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Author Topic: Do I stand to get HIV  (Read 1374 times)

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Offline mightymanual

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Do I stand to get HIV
« on: August 03, 2012, 12:08:53 PM »

I had sex with a commercial sex worker and during the act, condom burst. I did not come inside her.

She assured me that she is clean and doesn't have anything. Anyhow,I paid for her to get tested for HIV and STD. Her blood and Urine test all came negative . Am I at the risk of getting HIV even though her tests came negative??

I'm looking forward to get tested anyway.

Please help!!!!

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Do I stand to get HIV
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2012, 12:24:16 PM »
You had a risk with the broken condom but a low level one for several reasons. HIV is much harder to transmit from female to male than the other way around. It was a single incident. And you were protected until the condom broke.

While it maybe reassuring to you to know she tested negative, the only negative test which should matter to you is your own. You can test initially at 6 weeks. Assuming you test negative, which is what I expect, then you will in all likelihood continue to test negative at 3 months for a conclusive result.

It's irrelevant to your risk whether you ejaculated in her or not. The risk would have been to her as the unprotected receptive partner.

You need to know that using the term "clean" is unacceptable when talking about HIV status. Someone is either negative or positive. It's not about being clean or dirty.

I expect you to come out of this experience ok.
Andy Velez

Offline mightymanual

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Re: Do I stand to get HIV
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2012, 12:30:11 PM »
Thanks Andy!!

I really appreciate the quick revert. Yes, indeed it was my first time and last, for good.


Offline Andy Velez

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Re: Do I stand to get HIV
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2012, 12:53:40 PM »
OK. Good luck to you.
Andy Velez


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