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Author Topic: Do I have a risk  (Read 608 times)

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Do I have a risk
« on: June 08, 2014, 07:57:31 PM »
I had sex with a hooker almost 4 weeks ago it was protected oral with a very brief insertive vaginal for about 8 strokes. The condom was intact or appeared to be when I took it off. But for like 11 days I had a sore throat that came on at the 8th day after exposure and then it went away and then I got a rash on my chest that stings when I get sweaty and itches. Does this sound like I have something HIV related going on as I was told two weeks after this happened she was HIV+. Always I'm freaking out and scared to death.

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Re: Do I have a risk
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2014, 09:06:29 PM »
It would not matter if she is HIV positive or not . You had protected vaginal sex and the oral was not a risk . It safe to move past this fear .


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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« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2014, 09:41:56 PM »
So no concern with the sore throat or rash? Just seem that these are two things I never get and bam after this I have both but not together. Just hard to swallow after finding out that news. Now I question if the condom may have had a defect and if I used the right type of condom I used one of those polyisoprene rubbers.

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« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2014, 09:47:00 PM »
So no concern with the sore throat or rash? Just seem that these are two things I never get and bam after this I have both but not together. Just hard to swallow after finding out that news. Now I question if the condom may have had a defect and if I used the right type of condom I used one of those polyisoprene rubbers.

You symptoms are not specific to HIV and could be from so very many other things than HIV ... and that is why we do not discuss symptoms . If you are unwell please go see a doctor and find out why because if this is your only concern then its not HIV thats making you sick .

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« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2014, 10:14:29 PM »
Is I really just that simple? I get the protected sex piece the sore throat and the rash that is all over my chest just screams that I got something. I know that symptoms don't tell you have HIV but dang this is scary. Zoe there is no way when I removed a condom that there was a chance the condom was torn or a small hole that would have placed me at risk?

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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2014, 10:26:08 PM »
Condoms are designed so as to leave no doubt when they fail so you would have known it if it had .

If you are uneasy then go test ... if this is your only concern IT WILL BE NEGATIVE .

 


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