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Author Topic: Insertive oral with herpes lesion  (Read 512 times)

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Offline slaug123

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Insertive oral with herpes lesion
« on: March 26, 2021, 02:55:26 pm »
I had a exposure 13 days ago. I am male and I recieved oral sex from a female commerical sex worker. The oral sex was protetced and there was no licking of balls
and deep throating.
But almost while having oral sex I might have herpes outbreak. I say this because after 2-3 minutes, I felt some tingling on my scortum.
I checked it and the skin was red. When I washed the scortum with the soap, I saw a tiny open sore on the scortum.
During the insertive oral sex, which lasted for 30 minutes, two times I saw the sex worker spitting on the penis and there was no visible blood in the saliva. CSW never licked the scortum.
However, I am not very sure whether there was visible blood or not during the whole time.  There are many conflicting information about oral sex on the web as some say its
 no rsik to get blow job and other say its little to no risk and herpes amplifies it as much as 10times.

Anyhow, I have following questions:

1- Consider that there are traces of blood (or visible blood) and the sore is open what would be risk of HIV transmission?
2- How infectious is HIV in saliva outside the human body? Some people say it dies instantly due to PH change and contact with oxygen, other say it will die
when fluid is almost dried (like taking some minutes).
3- How suceptible is the herpes sore under the given circumsatnces? I read that in herpes sores there are lot of CD4 cells. Some say that the herpes sores are susciptable even after healing.
4- Can ARS symptoms onset after 3.5-4 days after the exposure? I had symptoms after almost 4 days that include fever (37.4) chills, sore throat,  muscle and joint pain, 1 night sweat and oral sores.
I had no rash and swollen lymph nodes. Even the fatigue was not that much. All the symptoms subsided in 8 days and I perfectly fine now.

Thanks in advance for your time

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Re: Insertive oral with herpes lesion
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2021, 03:05:12 pm »

Read your post three times, saliva is hostile towards HIV and breaks down the receptors needed to cause infection.

Receiving a blowjob is no HIV risk to you whatsoever.  It lacks all the conditions required for acquiring HIV,  thus it makes sense that after nearly 40 years of this pandemic in terms of BJ's 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.

Small cuts in the skin are also not a route and nothing you mentioned changes the risk. 10 times (dramatic to start with) no risk = zero as none of the basic conditions were met to acquire HIV from what you posted. 

The only clear concern here was passing on herpes, it is passed on during viral shedding or skin contact with a sore. You can consider taking medication to prevent outbreaks and reduce the risk of passing it on to your partners even when you don't have a visible outbreak.

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 health care provider about taking PrEP going forward as an additional layer of HIV protection.

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all 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


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