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Offline worriedsick2014

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Vaginal fluids on penile tip
« on: May 17, 2014, 03:56:35 AM »
Hello guys. I recently had two encounters with a CSW. On my first encounter with her (30 APRIL 2014), she played with herself (she was very wet) and touched my penile tip and possibly urethra a few seconds latter when she was putting on a condom for me. We did not have penetrative sex, it was just protected oral.

The next day I went to my local sexual health clinic and I was put on PEP (Truvada and Kaletra). Stupidly, I went back to her just so I could ask her questions about whether or not she was aware of her HIV status and whether she always practices safe sex. She was evasive. I had protected oral sex with her again but this time she did not come into contact with my penis. When I got home, I tested the condom I had used by putting it in water. During this process, I noticed I had small cuts on hands on several fingers close to my nails where my skin ocsasionally peels off. The condom touched these fresh wounds.

My questions are: 1) Can one contract HIV from coming into contact with vaginal fluids? 2) Can on contract HIV from saliva (which is the only fluid i came into contact with during my second incident)? 3) Do I need to continue taking PEP because it is giving me serious side effects?

Prior to this, I had recently got tested for HIV four months after my last incident and my results where conclusively negative. Have any of the incidents I've mentioned above put me at risk and do I need further testing? Your answers will be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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Re: Vaginal fluids on penile tip
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2014, 08:43:24 AM »
Sir, you never needed to be on PEP. Nothing you have reported of your activities put you at risk for HIV. HIV is a fragile virus and is not transmitted in a viable state by hand to the head of your penis. Receiving unprotected oral is one of the most common sexual activities. In the entire history of the epidemic there has never been a confirmed case of transmission in that manner.

The only confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as you always use condoms for those activities you will be well protected.

There is no need for PEP nor for testing on your part over these recent incidents. Get on with your life.
Andy Velez

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Re: Vaginal fluids on penile tip
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2014, 01:38:02 PM »
Thank you Andy for the swift response. Is it safe for me to discontinue PEP? I've been having serious side effects (vomiting, strange dreams and feeling bloated) but I've forced myself to take it just in case. I am married and I would not want to contract HIV and pass it onto my wife. Am I worrying needlessly?

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Re: Vaginal fluids on penile tip
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2014, 01:43:37 PM »
If this is your only concern then you did not have a risk and do not need PEP ... as Andy already advised . It up to you to decide if you want to continue with the meds but based on the information you gave us you do not need it and you didn't have even the slightest 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!

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Re: Vaginal fluids on penile tip
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2014, 03:42:44 AM »
Hello guys. I recently had sex with a woman who turned out to be HIV positive during her periods and I am worried sick. She gave me unprotected oral on two different occasions and we had protected sex once. Normally, I wouldn't be worried about protected sex but the fact that she was on her periods is what is worrying me. I used two latex durex condoms at the same time and neither of them failed. The sex did not last very long but there was a significant amount of blood outside the condom. Am I at risk of infection and does this incident warrant an HIV test. I am worried because I am married and I do not want to infect my wife if I have exposed myself. Please help me Ann, Jeff and all the other moderators. Thanks in advance

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Re: Vaginal fluids on penile tip
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2014, 08:28:08 AM »
Please only post in this one thread no matter how long between visits or the subject matter.
You can find your thread by going to your profile and selecting show own post and it will take you here .

I read your concerns ... You have not had a risk for HIV . Getting a BJ or having vaginal sex with an intact condom while a woman is on her period is not a risk . An intact condom means no risk for HIV .

Please commit this to memory ... As long as you correctly and consistently use condoms for anal and vaginal sex you will avoid HIV . Its really that simple, it truly is .   

 


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