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Author Topic: Hello, I need some help, I know my risk is generally low but it has a twist  (Read 1881 times)

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Offline kaliman

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I am a gay man and Ialways protect myself, yesterday night however I had sex with a guy I didn't know.

He sucked my penis and that was it, as far as I go I fingered his anus.

I know supposedly both exposures are low but right after I was fingering him I inserted a second finger in his anus and when I pulled out my fingers a second after I saw a small stream of blood come outta his anus

I looked at my fingers for visible blood and I didn't see anything around them, I washed my fingers with water and then I looked for obvious visible cuts but I didn't see any other than the typical rough skin people get around the nails and so.

I am absolutely scared and I don't know if I should worry or not.

Thanks for any input
« Last Edit: December 30, 2007, 10:12:15 AM by kaliman »

Offline Ann

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  • It just is, OK?
    • Num is sum qui mentiar tibi?

Hiv can only infect a very few, specific types of cells. These cells are not found in your fingers. Fingering, whether or not there is blood present, is NOT a risk for hiv infection. Neither is getting a blowjob.

Stop worrying - you didn't have a risk. Make sure you use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. Read through all three condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use them with confidence. Even if you're an old hand at using condoms, read anyway and consider it a refresher course.

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Offline kaliman

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oh thanks

I have fingered before but never saw blood coming outta the guy's anus, that is why I got so scared

I didnt know cells suitable for HIV infection were not found in fingers.... because yesterday I checked the CDC and it said if u had a cut or abrasion on your finger it might in theory be a route for infection.........

I feel a lot beter now though thanks

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Yah, that "theoretical" stuff can really ignite your worst fears. But theoretical is just that. In the real world of HIV I've never known of a case of transmission via fingering nor to a guy getting his dick sucked. It just doesn't happen and I feel safe is saying you won't make history by becoming the first.

Take a breath, let it go and get on with having a wonderful New Year.

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