safe sex with your gf.

Andy Velez

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Re: HIV from Masturbation
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013, 08:38:01 AM »
Thanks Andy that makes me feel a lot better.  It's hard to wrap my brain around it as she used her vaginal fluids to masturbate me.  It was only a matter of a few seconds she went from masturbating herself to then doing it to me. 

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Re: HIV from Masturbation
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 08:45:30 AM »
The fluid a woman produces when sexually excited comes from the Bartholin's glands, located on either side of the vaginal opening. I have yet to discover one shred of evidence (and believe me, I've looked) that shows this lubricating fluid to have any more hiv present than other bodily secretions such as saliva, sweat or tears. Saliva, sweat and tears are NOT infectious fluids.

The fluids you were in contact with are not infectious for HIV . The female secretion where hiv has been shown to be present is the cervicovaginal fluid. This fluid is actually a thick mucus that covers and protects the cervix and you were no where near the cervix .

Its the same reason why lesbians do not transmit HIV during cunnilingus .

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Re: HIV from Masturbation
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2013, 08:50:19 AM »
Thanks Jeff. What if some of the other fluid got mixed into the fluid that was used to masturbate me?  Would there be a chance then?  Does the virus immediately die when it hits the air?  I tested for HIV this past January and it was negative obviously and haven't had even one risky event since this and now I am freaking out!

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Re: HIV from Masturbation
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2013, 08:57:39 AM »
Rob my friend , you did not have a risk , not in the slightest . If you had a risk we would be falling over each other trying to get you to test for HIV .   

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!

If you cant accept the fact you did not have a risk then go test for peace of mind . You can do so at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 3 months to confirm the results . It will be negative if this is your only concern . 


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