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Any HIV transmission risk?
« on: April 07, 2014, 09:27:41 PM »
Hi there,

So, I was tested for HIV in February three months after my last sexual encounter and it was negative, but have had one encounter since then that you could arguably say was a transmission risk for HIV.
The other day in the afternoon I ejaculated into a pair of briefs and threw them in my closet under my dresser. At night I took them and lots of other laundry and threw them in the washing machine. (It should be noted that my washing machine doesn't fill up with water, it just sprays a bit of water as it spins around.) And then in the early morning, my mom was visiting and threw my washed laundry into the dryer.
Now, say that my mom touched the garment I previously ejaculated on and rubbed her eyes or had a cut on her hand or something of that nature, is there A N Y risk for HIV transmission?

I wouldn't worry about this level of risk for myself, but for someone else (especially mom) I feel like I hold a higher level of accountability. Should I go get tested for this incident to ensure that there was no risk to my mom? Or is there no risk in this situation at all and I should not get tested over this?

Thanks

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Re: Any HIV transmission risk?
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2014, 09:38:57 PM »
What was your new risk that you think you had for HIV ? ... be specific and give details . Your mom was not in any risk for HIV from washing underwear no matter of HIV status .

The risk for HIV comes from .
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex .
Sharing IV drug rigs shortly after an infected person .
From mother to child during or shortly after childbirth .   

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.

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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