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Author Topic: Unprotected oral & symptoms  (Read 677 times)

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Offline aphk

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Unprotected oral & symptoms
« on: February 11, 2016, 06:52:12 AM »
I gave unprotected oral to another guy around 6 weeks ago and swallowed semen. I haven't had any real symptoms of anything other than a slight sore throat (possibly unrelated) and a sporadic light red skin rash that comes and goes (also possibly unrelated). Would symptoms other than this have shown already?

Secondly, my partner (who does not know about the infidelity) has a burning tongue accompanied by some small ulcers. He has seen ENT specialists and a dentist who have ruled out thrush and infections, but does this sound indicative of HIV or another STI? Any info I have found online seems to suggest not. We have only engaged in mutual oral since the incident that I'm concerned about.

Any help/info would be appreciated.

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Re: Unprotected oral & symptoms
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2016, 07:16:56 AM »
Hi , All  studies have shown that the risk for sexually transmitted HIV comes from unprotected anal and vaginal intercourse. There is no need for testing over this incident,  simply wait till its time for your next HIV test as a part of your regular checkup . If this is your only concern you should expect a negative result.
However other STDs are much easier to catch , so please work with your doctor for those and your symptoms.

To avoid infection,
You need to be using condoms for all anal and vaginal intercourse until you are in a trusting monogamous relationship and both have been tested for all STDs and HIV.
Everyone who is sexually active should have an annual exam and test for all STDs and HIV ,and always after unprotected intercourse. Always using condoms will give you peace of mind your tests will return with a negative result.

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