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Am I at risk of HIV?
« on: October 19, 2012, 05:37:16 PM »
Hello Everyone,  I'm really hoping to get some answers as I've been going out of my mind the last couple of weeks.

I'm a male and I had an encounter with another male on October 7th.  12 Days ago.  I am circumsized and he is uncircumsized.   Before going to meet, I shaved my genitals and cut myself on part of my shaft and scrotum which bled for a minute or so.  This was about an hour before we were together.

After meeting, we kissed for a bit, then did frot (rubbing penis' wihtout a condom).  I'm sure there was precum there.

After that I gave him a blowjob with him wearing a condom.  Then we had sex.  I was the insertive partner and wore a condom.  A bit more info:

1) The condom didn't break
2) I did pull out at one time and he turned over and I reinserted with the same condom which again didn't break or fall off.
3) We used lube
4) At one point near the end I noticed there was blood on the condom, so I am assuming he bled from me thrusting.
5) What if part of the base of my penis inserted him that was uncovered by the condom and it had a shaving cut on it.

Is there any risk that I could have been exposed to HIV transmission?  He said he was HIV-, however he had a lot of red bumps all over his body.  He told me that he knows it looks like hiv lesions but he said it's psoriasis and he has had it for close to 10 years.

Within about a week after our encounter I developed a very bad sore throat, I began having quite a bit of joint pain, and thought I noticed a few red dots starting to appear on my body (however those dots could have been small burns from using an angle grinder at work).

Could someone please give me a bit of advice/info.  Do I need to get tested?
Thank you for your time!!
« Last Edit: October 19, 2012, 05:47:02 PM by funnyguy1284 »

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Re: Am I at risk of HIV?
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2012, 06:00:16 PM »
There is absolutely no way you can construe the situation as you described it as an HIV risk. Absolutely no way.

"Many people, especially in the gay community, turn to oral sex as a safer alternative in the age of AIDS. And with HIV rates rising, people need to remember that oral sex is safer sex. It's a reasonable alternative."

-Kimberly Page-Shafer, PhD, MPH

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Re: Am I at risk of HIV?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2013, 06:40:37 AM »

I recently French kissed another guy. I have gingivitis but was not bleeding. I also sucked his nipples. Play biting and sucked on his nipples. We also rubbed our penises together (frot) without a condom.

No oral sex or anal penetration.

Is this a risk of contracting HIV?
Any reason to get tested?
He has psoriasis btw but says HIV free

Thanks for info!!!!

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Re: Am I at risk of HIV?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2013, 08:16:02 AM »
Please only post in this one thread no matter how long its been since you have posted . If you cant find your thread go to your profile and select show own post and it will take you here .

These are the risk factors for HIV . You did not have a risk for HIV .

Sharing IV drug needles immediately after use.
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex.
Mother to child during or shortly after birth
Very specific healthcare situations.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED HIV TESTING AT THIS TIME for this incident , anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.

Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!
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