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Offline DDosss

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Worried sick
« on: November 18, 2013, 07:01:52 PM »
Hi. About 6 months ago me and my friend went to a brothel you know never been before see whats is like had sex with a hooker all safe and everything with condom nothing broke when i was finished i removed the condom (which probably got her vaginal fluids on it) using my hand and finished my self off after paying her and putting on my clothes I left got a can of pepsi( took me about 3-5 mins) and while opening the can cut my finger just enough to bleed without thinking  I touched the wound with the hand i used to removed the condom. About 4 weeks later i got sever sore throat temperature lasted for about a week was fatigued as well.in those past months i been with few women. I didn't think much of the accident until recently stumbling upon article about HIV symptoms so I decided to contact the previous partners I had in those 6 months since the accident the girls I had sex with unprotected didn't get any symptoms but other girls which only gave me oral one of them i came inside the mouth one just a short 1 min blowjob without cumming the all got the same symptoms as I did one of them even said she got a rash. T his got me worried sick so I booked an appointment for next week to check it out. One more thing my roommate a guy got the same symptoms as i had but the hasn't been no sexual act between us nothing of that matter. I'm wondering can this be Glandular fever as I do some days still feel very tired or that little cut got infected when i touched it with my hand. Please give me a response feeling very very scared about this.

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Re: Worried sick
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2013, 07:16:51 PM »
Nothing you have described has put you at risk for HIV infection.  HIV is a very fragile virus and once it is exposed to the air, it loses it's ability to infect.

The risk factors for HIV are ...

Sharing IV drug needles immediately after use.
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex.
Mother to child during or shortly after birth
Very specific healthcare situations.

Use condoms for vaginal and anal sex consistently and correctly and you will avoid HIV infection, it is that simple.

Joe

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Re: Worried sick
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2013, 07:22:34 PM »
Im not clear on one of your statements . You wrote ...

I didn't think much of the accident until recently stumbling upon article about HIV symptoms so I decided to contact the previous partners I had in those 6 months since the accident the girls I had sex with unprotected

Please clarify if you had unprotected vaginal or anal sex since you were last tested , it matters .


Offline DDosss

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Re: Worried sick
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2013, 07:31:08 PM »
What I ment to say since the cut on my finger accident and getting my symptoms i had 2 oral partners just oral that got the same symptoms after they performed oral on me and I had two unprotected sex partners which had no such symptoms as I did, but the girls that I had unprotected sex were my previous girlfriends clean young women and now recently my roommate a guy got the same symptoms me and him never even kissed or shared sexual partners.

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Re: Worried sick
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2013, 07:38:48 PM »
If you have had unprotected anal or vaginal sex with anyone since your last HIV test you must test again . You can do so at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 3 months to confirm the results .

You cant ask a persons HIV status and trust that they really know or that they are telling you the truth , the only way to YOUR status is to test at the appropriate time .

You cant go by symptoms or lack of them either .  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: Worried sick
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2013, 07:44:11 PM »
I know that unprotected sex is highly risky, but can you answer me this how possible is to get HIV if i touch a condom which has vaginal fluids on them and couple minutes later i cut my self on  a finger ( just a little cut enough to bleed) and then touch the cut with the hand i touched the condom with?

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Re: Worried sick
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2013, 07:53:21 PM »
I know that unprotected sex is highly risky, but can you answer me this how possible is to get HIV if i touch a condom which has vaginal fluids on them and couple minutes later i cut my self on  a finger ( just a little cut enough to bleed) and then touch the cut with the hand i touched the condom with?

Joe answered your question already .

That isn't a risk . Touching your penis after sex with vaginal secretions is not a risk . HIV is fragile and when its exposed to oxygen and small changes in temperatures and PH levels damages hiv and instantly renders it unable to infect , so even with a cut on your finger it is not a risk .

Just remember to get tested because you have had a risk in the past before this incident .

 


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