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Receieved unprotected fellatio very worried
« on: April 21, 2014, 08:55:12 PM »
Hello there, thanks for reading this. I hope I can find comfort and sound advice, and reading through your posts you give plenty.
First off, I am a bi-sexual male and circumcised.

Around 4 weeks ago I received unprotected oral sex from a male. He did not have any visible sores around his lips nor did he show any signs of a sore throat. However, around 3-4 days ago I've got a minor cut/tear with dry skin near the tip of my penis. I understand this could be due to masturbation without lubricant as I am circumcised, and research online indicates this is a common problem for circumcised males.

That being said, my mind is in torment. I also came across striking websites all pointing in red arrows that I am dealing with syphilis that has most likely enabled HIV to 'piggyback' into my body through receiving a bj.

I am showing no other symptoms of any STD's, only this minor cut/dry skin near the tip of my penis shaft. It is painless, its around under 1cm long and very very thin..it does not look like a chancre, however early syphilis sores show like that sometimes, according to google imaging...

Ultimately, I would wish to receive your knowledge on whether or not I could now have syphilis, which in turn could have 'piggybacked' hiv alongside it into my body.
P.s. as far as herpes go, the cut is painless and I have had cold sores since I was a kid, so I doubt I could receive genital herpes orally.

Many thanks

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Re: Receieved unprotected fellatio very worried
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2014, 09:21:45 PM »
You need to see a doctor for a STD panel to be done, testing is the only way to know if are infected .

Getting a blow job is not a risk for HIV so that is not concerning . If you think you may be infected with another std the I would get tested for them .... and if its been awhile since you tested for HIV you can do so at appropriate time as part of your sexual health checkup that all sexually active people should be having any way .

You did not have a risk for HIV from getting a blow job in the absence of any other std so I would not worry too much about that but the fact remains that testing is the only way to know your status .   

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: Receieved unprotected fellatio very worried
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2014, 10:49:20 AM »
Hi there, thank you for your reply its greatly appreciated. So your saying that IF I have syphilis or any other STD from this risk, which I'm not sure is a high one or a low one seeing as every website differs, that HIV is NOT a possibility?

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Re: Receieved unprotected fellatio very worried
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2014, 10:56:34 AM »
What Im saying is that if you think you have syphilis you need to go get tested .

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.

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Re: Receieved unprotected fellatio very worried
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2014, 10:58:27 AM »
Yes I am going to get tested asap, but I wonder could I stretch your time for one more conclusive answer:
Can hiv piggyback with syphilis and or other std's from this sexual act

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« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2014, 11:10:02 AM »
Yes I am going to get tested asap, but I wonder could I stretch your time for one more conclusive answer:
Can hiv piggyback with syphilis and or other std's from this sexual act

Syphilis can make a person with HIV viral load spike and make them more infectious . An open syphilis chancre is a route for for HIV but HIV it does not ride on the back of syphilis in the manner you seem to be concerned with .

We can do no more than advise that if you haven't been checked out for ALL stds in awhile or think you may have recently acquired one then the responsible thing to do is test .

 


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