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Offline mike10

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ars symptoms
« on: February 08, 2014, 02:02:30 PM »
Hi doc
I heard sex with a sex worker with protection (condom) last january, didn't check if the condom was expired or a low quality condom, but as far as I can remember the condom didn't break...during sex, I touched the surface of her vagina with my finger which are little broken but dried due to chewing..1week and 2days passed and I got a sore throat, and 3weeks later I got a pain in the eye, my eye was heavy as if it was about to fall out, could this be Ars symptoms?????? I'm really scared
2) How effective is an expired condom if it didn't break
3)Do condoms have tiny holes in which Hiv can pass through??? Please help me with advice and response,,,I'm sooo worried dat I might be infected?

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Re: ars symptoms
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2014, 02:21:47 PM »
Since you used a condom, you did not have a risk for HIV infection.  Condoms are designed in a way that when they fail, there is no doubt about the failure.  Condoms DO NOT have tiny holes that HIV can pass through, otherwise they would not serve as a KNOWN AND EFFECTIVE barrier to HIV infection.

Symptoms cannot tell you if you have HIV, only testing can do that for you.  If this is the only incident that concerns you, I would expect any HIV test you take to return a negative result.  There are, however, many STDs that are much easier to transmit than HIV and if you are sexually active, you should be regularly tested for these as well.

The risk factors for HIV are ...

Sharing IV drug needles immediately after use.
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex.
Mother to child during or shortly after birth
Very specific healthcare situation

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 STDs 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!

Joe

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Re: ars symptoms
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2014, 02:33:17 PM »
Thanks joe,I really appreciate for the response.. but could my symptoms be anxiety produced?? And can I get hiv by fingering??
1) I know you can say by symptoms? But if ars will appear does it come all at once or one after the other??
2)Must there be Fever??
3) What are the ars symptom
 Thanks really appreciate if you reply

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Re: ars symptoms
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2014, 02:39:50 PM »
Joe is correct . You did not have a risk and we really do not ever discuss symptoms or ars .

If you are uneasy or cant accept there was no risk then go test . If this is your only concern in the last 3 months it will be negative .

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Re: ars symptoms
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2014, 02:46:35 PM »
Thanks jeef G...I think I will have to ease my worry and believe I'm Hiv negative...lats question in some sight its stated that circumcised male are less likely to be infected than uncircumcised, How true is this??
2) What is the risk per one sexual act of heterosexual sex with a female??
3) How can hiv be transmitted from a female to a male?? Can I pass through the urethra?? Or there must have to be open sores or genital ulcer?? Thanks hoping to hear from you soon

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Re: ars symptoms
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2014, 04:32:15 PM »
Thanks jeef G...I think I will have to ease my worry and believe I'm Hiv negative...lats question in some sight its stated that circumcised male are less likely to be infected than uncircumcised, How true is this??
2) What is the risk per one sexual act of heterosexual sex with a female??
3) How can hiv be transmitted from a female to a male?? Can I pass through the urethra?? Or there must have to be open sores or genital ulcer?? Thanks hoping to hear from you soon

1. Yes unprotected intercourse is riskier for guy who isn't circumcised because the inner skin of foreskin is receptive to transmission.

2. Yes, HIV can be transmitted through the urethra from female to male.

3. Keep it simple. We don't make percentage guesses about one sexual act. If it's risky it's risky and testing at the right time is the indicated way to know your status reliably.
Andy Velez

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Re: ars symptoms
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2014, 08:15:53 AM »
Mike ... please do not post outside of this thread no matter how long between visits or subject matter . You can find this thread by going to your profile and selscting show own post and it will take you here .

Because of your age and inexperience I am going to answer your questions but from now on you must follow the rules like everyone else or there will be consequences . 

You asked ...

2) Is it possible not to use a condom for insertive vaginal sex and believe you used one? #crazy I know

Never have intercourse when intoxicated but other than that you would know if there was no condom .
 

5)Its there a big differnce if you used a comdom and if you don't use?
Meanwhile I could remember

The bottom line is you must use condoms each and every time you have vaginal or anal sex . If you do not use condoms it is a risk for HIV . If you feel anxious and want to test for peace of mind you can do so at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 3 months to confirm the results . You do not need to test over this incident but its your choice if you want to begin having your regular sexual health care checkups now is a good of time as any . 

 


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