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Author Topic: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?  (Read 14481 times)

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Offline johnton807

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My finger>vagina>tip of my penis...
« Reply #50 on: June 25, 2012, 09:12:44 AM »
Thanks for continuing to offer this great, candid service.  It's a true no-B.S. zone...something rare to find these days.

I can't find this specific scenario (lots of variations) and, since I'll be away for a while in a remote area with very little internet access, I'm hoping you won't mind answering it.

As my 'subject' states, I fingered a lady and then rubbed (not sure how vigorously) the tip of my penis with that same finger.  My concern doesn't have to do with any potential cuts but, rather, the risk associated with vaginal fluids being thus rubbed against the tip of my penis by my finger (following my insertion of my finger into her vagina).  My hunch is you'll tell me to forget about it but could I still ask your assessment of the risk?  I did find the phrase "transmission must occur INSIDE the body" and if that firmly applies to my situation...sorry for the bother.

Thanks so much again!

« Last Edit: June 25, 2012, 09:37:42 AM by johnton807 »

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Re: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?
« Reply #51 on: June 25, 2012, 09:35:08 AM »
John, I have merged your threads here. You've been coming here long enough to know from the opening thread that members are supposed to keep all entries in one thread. Please follow that rule in the future. Thanks.

Now, your latest question. You already know the answer. HIV is a fragile virus. It is absolutely not passed in the manner you are concerned about. Your  hand/finger could be dripping with vaginal fluids and it still would not be a risk.

The ONLY confirmed risks for the sexual transmission of HIV are unprotected vaginal and anal intercourse. As long as condoms are used properly for those activities you will be well protected. Yes, it is really that simple.

There is no need for further concern about HIV in relation to your lastest incident.
Andy Velez

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Re: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?
« Reply #52 on: June 25, 2012, 09:39:25 AM »
Sorry about that, Andy.  I've been away for quite a while and had truly forgotten about the 'one-thread' practice.

To clarify posting procedure:  are you thus saying that, regardless of subject, all of my future questions must be contained within this thread?  My question today had nothing to do with the above subject's ' semen-to-cut...' thread so I didn't think you'd want it there.  Rather, today's question dealt simply with the risk associated with vaginal fluids' being rubbed by my finger into my penis following that finger's vaginal insertion.

Could you advise me of the best future posting approach if the question does not correspond to my original thread?

Thanks and thanks for the answer/reassurance.

John
« Last Edit: June 25, 2012, 09:47:24 AM by johnton807 »

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Re: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?
« Reply #53 on: June 25, 2012, 10:00:51 AM »
Whatever the subject matter of any future comments you may have, they should all be posted in this same thread.

Thanks for your cooperation with this rule.
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Re: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?
« Reply #54 on: June 25, 2012, 10:13:49 AM »
Okay, Andy--I've got it now.  Again, sorry about that.

I'm thinking that my original question of today (since modified for clarity) may have been a little misleading to begin with (perhaps because of my months-old preoccupation with the 'cut-finger/semen' scenario).

Could I confirm that your 'no-risk' answer still stands even though my concern today involves the risk associated with the specific action of rubbing the tip of my penis with my finger right after that finger had been vaginally inserted (no cuts anywhere, just the contact of fresh vaginal fluids with the penis tip via rubbing).

Thanks for the patience (I'm hoping...).

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Re: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?
« Reply #55 on: June 25, 2012, 10:45:27 AM »
John,

If you'd bothered to read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to, you will have seen the very first two posting guidelines:



    Posting Guidelines


    • Please do not start a new thread every time you have another question or thought - regardless if you think your questions are related to each other or not. It helps us to help you when you keep all your thoughts or questions in one thread and it helps other readers to follow the discussion. Additional threads will be merged.


    • If you cannot find your thread, click on the "Show own posts" link in the left-hand column of any forum page, under your name.


    It also does not matter how long it has been since you last posted.

    Make sure you read the entire Welcome thread.

    You absolutely did NOT have a risk when you rubbed vaginal fluids on your penis. Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in unprotected anal or vaginal intercourse where the virus never leaves the confines of the two bodies.

    Once outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect. For this reason, as Andy said, your hand could have been dripping in vaginal fluid before you rubbed your penis and you still would not had a risk. No way. No how.

    I would also advise you to re-read your entire thread, as well as the Welcome thread. Our answers are not going to change.

    Ann




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    Re: Semen-to-cut infection risk...?
    « Reply #56 on: June 25, 2012, 10:54:38 AM »
    What I learned today:  I need to always re-read the "Welcome" thread, especially after extended absences from the forum and forgetting the rules...and despite an anxiety-driven wish for an immediate answer.

    Thanks, Ann.

    John




     


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