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Author Topic: 5 Seconds of Barebacking  (Read 490 times)

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5 Seconds of Barebacking
« on: March 31, 2014, 03:43:22 PM »
Hello,
I made the terrible decision last week to go to a sex party in someone's private apartment. While I was making out with a guy (I was standing and he was giving me head) another guy gets behind me and puts his dick up my ass. I immediately felt it there (obviously) and pushed him away, like after less than 3 seconds. I know he wasn't wearing a condom, and I also saw him barebacking with some other guy a few minutes earlier (big surprise). Now of course I am convinced that I have contracted HIV. Prior to this, I haven't had anal sex in over 6 months, and I've NEVER barebacked. Also, I know that I have missed the 72-hour PEP window.

I've read online (I know, bad idea) about the risks of "Dipping" etc, I wonder if my experience falls in that category. What do you think my risk is for this short encounter? I am consumed by worry, though I understand a lot of it might be irrational-- I don't know.

Thanks for your time,
-Z

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Re: 5 Seconds of Barebacking
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2014, 03:54:31 PM »
You did have a risk since you were penetrated without a condom and will need to test . I think its a fair bet you will come out of this OK and HIV negative due to the brief dipping or insertion but it was a risk all the same  .

You can test at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 12 weeks to confirm it .

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.

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.


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Re: 5 Seconds of Barebacking
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2014, 04:23:52 PM »
Thanks for your response Jeff.

I'm just frustrated as I've always tried to be careful, by following the advice you've given in your post, and really by avoiding anal sex altogether... and then this one incident happens-- it's going to be on my mind for the next 6 weeks, already I'm having a hard time thinking about anything else.

Anyway thanks again.

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Re: 5 Seconds of Barebacking
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2014, 04:36:07 PM »
Thanks for your response Jeff.

I'm just frustrated as I've always tried to be careful, by following the advice you've given in your post, and really by avoiding anal sex altogether... and then this one incident happens-- it's going to be on my mind for the next 6 weeks, already I'm having a hard time thinking about anything else.

Anyway thanks again.

The transmission of HIV and testing are frustratingly simple in many ways . Since there are no shortcuts to testing please do your self a favor and don't linger all over the internet searching HIV topics . I have seen some people online 24- 7 for 12 weeks until they tested, don't be that guy . Go distract your self doing something you enjoy . 

No need to reply . Save you last post to come back telling the good news that you are HIV negative .

 


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