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Got HSV after oral, worried about HIv?
« on: June 26, 2022, 08:59:47 pm »
I went for a massage, laid down in a filthy bed and towel, and received scrotum stimulation. The worker sucked my scrotum for at least ten minutes.....

8 days later, I began experiencing pelvic, prostate, itching, burning, and constant soreness in the left testicle. I check, and it's bright red. On closer inspection, I notice a bright red cut, similar to a paper cut. Stretching the skin hurts...but the burning pain is coming from the other side of the testicle....I already have hsv1, so how do I get 2? If that's the case, I must have contracted HIV.

According to Dr. Hhh at medhelp, if you have HSV, you should get tested for HIV. I don't know why I'm so terrified.

Can HIV be massaged into my skin in the same way that HSV is? Can we piggyback on one another?

The groin area is completely red. The fungal cream is ineffective.

I had symptoms of skin crawling and itching two hours after this event...they are still present on and off...

According to many websites, HIV can cause this.

All experts, including Dr. HHH, agree that you do not get herpes. I'm scotuum, so I did it...now what?

I also take immune suppression drug for arthritis so idk...would this make it easy to transfer hiv

My lymph nodes in armpit and groin are swollen. Only hurts it if I push on it.super nervous
« Last Edit: June 26, 2022, 09:30:25 pm by tweetsoc »

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Re: Got HSV after oral, worried about HIv?
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2022, 01:56:44 am »
Hiya,

Read your post three times.

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I had symptoms of skin crawling and itching two hours after this event...they are still present on and off...

According to many websites, HIV can cause this.

No, it has nothing to do with HIV from this encounter. Two hours, it takes HIV the better part of a week to infect let alone for you to notice any immune response.

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The worker sucked my scrotum for at least ten minutes.....
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Can HIV be massaged into my skin in the same way that HSV is? Can we piggyback on one another?

HIV can't be acquired through skin contact regardless of what other viruses you may already have or might be exposed to, so the massage isn't an HIV risk.

As for receiving oral sex, it isn't an HIV risk to you. It lacks the conditions required for acquiring HIV, thus it makes sense that after 40 years of this pandemic in terms of oral sex, there hasn't been a single documented case of HIV transmission to an insertive partner (the person being "sucked"), and you will not be the worlds first.

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I also take immune suppression drug for arthritis so idk...would this make it easy to transfer hiv
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The groin area is completely red. The fungal cream is ineffective.

No, it would not create a risk for HIV where none existed in the first place. You did not acquire HIV from the activities mentioned here, that much is certain.

See your doctor about the burning scrotum and have them check and treat whatever infection it is, I hope you feel better soon. 

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

Keep in mind that some sexual practices described as safe in terms of acquiring HIV still pose a risk for other easier acquired STIs. So please do get tested at least yearly for STIs, including but not limited to HIV, and more frequently if condomless 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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Re: Got HSV after oral, worried about HIv?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2022, 05:27:33 am »
I understand that I had low risk activity. It's what I thought until I got hsv.

Wouldn't the virus piggy back on hsv? How about microscopic cuts on testicles?

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Re: Got HSV after oral, worried about HIv?
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2022, 05:44:10 am »
No, you had a zero HIV risk situation. There was a risk for other infections, like those transferred through viral shredding or skin contact, thankfully HIV doesn't; work like that.

What you posted lacks all the conditions required to aquire HIV and we're not going to pretend otherwise. Micro cuts aren't a route for HIV, saliva is hostile towards HIV breaking down the receptors needed for HIV to infect and then there is also a lack of exposure to viable HIV.

Piggyback, no, the theory of an STI "increasing," the odds of HIV transmission, works like this if you have a preexisting STI causing let's say as an example inflammation or open sores and you engage in an activity that is already an HIV risk, such as condomless intercourse it might (slightly) increase the likelihood of HIV being transmitted.

However, it does not create an HIV risk where there was none to start with or magic HIV transmissions.

Move on with your life, see your doctor for treatment and I hope you feel better soon. As you are sexually active remember to use condoms for any intercourse and test out of standard routine for HIV and easier to aquire STIs at least yearly.

Please don't post about this again. I wish you well but it's not an HIV risk and I have provided you with a full assessment over the activities mentioned.



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Re: Got HSV after oral, worried about HIv?
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2022, 12:48:02 pm »
Jim it wasn't oral it was intense sucking on my scrotum...if herpes was able to make it that means it created a cut..is my thinking wrong and I should move on?

Should I test for peace of mind?

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Re: Got HSV after oral, worried about HIv?
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2022, 01:00:42 pm »
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Should I test for peace of mind?

 ::) My mind is perfectly at peace. Nothing you posted here would be an HIV risk, no HIV test is needed over this whatsoever, and I am not going to pretend otherwise as it would be a disservice to you and the community.

Move on with your life, I hope you feel better soon. As you are sexually active remember to use condoms for any intercourse and test out of standard routine for HIV and easier to aquire STIs at least yearly.

Jim it wasn't oral it was intense sucking on my scrotum...if herpes was able to make it that means it created a cut..is my thinking wrong and I should move on?

It was oral, as they used their mouth to suck on your nut sack. They must have used their mouth, otherwise how else could they have been sucking on you?

I've already explained in detail why it's not an HIV risk. Herpes makes no difference and answered why. No drama is required. It's time to move on with your life.

No, you had a zero HIV risk situation. There was a risk for other infections, like those transferred through viral shredding or skin contact, thankfully HIV doesn't; work like that.

What you posted lacks all the conditions required to aquire HIV and we're not going to pretend otherwise. Micro cuts aren't a route for HIV, saliva is hostile towards HIV breaking down the receptors needed for HIV to infect and then there is also a lack of exposure to viable HIV.


Piggyback, no, the theory of an STI "increasing," the odds of HIV transmission, works like this if you have a preexisting STI causing let's say as an example inflammation or open sores and you engage in an activity that is already an HIV risk, such as condomless intercourse it might (slightly) increase the likelihood of HIV being transmitted.

However, it does not create an HIV risk where there was none to start with or magic HIV transmissions.

Move on with your life, see your doctor for treatment and I hope you feel better soon. As you are sexually active remember to use condoms for any intercourse and test out of standard routine for HIV and easier to aquire STIs at least yearly.

Please don't post about this again. I wish you well but it's not an HIV risk and I have provided you with a full assessment over the activities mentioned.

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HIV can't be acquired through skin contact regardless of what other viruses you may already have or might be exposed to, so the massage isn't an HIV risk.

As for receiving oral sex, it isn't an HIV risk to you. It lacks the conditions required for acquiring HIV, thus it makes sense that after 40 years of this pandemic in terms of oral sex, there hasn't been a single documented case of HIV transmission to an insertive partner (the person being "sucked"), and you will not be the worlds first.

Finally, I will consider it excessive if you post about this again.

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