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Author Topic: I am worried sick. Someone please give me advice.  (Read 681 times)

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I am worried sick. Someone please give me advice.
« on: March 20, 2017, 05:53:45 PM »
Last Monday, 7 days ago, I went to Nana plaza in Bangkok to check the place out, as I heard it is a must see during a visit to Bangkok. After being there for a few hours, I caved and brought a female prostitute back to my hotel room. She seemed on the younger side (20-22) and we went back to the hotel close by.

I used a condom that was a bit too small for me, and covered only 50-75% of my erect penis. I penetrated her about 3 times and the condom felt like it was riding up, so I pulled out only to find blood on the condom and on the base of my shaft. I immediately jumped up and ran to the bathroom and washed myself thoroughly.

I then flew to Hong Kong the next day. No symptoms or anything for two days, then on Friday, flew to Shanghai. On Friday, (5 nights, 4 days) following the encounter, I was on a plane from Shanghai back to the US,  and I began getting extremely sick on the flight. Dehydration, headache, loss of appetite, fever, and I was a little fatigued. This flight was 15 hours so I didnt have any fresh air and I felt like it just kept getting worse. When I landed 15 hours later, my stool was very watery.

Now I am back in the U.S two days later and apart from a headache, the fever, the diarrhea, the loss of appetite, have all subsided but I now am seeing a small rash of tiny white bumps on the shaft of my penis close to the base.

Based on my story, what are the chances that I was infected from this? I am also uncircumcised and I heard that makes the situation worse. The hard part is, upon landing, my ex-girlfriend who I love so much called me and expressed her interest in getting back together. I would really like to get back together with her, but I know that if I do, she will be concerned why we will need to have protected sex all of a sudden, and she will leave me if I am HIV+.

Please, I am worried sick. I appreciate any answers or advice.

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Re: I am worried sick. Someone please give me advice.
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 06:22:17 PM »
Nothing you mentioned here was a risk.

I read it twice, the head of you penis was covered, stop with the "what if" thinking.
The blood made no difference to the story.

Move on, continue to use condoms and test as routine at least yearly for STI's including but not limited to HIV
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Re: I am worried sick. Someone please give me advice.
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2017, 01:23:23 PM »
Thank you for your response.

I have one more what if, and I am sorry.

What if when I was washing off the blood from the base/shaft of my penis, some of the infected blood mixed with water got into my urethra? Will I still be at risk? I have been having the symptoms, but I have also been having extreme anxiety and stress which could cause some symptoms as well I am assuming.

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Re: I am worried sick. Someone please give me advice.
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2017, 09:33:53 PM »
No even than it would not be a risk to you.
Once exposed outside the human body to air and the element HIV is no longer viable for this route of infection.

Nothing you mentioned was a hiv risk to you. Test as normal at least yearly.

Jim

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