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Author Topic: Got pre-cum on my finger cuts, worried a lot. Please help!  (Read 1213 times)

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Offline Shangju

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Got pre-cum on my finger cuts, worried a lot. Please help!
« on: January 14, 2014, 08:26:45 PM »
Hello  :),
I got few cuts on my fingers three days ago by using knife and some of them are pretty deep. Even now the cuts are still open and red. In addition, I can feel the pain when I touch them. I don't see any scab but there is no blood coming out of the cuts.

Last night I was fooling around with my friend and I got some of his pre-cum on my hands from his penis. By the time I had a little bit burning sensation on the cuts. I rubbed the pre-cum off my hands and went wash my hands. The deepest cut was open and red without scab but not bleeding.

I worried a lot and please help me that if I am infected with HIV or other STD. Thank you very much for your help!
(Sorry I am not a native English speaker, so my writing is bad... :()


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Re: Got pre-cum on my finger cuts, worried a lot. Please help!
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014, 08:47:21 PM »
Your English is good and I understand your concern but the truth is you did not have a risk with precum on your cut fingers .

HIV is fragile and becomes damaged when exposed to oxygen and temperature and PH levels outside the body . There is also the fact that the cells on your fingers are not the type HIV can readily latch onto . 

No one has ever been infected in the manner you are concerned with, no one ever .
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 testing for this specific 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: Got pre-cum on my finger cuts, worried a lot. Please help!
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2014, 09:10:12 PM »
Thank you very much Jeff  :D
Whew, I feel a bit relief now to know that no one ever got infected in this way.
(And you understand my concerns despite that I am not a native English speaker...)

Sorry that I still have two questions:
1) Even though the finger cuts are without scab and they were bleeding two day ago, I am still not at any risk?
2) I got my friend's pre-cum on my cuts immediately after he discharged the pre-cum. In other words, there was limited time for the pre-cum to expose to oxygen and the change of temperature and P.H. level, and the virus was still weakened and not infectious?

Thank you again for helping me with my worries  :)

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Re: Got pre-cum on my finger cuts, worried a lot. Please help!
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2014, 09:18:33 PM »
1) Even though the finger cuts are without scab and they were bleeding two day ago, I am still not at any risk?

Its was not a risk because HIV really is that fragile and HIV is sexually transmitted from unprotected vaginal and anal sex and not from hand jobs or fingering .

2) I got my friend's pre-cum on my cuts immediately after he discharged the pre-cum. In other words, there was limited time for the pre-cum to expose to oxygen and the change of temperature and P.H. level, and the virus was still weakened and not infectious?

That's correct, HIV is that fragile and you will avoid an HIV infection if you use condoms correctly and consistently for vaginal and anal sex . 

 


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