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Offline Cupid1234

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Recent exposure 11th Oct 2021
« on: October 17, 2021, 02:13:39 am »
Hi All,

First of all would like to thank all the moderators for answering questions of people like me.

On 11th of Oct 2021 I had sex with a CSW and during the act I licked her Vagina and ass for a brief time. Condom was also well intact throughout. She performed oral on me a I ejaculated in her mouth at the end.

After two days I had a bit of pain in my throat and currently have two blisters under my mouth and on top of lower lip.On third day I had fever up to 37.5 and currently on medication.

What are the odds that these signs are because of HIV?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Recent exposure 11th Oct 2021
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2021, 02:20:27 am »
Hiya,

Whatever is making you feel unwell has nothing to do with HIV from this specific encounter. 

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider talking to your healthcare provider about taking PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection

Keep in mind that some sexual practices described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get tested regularly and at least yearly for STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also, note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and, the only way of knowing is by testing.

Kind regards

Jim

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Offline Cupid1234

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Re: Recent exposure 11th Oct 2021
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2021, 08:45:14 am »
Hi Jim,

Really appreciate and thank you for your prompt reply.

Best,
J

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Re: Recent exposure 11th Oct 2021
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2021, 02:54:19 pm »
You're welcome.
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Re: Recent exposure 11th Oct 2021
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2021, 04:14:40 am »
Hi Jim,

Sorry to bug you again.

I’ve been having fever on and off since Saturday, 16th Oct 2021 and now on antibiotics.

One thing I forgot to mention was that during the act we did French kissing and while I was licking her vagina she passed urine which some of it felt on my lips.

Would you warrant an antigen/antibody test at the completion of 90 days period just to confirm? Even though I read most of other posts and answers but freaking out that I may be in a sero conversation period.

Once again sorry for the trouble

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Re: Recent exposure 11th Oct 2021
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2021, 04:40:45 am »
Hiya,

I hope you feel better soon, whatever is making you feel unwell though, has nothing to do with HIV from this specific encounter. You started feeling unwell within 2 days, it take HIV longer to take hold, let alone for any symptoms if they would be noticeable to happen. You have been given antibiotics to help fight a bacterial infection, keep working with your doctor.

As for the encounter itself and the HIV risk, well kissing, licking her vagina and receiving a blowjob is no HIV risk to you whatsoever. Urine isn't an HIV infectious fluid and as for the intercourse mentioned, HIV can't transmit through an intact latex or polyurethane condom. If a condom fails during the act of intercourse, it's obvious. There is no reason to stress or test outside of the standard routine as long as this obvious issue during intercourse does not happen.

So unless you have had real HIV risks not mentioned here, move on with your life. Use condoms for any intercourse and test out of standard routine yearly for HIV and easier to acquire STI's.

Jim.

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