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Unprotected Anal Sex
« on: August 02, 2014, 03:50:32 PM »
Hello,

Yesterday, I had a sexual encounter with a guy (for the second time). Since I was experiencing some pain in my anus (during bowel movement, not sure if it's Hemorrhoids), I told him that I didn't want him to penetrate me. So we just did some frottage and teasing. But then at one point, he thrusted his condomless penis inside me (without my consent). Due to the pain, I immediately asked him to withdraw it.

Should I start PEP because of this brief exposure? He says he is negative and he doesn't normally have sex without condoms (I always have sex with condoms).
This episode makes me feel worried because I was having some pain in my anus.

Thanks

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Re: Unprotected Anal Sex
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2014, 03:59:55 PM »
Pep is something only to considered but not recommended in cases of anal penetration with a partner of unknown status but you did have a risk and will need to test at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 3 months to confirm the results . Due to the brief insertion you should be optimistic that you will come out of this OK .

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: Unprotected Anal Sex
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2014, 04:13:52 PM »
Hi Jeff,

Thanks for your reply. I think I will get tested in 1 and 3 months then. Also, does the possible Hemorrhoid that I have increase the risk of this brief incidence as well?

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Re: Unprotected Anal Sex
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2014, 04:16:58 PM »
Hi Jeff,

Thanks for your reply. I think I will get tested in 1 and 3 months then. Also, does the possible Hemorrhoid that I have increase the risk of this brief incidence as well?

The best we can do is say it was a risk that warrants testing for . Also, the testing window period is 6 weeks and gain at 3 months ... one month is too early to test . 

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Re: Unprotected Anal Sex
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2014, 06:49:11 PM »
About 6 weeks ago, I slipped up and had unprotected anal sex with another guy (I was the top). 2 weeks after that, I went for an HIV RNA test and the result came back negative. However, since 2 days ago, I've been having slight headache, neck muscle pain, fatigue, chills and slight temperature. Is this a sign of acute HIV infection? Also, last week, I made out and performed oral sex with a undetectable guy (we didn't have anal sex at all and I didn't swallow his cum but I'm not sure if I had a small cut on my mouth because of shaving).

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Re: Unprotected Anal Sex
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2014, 06:57:31 PM »
Only post in this one thread no matter how long between visits or the subject matter . You can find this thread by going to your profile and selecting show own post and it will take you here .

There is not much more we can advise other than to say you must test at 6 weeks past any possible exposure and again at 12 weeks to confirm it . HIV is transmitted from unprotected anal and vaginal sex so your new concern is nothing to worry about, it was not a risk .

 


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