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Author Topic: Is there risk of infection?  (Read 560 times)

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Is there risk of infection?
« on: January 23, 2014, 07:00:55 AM »
Hi
I was in Thailand where I had sex with a bar girl, I had unprotected oral sex involving kissing and blow jobs. Could this cause infection? I also had protected vaginal sex. Also after I fingered the girl she came and I think some of her cum fell on the head of my penis. Is there any chance of HIV or other STD in both these situations, the unprotected oral sex or the situation where her cum fell on my penis head.
Adam

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Re: Is there risk of infection?
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2014, 08:14:58 AM »
I read your concerns very carefully and you did NOT have a risk for HIV . The sexual risk of transmitting hiv comes from unprotected anal and vaginal sex . HIV poses no risk outside of the human body so getting splashed with fluids not a risk in this situation . HIV is far to fragile to be transmitted that way and no one has ever been infected in that manner . 

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 this incident , 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: Is there risk of infection?
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2014, 09:10:23 AM »
Thank you very much. So basically u r saying that the HIV virus can not survive in environments outside the human body and so there is no risk in this case, correct?
Also no risk with any oral because I read somewhere of minor chances if there are cuts in the mouth etc?
And finally if there is no risk in these situations and safe sex is practised as far as anal and vaginal sex is concerned then why do u recommend regular tests?
Please don't get me wrong, I just want all the info I can get on this as I'm not very well aware.
Thank you for your help once again.

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Re: Is there risk of infection?
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2014, 09:26:53 AM »
A,

It is correct that hiv cannot remain viable and able to infect when outside the body. 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.

Neither kissing nor getting a blowjob are risks for hiv infection. Not only is saliva NOT infectious, but it also contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that damage hiv and render it unable to infect.

As for blood in the mouth, unless you're in the habit of repeatedly punching a person in the mouth before they kiss or blow you, there could not possibly be enough blood present to cause the least hiv concern.

Not one person has ever been infected through kissing or blowjobs and you aren't going to be the first.

We recommend regular, routine sexual health check ups and STI testing because other STIs are MUCH more easily transmitted than hiv. For example, it is possible to become infected with syphilis, herpes and gonorrhea through getting a blowjob. Hiv testing should be included in a full sexual health check up as a matter of routine.

It's like having regular dental check ups. You may not have a toothache, but you go anyway to protect and preserve your oral health.

Routine sexual health check ups are what responsible, sexually active adults to do protect their own health and the health of their sexual partners. If you're old enough to be having sex, you're old enough to act in a responsible way and that means regular testing.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!!!

Ann

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