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Offline 0071cristianoronaldo0071

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HIV Risk
« on: February 16, 2014, 04:29:30 PM »
Hi,
    You might have come across this question many many times but i am just mailing this out of guilt and fear. exactly 17 weeks back i had 2 encounters with prostitues where i had protected Vaginal sex and unprotected oral on both of them(performed anf recieved). I am not sure abt their status and now i am just freaking out thinking what if.

1. I performed Oral on them and i am pretty sure it was just for like 30 secs and moreover i have been hearing that its just theoretical chance of contracting the virus through oral. Let me assure you i don't have any canker sores , ulcers or bleeding gums and i have a pretty healthy dental hygiene.

2. Its been close to 4 mons now and i havent experienced any symptoms at all and i know that you guys don't go by the symptoms. Just 3 days back started having stomach pain and although i believe its nt at all connected to anything over here but i am jus freaking out.

3. I am just freaking out thinking abt what if i get tested and it comes something i am freaking afraid of. I dont even have the guts to go for the test. Maybe i am here just looking to be assured . Can you guys please help me. And also wanted to know if there were any documented cases in poz just by Oral??
Please help me ...

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Re: HIV Risk
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2014, 06:05:38 PM »
The risk factors for HIV are as follows .

Sharing IV drug injection equipment .
Unprotected vaginal or anal sex .
From mother to child during pregnancy or during childbirth

There have been no fewer than three separate serodiscordant couples studies (where one person is HIV positive, the other negative.) These couples were tracked for three. five and ten years. The couples used condoms for penetrative vaginal and anal sex, but NO BARRIER at all for oral sex. Any kind of oral sex.

These studies yielded NO infections.

The theoretical risk for HIV transmission from oral sex comes into play from GIVING oral sex to a man with a high viral load while you suffer significant wounds in your mouth . 
These cases are very rare and most have other risk factors for HIV involved .
Getting a blow job or performing cunnilingus is not a concern for HIV transmission . 

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 did not have a risk and do not need to test 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: HIV Risk
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2014, 01:35:37 AM »
Thanks Jeff for the reply. I am lil assured as of now and i have never been into active sex life and this was just where i wandered off for a while. I will make sure that i will be in monogamous relationship if ever or else be wise and use condoms for everything.

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Re: HIV Risk
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 02:16:15 PM »
I somehow managed to have some guts and tested today or just like 20 mins bak and i am very happy to share my results and it is negative and i was just freaking out on this...Thanks everyone you guys rock....as i said no more sex except with my future wife...

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Re: HIV Risk
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 02:19:22 PM »
You are welcome . Another case of no risk = no HIV .

 


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