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Offline Timmmparks

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Cum splash in eye
« on: April 11, 2013, 04:08:30 pm »
Hi, I had sexual contact with a guy a week ago and everything was protected until he removed the condom and came. Unfortunately a splash of cum went straight into my eye. Some sources say this could warrant PEP, others that the risk is negligible, but I wondered what you thought? I'm really anxious about it, particularly as my eye is slightly sore which means I'm thinking about it constantly. Any info greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2013, 04:32:28 pm »
Hi Tim , Having semen splashed into your eye in the manner you describe isn't a risk for HIV . There isn't any evidence that anyone ever has acquired HIV in that manner so I don't think you will be the first . Semen is as irritant once it gets into your eye and that is why you are having discomfort .

You did not have a risk so PEP isn't warranted in this case .
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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2013, 04:39:44 pm »
Hi, thank you, I really appreciate your response and the speed of it.

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2013, 04:46:26 pm »
You are most welcome . As long as you are using condoms for vaginal or anal sex you will avoid exposure to HIV .

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED HIV TESTING AT THIS TIME, anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care checkup, 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 checkups, 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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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2015, 08:44:27 am »
Hi, I'm hoping this is small risk but I just had sexual contact with stranger and when he came he came over my lower stomach. I was masturbating at the time and I felt a splash of his cum on the head of my penis. I finished myself off and we ended. I'm not circumcised and my foreskin came back over my penis as I got up and we walked off. I'm worried that his cum on the end of my penis is a bit like having unprotected insertive sex. What do you think? Thanks in advance for your help.

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2015, 08:46:51 am »

Please only post in this one thread no matter how long between visits or the subject matter . You can find this thread by going to your profile and selecting show own post and it will take you here . It helps us to help you when you keep all your thoughts or questions in one thread and it helps other readers to follow the discussion. Additional threads will be merged.

You did not have a risk from splashed cum ...
Hiv is a fragile, difficult to transmit virus that is primarily transmitted INSIDE the human body, as in UNPROTECTED anal or vaginal intercourse where the virus never leaves the confines of the two bodies. Once hiv finds itself outside the body, small changes in temperature, and pH and moisture levels all quickly damage the virus and render it unable to infect.

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2018, 02:48:36 am »
Hi, I know this may sound odd, but I performed oral sex on a stranger last night and he ejaculated straight down my throat and it went into my lungs. I know because I was coughing for the next hour. I've read a previous similar post on here where it's said it's no risk because the semen will have mixed with saliva in the mouth first, but in my case, the semen went directly into the lung opening, not into my mouth first, so would have had pretty much no contact with saliva. Do you think this is any kind of risk? it just occurs to me it may be a direct way into the body.

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2018, 03:30:34 am »
Relax and move on with your lif

No need to stress about this or to run out and test.
Just test whether you are due for your normal routine screening


Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions.

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

More information on HIV Basics, PEP, TaSP and Transmission can be found through the links in my signature to our POZ pages, this includes information on HIV Testing

Kind regards

Jim

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2020, 12:07:19 am »
Hi, sorry I hope this attaches to my previous questions, but not really sure how to do that.

Re the question, I’ve had another cum splash in my eye which has really irritated it, it’s very red. The guy was a stranger. Last time this happened you said it was no risk and no need for PEP etc. Can I just confirm that this is still the case with the science as it is now please?

Thanks

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2020, 02:25:04 am »
Nothing has changed.

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider talking to your healthcare provider about PrEP as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as ‘safe’ in terms of HIV transmission might still pose a risk for transmission of other STI's, so please do get fully tested regularly and at least yearly for all STI's including but not limited to HIV and test more frequently if unprotected intercourse occurs

Also, note that it is possible to have an STI and show no signs or symptoms and the only way of knowing is by testing.

Kind regards

Jim

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Re: Cum splash in eye
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2020, 02:30:52 am »
Thanks Jim, that’s great.

 


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