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my sexual history - am i infected?
« on: January 23, 2014, 11:12:23 AM »
hi, i'm a 20 year old male. over the past five years this has been my sexual history:

-i've given blow jobs to about 7 guys. each lasting about 10 seconds though because i'm a paranoid freak. there was never ejaculation, maybe precum from about 2 of the guys.
-got fingered by about 20 guys and precum lube on my anus (but never in) from probably 2 of them
-never had anal sex and don't really plan to

assuming half the guys i 'played' with are Pos, should i get tested?

thanks everyone!

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Re: my sexual history - am i infected?
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2014, 12:40:42 PM »
Hi Terrence,

As far as HIV is concerned I don't see anything in your history for you to be worried about. The ONLY confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As far as giving blowjobs, your saliva has over a dozen elements and proteins which form a very effective barrier to transmitting viable HIV.

Sure if you have a fresh and bleeding gaping wound in your mouth that could be a risk, but then that's a circumstance when you wouldn't likely be sucking someone.

Something you should be aware of is that other STDs are much easier to acquire than HIV. We advise anyone who is sexually active ought to at least annually have a full STD panel done.

But as far as HIV is concerned you don't have any need for testing at this point.
Andy Velez

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Re: my sexual history - am i infected?
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2014, 01:19:12 PM »
thanks! i will continue to practice safe sex.

wish there wasn't such a stigma about std's. i feel like people could have std's like gonnorhea but never get tested bc they're so afraid of hiv.

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Re: my sexual history - am i infected?
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2014, 01:23:56 PM »

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 at this time 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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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2014, 08:19:33 PM »
Hi all,

I recently gave a man of unknown status a handjob that lasted 1-2 minutes. There was no ejaculation, but i'm not sure about precum. i know otherwise this is a no risk activity, but i did have some cuts on my hand from a small injury. they were small cuts, but one did bleed a tiny tiny bit after picking at it after after the handjob. did i have a risk? i am otherwise negative, tested recently. should i test again for this incident?

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Re: my sexual history - am i infected?
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2014, 08:28:35 PM »
HIV is not transmitted by masturbation, with or without cuts on your hand.

HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
Mother to child

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Re: my sexual history - am i infected?
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2014, 08:41:31 PM »
Please only post in this thread and do not start new ones no matter how long between visit or the subject matter . You can go to your profile and select show own post and it will take you here .


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