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Author Topic: Unprotected oral protected vaginal  (Read 1445 times)

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Offline ryan4650

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Unprotected oral protected vaginal
« on: April 19, 2008, 07:34:57 PM »
Four weeks ago I made a stupid mistake and had a sex worker of unknown hiv status perform unprotected oral sex on me. It only lasted a couple minutes with no ejaculation. After this we used a condom and had vaginal sex a couple of times. I am stressed to no end that I have been infected by this encounter. About two weeks ago I had a cold and cough with low grade fever. Also some muscle aches and pains. Should I get tested or am I over reacting. Thanks for any advice.


Thanks for the advice but what about some weight loss I have been experienceing?  Anxiety or Hiv
« Last Edit: April 20, 2008, 02:57:26 PM by ryan4650 »

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Re: Unprotected oral protected vaginal
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2008, 08:09:46 PM »
ryan,

Unprotected or not, getting a blowjob is NOT a risk for hiv infection. Not one person has EVER been infected this way and you won't be the first.

Protected intercourse is just that, protected. Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv infection.

You've only been at risk if you've had unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse with ANYONE. It's not just sex workers who might be infected, it could be the "girl next door" too.

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 with a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED TO TEST OVER 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.

Keep using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

And by the way, forget about your symptoms. It's coincidence.

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Re: Unprotected oral protected vaginal
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2008, 08:12:22 PM »
OK, friend. Take a good deep and slow breath in. You are worrying needlessly about HIV. You used a condom for intercourse which is exactly what you're suppopsed to do. They provide very effective protection against HIV transmission.

As for getting a blowjob, in the entire history of the epidemic there's never been a confirmed case of transmission in such a manner. So it's safe to say you aren't going to make history by becoming the first. It's a no risk action.

Your symptoms? They have nothing to do with HIV. There's no need for testing. For some reason guys who get with a professional often get spooked about being at greater risk. It's not who you're with regardless of their status. And as long as you always use condoms for vaginal or anal intercourse you are well protected as far as HIV is concerned.

We do advise anyone who's sexually active to regularly have a full STD panel done. Other STDs are much easier to acquire. So at least once a year you should have a full panel done. This time I don't see any cause for further concern on your part.  Really.

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Re: Unprotected oral protected vaginal
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2008, 08:15:28 PM »
Thanks for the quick replies. They are very appreciated.

 


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