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Offline Mimi025

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Another oral and kissing issue please help
« on: August 21, 2014, 11:38:46 AM »
Mabuhay from Manila Philippines. I am very worried about my situation. I am gay and I had an oral sex (I do the blow job) without protection and ejaculation too. My concern is I have my braces on my teeth and I'm worried about the precum, if there is. The guy told me he is HIV +. I took a rapid test (blood sample)  at exactly 33 days after the exposure. And it turned out NON REACTIVE. Can you tell me my risk ?and how accurate the test is? I read on some forum that at 25 days after exposure the antibody test will pick up 95% of the people infected will show positive on the test? And lastly we were deep kissing, I tasted and saw blood on his mouth. Would this increase my risk ? Please help me I am very worried.

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Re: Another oral and kissing issue please help
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2014, 11:49:36 AM »
You have not had a risk for HIV . In order for it to be a even a tiny risk you would need large open wounds in your mouth . Oral transmission is so rare its only been documented a few times in 30 years . If you decide to test again for this incident do so for peace of mind only and not because you think you had a risk ... if this is your only concern it will be negative .

The average time to seroconversion is 22 days. Most who are infected will test positive by 6 weeks. For various reasons a small number will take longer and that is why we follow the CDC recommendation to test at 3 months for a conclusive negative result. keep in mind you did not have a risk to test for .

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: Another oral and kissing issue please help
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 11:56:52 AM »
Thanks Jeff g..it made me feel confident that I will be testing next week for my 3rd month..but another thing what about the kissing part where in I tasted the blood from him?

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Re: Another oral and kissing issue please help
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 12:56:39 PM »
Kissing is not a risk for HIV infection, small amounts of blood or not.  HIV is a very fragile virus that is damaged immediately when exposed to air and is unable to infect.  The mouth is another barrier in that it contains various proteins and enzymes that alter the HIV and render it unable to infect.

As Jeff said, the ONLY risk would have been if you had large open wounds in your mouth, which you did not, so no risk.

Joe

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Re: Another oral and kissing issue please help
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2014, 02:44:17 PM »
Hi thanks again for the quick response. May I know how are you guys related to medhelp.com it seems that you 2 are the only forums who say that oral sex is no risk. And I will let you also know my test result next week :)

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Re: Another oral and kissing issue please help
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2014, 03:12:02 PM »
Hi thanks again for the quick response. May I know how are you guys related to medhelp.com it seems that you 2 are the only forums who say that oral sex is no risk. And I will let you also know my test result next week :)

We are part of Poz.com and we base our assessments on the latest peer-reviewed science regarding HIV transmission.  Most of our moderators have lived with HIV for decades and we know how to prevent infections.  If we thought you had even the slightest of risks, we would be begging you to test.

You did not have a risk.

Joe

 


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