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Author Topic: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip  (Read 4549 times)

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Offline Raghav Desai

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Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« on: December 05, 2013, 01:13:19 PM »
Last night i had sex with a sex worker. I do not know whether she is HIV infected or having any STD or not. We had intercourse three times that night. I had used condom every time.The first two times when i pulled out after ejaculation, the condom was completely covering my penis. I am a bit concerned about the third time because when i pulled out of her vagina, the condom was half way down, the condom had slipped some distance. i mean to say that the condom was covering 60% of my penis (with the head of penis being covered). Am i at a risk of being exposed to HIV or other STD? is there any chance that during the intercourse the condom might have come off completely out of my penis and the head of my penis made contact with her vagina and the condom again got inserted halfway into my penis during the intercourse? i also checked the breakage of the three used condoms by putting water in it but there was no squirting of water. Could you please help me with this? As this is the first time i had sex and i have become very much scared after this. Please help me with this. I am scared to the core.

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Re: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013, 01:22:17 PM »
The only part of the penis that needs to be covered is the head of your penis.

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Re: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2013, 12:21:21 AM »
Should i not worry too much and avoid going for a HIV/STD test?

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Re: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2013, 12:35:17 AM »
Should i not worry too much and avoid going for a HIV/STD test?

As a person who is not in a mutually monogamous relationship, you SHOULD be going to twice-yearly STD screenings, including an HIV test.

If you are "afraid" to do that, then you should not be having sex. Taking responsibility for your health as well as your partners' health is important. More important than your ego or your "reputation" with your doctor.

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Re: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2013, 03:29:36 AM »
Should i not worry too much and avoid going for a HIV/STD test?
  You do not need to worry over this situation.

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Re: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2014, 02:43:33 AM »
Hi All,
Recently i had a ulcer near to the base of my genital. Has it got anything to do with my last sex encounter which i have mentioned? Is this any symptom of STI, i might have been exposed to during my last sex encounter? I have not had any sex encounter after that.
Could you please help me with this?

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Re: Am i exposed to HIV/STD risk due to Condom Slip
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2014, 05:44:09 AM »

It may not have been an STI, but it also may have been either herpes (it would have been painful) or syphilis (it would NOT have been painful). Both herpes and syphilis, UNLIKE hiv, are transmitted through skin-to-skin contact and condoms do not always protect against them.

You will have to see a doctor and get a full sexual health check up - it's the only way you'll find out what your ulcer actually was. This is why we recommend that anyone who is sexually active is having these check ups on a regular basis. The other STIs are MUCH more easily transmitted than hiv.

Condoms have been proven to prevent hiv, even if they don't always protect against other STIs. There have been three long-term studies of couples where one is positive and one is negative. In the couples who used condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, but no barrier for oral activities, not one of the negative partners became infected with hiv. Not one.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

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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