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Author Topic: Very worried...please help have some peace of mind. :(  (Read 2528 times)

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Very worried...please help have some peace of mind. :(
« on: November 13, 2012, 05:07:32 PM »
Hi. I hope you can help me. I am a 24 year old guy and recently I had sex with aTS. I had receptive anal with condom and for few mins I gave her oral without a condom.  I constantly checked to see if the condom was on. It slipped out and she put the same condom back on.  No ejaculation took place during the entire time. I rarely engage in one night stands like this but I am extremely worried. What are my risks? :( i hope some of you can help me. 

Some stuff worth noting, i have a healthy mouth no lesions or bruises or any of the sort. Also I have a strong immune system, i rarely get sick. Does this come into play?

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Re: Very worried...please help have some peace of mind. :(
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012, 06:53:45 PM »
You never had an exposure.

Offline Guy198824

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Condom broke.
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2013, 05:15:24 PM »
Yesterday I was having receptive anal and condom broke. The guy took a rapid test today and it was negative to calm me down.. Should I be extremely worried?

No intrarectal ejaculation. Should I PEP? It was basically unprotected.
« Last Edit: February 16, 2013, 07:23:00 PM by Guy198824 »

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Re: Very worried...please help have some peace of mind. :(
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2013, 07:46:12 PM »
Guy, I've merged your threads here. Please follow our rule in the future and keep all of your entries in this same thread.

Now to your latest concern. Until the condom broke you were protected. That there was no recal ejaculation lowers your risk still further. The fact that your partner tested negative is less meaningful.

As to whether you should go on PEP, ultimately that is up to you. From what you have described I would say that overall this was a low level risk. Whether you do PEP or not you should get tested to confirm your negative status. You can do that initially at 6 weeks. Assuming you test negative at that point then it is very likely you will test negative at 3 months for a conclusive result.

If you are going to do PEP it must be started within 48-72 hours after a risk to be effective. And then the counting to testing is from when PEP is completed.

As I said, I think this was a low level risk from what you have reported. But you have to decide what you are comfortable doing. 
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Re: Very worried...please help have some peace of mind. :(
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2013, 08:03:52 PM »
Wouldnt the fact that he is negative mean that he really is or he's in the process of developing antibodies. Odds are he is negative..wouldnt it? You think PEP would do more damage then fix things.

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Re: Very worried...please help have some peace of mind. :(
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2013, 11:04:46 PM »
Wouldnt the fact that he is negative mean that he really is or he's in the process of developing antibodies. Odds are he is negative..wouldnt it? You think PEP would do more damage then fix things.

The test could mesn that he is indeed negative. It could also mean that he is in the process of seroconverting and has yet to develop antibodies - which would indicate a rather high viral load, as it has not been reduced by an antibody response.

I am curious as to how PEP could do more damage than good, aside from your bank account.

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