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« on: March 25, 2014, 08:48:40 PM »
Greetings -

I'm a gay man, 29 years old. 

4/1/12: Encounter with a guy involved, frottage, mutual oral sex, fingering with possible semen on hands.  We did take a shower prior to our encounter, and I hit my lip on his shoulder; small cut developed.  I waited 48 days to test, and on 5/18/12 result was negative. 

I have not tested since then.  I have an other partners.

Partner 1: Oral sex, frottage, and mutual masterbation.  Finishing on each other.  No anal sex.

Partner 2: Oral sex, and mutual masterbation. Finishing on each other. No anal sex.

Partner 3: Oral sex, frottage, and mutual masterbation. No anal sex

Partner 4: Oral sex, frottage, mutual masterbation, i finished on his butt - but not inside.  No anal sex; but rough frottage.

My last sexual encounter was on 2/13/14.  I am curious if this sexual past from my last test encourages me to test again.  From reading various posts, it is clearly stated that transmission is only from unprotected anal and vaginal sex, and sharing needles. 

Thus makes me think that I do not need to test.

Looking forward to your responses. 

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Do I need to test for HIV?
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2014, 08:52:53 PM »
Nothing you mention that you have done is a risk for HIV .

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!

Offline runnerdude

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Re: Do I need to test for HIV?
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2014, 08:57:19 PM »
thank you for your fast response.. much appreciated

Offline Jeff G

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Re: Do I need to test for HIV?
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2014, 09:03:34 PM »
You are more than welcome .

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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2015, 02:28:43 PM »
I am a gay man, and was recently tested negative on April 16. Last night I fooled around with a guy, his status is unknown. We made out, we both put each others penis into our mouths - but not for a long time. Mutual masterbation. From all the friction I got a small cut on my penis. He did not finish but I did . Should I be concerned by this event. Especially the cut on my penis. He might of had pre on his hands and it went into the cut.  Thank you

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Re: Possible Risk
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2015, 02:42:48 PM »
You have not had a risk.

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 health care situations.

Use condoms for vaginal and anal sex consistently and correctly and you will avoid HIV infection, it is that simple.



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