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Offline phey

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Broken condom with csw plus other concerns
« on: June 10, 2014, 06:34:43 AM »
Hi guys,

First of all, I'd like to thank you all for your being here, patience, and supports, not to mentioned some of you have spent more than 10 years here. I bow to you all.

I really have to apologise for my long post.

Anyways, back to why I'm here. 3 and a half weeks ago, I had a sexual interaction with sex worker in a licensed brothel in central Wellington, New Zealand. I can't remember how long the act lasted because I was really intoxicated (a really bad call). However, if I remember correctly, I noticed the breakage right away (so it should be unprocted around 10 to 30 secs), she said thanks for telling her that and she put on a new one using her mouth. We continued on for a while more but I didn't ejaculate.

Besides the condom breakage, I had exchanged kiss and the morning I noticed I had a sore gum at the back of my mouth. Furthermore, there are 2 pimples in close proximity to my penis. One is in the cubic area, a few centimeters close the base of my penis. This pimple is around 2 months old. It just doesn't go away. It looks like a lot hard skins covers it. The second one is just below the waist line so there was still a possible contact with the vaginal fluid. This one is a bit worrisome since it was about a month old and the skin was a bit flaky. However, I tried to squeeze it the morning after the incident. It didn't have any fluid or blood came out of it.

I know you guys don't talk about symptoms here but just 2 weeks after the incident I started having sweats at night (not a lot just noticeable so I didn't call night sweats). So it's happened more than a weeks now. Since I hardly sweat at night it really freaks me out and it kept waking me up at night. I get really paranoid and I don't even to go to bed.

I went to my GP and he didn't recommend post exposure mediation but said it was to me if it worried me to much. Not sure if it was a right decision not to take it. I did tests gonorrhoea and chlamydia 2 weeks after the incident and they came out ok. I always went to my GP about my night sweats as well but he couldn't say much about it.

Questions:

- Consider my situation I've just describe, would describe it low risk?
- Doesn't it increase the risk when you put a new one after a condom breakage without having to wash yourself first?
- Is it a safe practice to use mouth to put a condom?
- Do the described pimple present high risk?
- What do you make of my sweats at night? I noticed that I didn't happen when I'm drunk because last weekend I had 3 parties in a row and I drink quite enough and the three nights the sweat didn't happen?
- If there's anyone from New Zealand, it'd be so helpful to get some info about the country in regards to HIV, for example, HIV prevalence and sex worker's general health.
- Do the gonorrhoea and chlamydia test results say anything about the lady's general sexual health?

I'd would really appreciate those response to my post. Thanks a lot in advance. And again, sorry for my really post.

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Re: Broken condom with csw plus other concerns
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2014, 08:12:37 AM »
- Consider my situation I've just describe, would describe it low risk?

It was a risk ... Its less for the insertive partner but a risk all the same . You can test at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 3 months to conform it .

- Doesn't it increase the risk when you put a new one after a condom breakage without having to wash yourself first?

It does not increase your risk changing a condom after a break without washing up . Sexual secretions are not infectious for HIV once outside the human body and this is why putting on and taking off condoms are not a risk .

- Is it a safe practice to use mouth to put a condom?

Its completely safe . Saliva contains enzymes and proteins that damage and render HIV unable to infect, also getting a blow job is not a risk for HIV . 

- Do the described pimple present high risk?

No it was not a risk . You did not mention as syphilis test when you listed the std test your doctor performed . You should get a syphilis test if you have lesions on your penis .

- What do you make of my sweats at night? I noticed that I didn't happen when I'm drunk because last weekend I had 3 parties in a row and I drink quite enough and the three nights the sweat didn't happen?

We do not discuss symptoms because the only way to know if its HIV is to test and not by symptoms that could be from many other things  .

- If there's anyone from New Zealand, it'd be so helpful to get some info about the country in regards to HIV, for example, HIV prevalence and sex worker's general health.

You can try Google ... use condoms correctly and consistently and you will avoid HIV ... its really that simple . 

- Do the gonorrhea and chlamydia test results say anything about the lady's general sexual health?

The only test that matter are your own ... your test results say that YOU did not have any stds at that moment in time .

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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Re: Broken condom with csw plus other concerns
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014, 08:37:37 AM »
Jeff,

Thank you so much for your fast response :)

In regards to syphilis, my GP said it has the same window period as HIV so I'll test them together.

However, 5 days after the incident I went to an AIDS foundation where they provide free rapid test for HIV and syphilis. They came out negative. I know it didn't tell anything about the incident but I could be sure I didn't have anything before that.

Now, I'll just have to wait for 6 weeks and then 3 months. I hope it will all go well.

More opinions and answers will be still much appreciated. Jeff, don't get me wrong. I value your opinions greatly so far. It's just that it's good to hear different opinions.

Thanks.

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Re: Broken condom with csw plus other concerns
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014, 10:36:57 AM »
Jeff,

Thank you so much for your fast response :)

In regards to syphilis, my GP said it has the same window period as HIV so I'll test them together.

However, 5 days after the incident I went to an AIDS foundation where they provide free rapid test for HIV and syphilis. They came out negative. I know it didn't tell anything about the incident but I could be sure I didn't have anything before that.

Now, I'll just have to wait for 6 weeks and then 3 months. I hope it will all go well.

More opinions and answers will be still much appreciated. Jeff, don't get me wrong. I value your opinions greatly so far. It's just that it's good to hear different opinions.

Thanks.

Phey,

Jeff has provided you with accurate information regarding your risk.  More opinions will not change the science of HIV infection and all you can do now, is to wait for the appropriate time for testing.

Joe

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Re: Broken condom with csw plus other concerns
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2014, 04:49:43 PM »
Thank you, Joe, for you reply :)

 


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