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Title: Risk assessment
Post by: Gareth9876 on June 16, 2020, 09:47:44 am
Hi,
Thank you for the great service and advice. I would like your advice please.
I live in SE Asia. I visited a transsexual yesterday. Firstly he fingered me very aggressively.
Then we decided to have sex, i would be the receptive person in anal sex. He asked me if I wanted to use a condom or not. He showed negative hiv/ syphilis/ hepatitis C tests, that were done 2 weeks ago by a local NGO. He also said that he was on prep, that he takes every 72 hours, so he insisted he was free of any disease.
Regardless, I insisted that he use a condom and lots of lubricant. We had anal sex, with a condom. When he was about to ejaculate, he pulled out and ejaculated around my mouth and chin area. I checked the 2 condoms he used, and they were intact.
Can you tell me, how risky this is?
Thanking you in advance for your help and advice.
Kind regards.
Title: Re: Risk assessment
Post by: Jim Allen on June 16, 2020, 10:43:39 am
Hiya

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"He asked me if I wanted to use a condom or not. He showed negative hiv/ syphilis/ hepatitis C tests, that were done 2 weeks ago by a local NGO. He also said that he was on prep, that he takes every 72 hours, so he insisted he was free of any disease."

What someone claims or their past test results would be irrelevant to you today and so I am glad to hear you used condoms for intercourse.

Fingering is not how HIV is transmitted and is no HIV risk whatsoever, regarding the intercourse, HIV can't transmit through an intact latex or polyurethane condom.

If a condom fails during the act of intercourse it's obvious to the insertive partner. There is no reason to be stressing about intercourse as long as this obvious issue did not happen.

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When he was about to ejaculate, he pulled out and ejaculated around my mouth and chin area

Not an HIV issue ... let me put it like this even if you had given him a blowjob I would be telling you to move on with your life. See the mouth simply lacks route (Cells to infect) for HIV, and even if there was damage to your mouth creating a possible route than saliva & air also act to neutralize HIV by damaging the receptors needed to infect human cells.

All in all, giving a blowjob is such a minute concern with regards to HIV that we don't even recommend specifically testing over it. Just get tested whenever you are next normally due a routine check-up.

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 starting PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

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

Jim

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Title: Re: Risk assessment
Post by: Gareth9876 on June 16, 2020, 11:17:08 am
Thank you for your prompt response. Take care and I greatly appreciate your reply and wonderful work you do.
Title: Re: Risk assessment
Post by: Jim Allen on June 16, 2020, 11:55:17 am
You're welcome.  :)