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HIV RISK ASSESSMENT ODDS ; SYMPTOMS
« on: February 06, 2023, 06:39:47 pm »
Hi I would like to get an assessment on a sexual encounter which took place 2 weeks ago. I had sex with a woman of unknown status. I had vaginal sex which was protected. I was a receiver in unprotected oral sex. Iím not so much concerned on the oral sex part although I thought I should be specific and detailed as possible. The condom sex involved the woman on top of me. Now my question relates to the condom effectiveness. Can I be infected with a woman if I became unprotected but wasnít penetrating? The condom did fall off but it didnt break. Which i believe occurred during the time i wasnít penetrating. Now my two questions are how fast does ARS symptoms typically occur? Because i experienced symptoms within a few days. Today i have a sore throat.

Secondly, what are the odds of infection if this person was hypothetically positive and at one point i was inside her unprotected? If i was inside her when condom fell off but not penetrating is it still the same risk?   

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Re: HIV RISK ASSESSMENT ODDS ; SYMPTOMS
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2023, 07:15:22 pm »
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Can I be infected with a woman if I became unprotected but wasnít penetrating? The condom did fall off but it didnt break. Which i believe occurred during the time i wasnít penetrating.

I have read this at least five times, and I still have no idea what you mean.

Does this mean your concern is that after the intercourse was finished and the condom came off, you are worried about your penis being in contact with fluids from the woman you had sex with?

Or do you mean during frottage so rubbing your bare penis against her vagina?

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Secondly, what are the odds of infection if this person was hypothetically positive and at one point i was inside her unprotected?

Look if there was condomless penetration (intercourse), it's a real-world HIV risk so just be honest if that happened.
« Last Edit: February 06, 2023, 07:19:56 pm by Jim Allen »
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Re: HIV RISK ASSESSMENT ODDS ; SYMPTOMS
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2023, 07:39:24 pm »
Well after brief intercourse with the condom i became slightly erect. But during that period i did keep the condom on and to your question I would say frottage occurred because she was rubbing on me continuously after failed attempts to put it back in. Secondly I donít recall penetrating her after being slightly erect,  I just canít pinpoint how the condom fell off yet remained fully intact. No breaks. No tears. Can frottage cause that to happen?

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Re: HIV RISK ASSESSMENT ODDS ; SYMPTOMS
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2023, 07:59:40 pm »
Thanks for clarifying.

So whatever symptoms or issues you experienced within a few days after the encounter had nothing to do with HIV from this encounter, regardless of what sexual activities and risks you had with her. If you are still unwell, see your healthcare provider and treat whatever is causing you to feel unwell.

As for the activities that you did mention, receiving a blowjob lacks 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 world's first.

As for intercourse, HIV can't transmit through an intact latex or polyurethane condom. Unless a condom obviously fails during intercourse, there is no reason to be stressing or testing for HIV outside the standard yearly HIV screening.

Now regarding the frottage, rubbing against her vagina or her vagina against your penis isn't an HIV risk to you. It doesn't matter if the condom came off as long as you did not penetrate her without a condom.

Here's what you need to know to reduce your HIV risks:
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; testing is the only way to know.

Kind regards

Jim

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Re: HIV RISK ASSESSMENT ODDS ; SYMPTOMS
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2023, 07:49:08 am »
Thanks for clarifying Jim. So as you stated, you would disregard any symptoms? I know you said my earlier symptoms couldnít be associated to ARS because of how early they came. What made me nervous was Sunday night i developed a sore throat and i read having severe throat is a symptom (idk what warrants a ďsevereĒ throat.) Nonetheless it lasted into Monday but i took some otc theraflu which kinda of wiped it away tremendously.

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Re: HIV RISK ASSESSMENT ODDS ; SYMPTOMS
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2023, 08:13:48 am »
These issues have nothing to do with HIV from the encounter posted here. Glad to hear your sore throat is feeling somewhat better. 


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