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Offline jboy77

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HIV Transmission From Rimming A Freshly Shaved Butt?
« on: December 15, 2013, 12:42:57 AM »
Just wondering why this wouldn't be considered a risk if the hiv poz guy had some blood in his saliva? Like from bleeding gums or a sore on his tongue??

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HIV Transmission From Rimming A Freshly Shaved Butt?
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013, 12:49:58 AM »
I'm a 27 year old male. A few days ago, I met a guy who shaved my buttocks with a clean electric shaver and then proceeded to rim me a few minutes later. I don't believe there were any noticeable cuts in or around my butt from the shave. He also shaved my pubes and sucked on my penis for no more than a 90 seconds. Again, I didn't see any noticeable cuts except a very small nick past the base of my penis. I did not see any blood or sores in his mouth but I cannot definitely say he had none.  I do not know his hiv status for sure (he said he was std- and hiv-). Am I at risk for hiv transmission or am I just being paranoid?

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Re: Re: bleeding anus after being rimmed and hiv
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2013, 06:16:06 AM »
Just wondering why this wouldn't be considered a risk if the hiv poz guy had some blood in his saliva? Like from bleeding gums or a sore on his tongue??
HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
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Re: HIV Transmission From Rimming A Freshly Shaved Butt?
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2013, 07:37:30 AM »

I removed your first post from someone else's thread where you originally posted and placed it here, in your own thread, which is the ONLY place you should post.

If you read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to, you will have read the following posting guideline:


Only those Moderators and members who are authorized to answer questions in the Am I Infected? forum are permitted do so. Unauthorized responses may be deleted without permission of the poster. Repeatedly posting replies of this nature may result in a Time Out or permanent ban, at the discretion of the Moderator Team.

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Just wondering why this wouldn't be considered a risk if the hiv poz guy had some blood in his saliva? Like from bleeding gums or a sore on his tongue??

Unless you're in the habit of repeatedly punching a person in the mouth before they blow, rim, or kiss you, there could not possibly be enough blood present to cause an hiv concern.

Not only is saliva not infectious, but it also contains over a dozen different proteins and enzymes that damage hiv and render it unable to infect.

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.

ALTHOUGH YOU DO NOT NEED TO TEST FOR HIV SPECIFICALLY OVER ANYTHING YOU ARE CURRENTLY WORRYING ABOUT, 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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Re: HIV Transmission From Rimming A Freshly Shaved Butt?
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2013, 01:01:30 PM »
Ok. So, I cannot reply to anyone else's forum post? If I am correct from your instructions?

Now regarding my post, the only reason I was concerned with my incident was because of the "shaving" aspect and the fact there could be micro-tears where the shaving took place. I was freaked out w/ the thought he may have had unseen blood in his mouth or a sore on his tongue. I understand it is not technically risky behavior, but, in my opinion,  any contact w/ someone that I believe could have the virus is risky. I know, my fault and I have learned. So, in both of your opinions, I should "chill out" and not fret about it any longer?

Just wondering what your educational backgrounds are in the field of HIV?


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