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Author Topic: Re: HIV Exposure with transsexual prostitute  (Read 2013 times)

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Offline ww4848

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Re: HIV Exposure with transsexual prostitute
« on: May 16, 2012, 07:20:01 AM »
I was going to start a new thread, but this topic is essentially what I'm going through too - with minor exceptions.

The other day, I was having protected anal sex with a transgender (a non-commercial sex worker as far as I know), who I met earlier that night. I was the insertive/top partner. My condom worked its magic, but slipped off and stayed inside her (him) when I pulled out after ejaculation. I don't think there was any exposure, and if there was, it was very brief. Nonetheless, as it was my first time having anal sex I'm a bit worried. I also received unprotected oral, but I'm not as worried about that. I realize my risk for STD/HIV infection is relatively low, especially considering how my partner told me that she (he) consistently practices safe sex, as do I, but risks are still there, however minimal.

I read the comments in this thread, and of course the only sure-fire thing is to get the damn test, which I will assuredly do in 1 months time. Couple of quick questions though:

Should I get tested before one-month's time if I do in fact feel some unusual symptoms? (I haven't been sick in years so a cold/fever onset would really trouble me.)

What about even if I don't feel symptoms? Is it worth getting a test, say, in 2 weeks time, or should I just wait?

Additionally, and this is not pretty, the anal sex I had was messy. Since I am blessed with a rather large endowment, I noticed there was fecal matter all over the condom before I ejaculated. I do not think there was blood (as I'm sure my partner would have told me). However, fecal matter/blood on the uncovered genitals, or in the urethra, does not sound pretty, and I cannot say with 100% certainty if there was anything on my uncovered genitals after pulling out, since I had sex in the dark and immediately washed myself in a dark bathroom. As of now I feel fine, and have no uncomfortable feelings to report.

Not sure where else I'm going with this, but it's nice to share my story with someone...

« Last Edit: May 16, 2012, 07:23:48 AM by ww4848 »

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: HIV Exposure with transsexual prostitute
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2012, 07:56:28 AM »
I've separated your entry from the thread in which you posted it. The rule of the site as stated in the opening thread is that only those who are authorized to respond to other members may do so. Otherwise you are only supposed to write in your own thread. So this is where all of your entries should be in the future if you have occasion to write again.

Now, as to your concern. Basically I don't think you had a risk. Receiving oral is absolutely not a risk. A condom slipping off as you withdrew your penis is not an unusual happening.

The earliest you should test is at 6 weeks. At that point all but the very smallest number of those who are going to seroconvert will have done so. A negative result at 6 weeks is pointing the way to an all clear at 3 months when you test for a conclusive negative result.

Neither the presence nor the absence of symptoms nor someone else's assurance about their status should be the basis for your knowing your HIV status. When there has been a real risk such as specifically unprotected anal/vaginal intercourse, an HIV test at the appropriate time isthe only way to know for sure.

I expect you to come out of this one ok because I am not even convinced there really was a risk. In the future when withdrawing you might take hold of the condom as you withdraw to avoid having it come off.

Andy Velez

Offline ww4848

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Re: HIV Exposure with transsexual prostitute
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2012, 08:05:42 AM »
Thank you for the prompt response. Reassurance of the low risk is mentally helpful. I will be testing 6 weeks from the night of the sexual encounter, and will hopefully report good news. Best.

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Re: HIV Exposure with transsexual prostitute
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2012, 08:21:02 AM »
OK, good. I expect you to come out of this ok. 
Andy Velez


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