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Author Topic: Made a big mistake, help please?  (Read 1260 times)

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Offline turbosony77

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Made a big mistake, help please?
« on: May 27, 2014, 11:58:22 AM »
Hi everyone, I'm a 25 year old male living in the United states and I went to a strip club about two days ago.  I had unprotected vaginal sex with a young stripper for about 3 to 5 minutes before pulling out and ejaculating.  She then performed some oral on me.  I went to the bathroom after and urinated and remember checking for any cuts, which I found none.

I've done some research but am having a hard time believing that I only had a .04% chance of getting Hiv if she even had it.  Can anyone set me straight please?

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Re: Made a big mistake, help please?
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2014, 04:42:13 PM »
I am thinking about going to get an RNA test next week?  The facility nearby claims that the test can be taken after 6 days with 9-11 days being conclusive results.  I was going to just do it on the 12th day. 

Can anyone vouch for the RNA test being accurate during this time frame?  Research seems to agree with it, but I am not a doctor and cannot recognize reliable sources.

Thanks ahead

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Re: Made a big mistake, help please?
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2014, 04:51:22 PM »
The unprotected sex is a risk for HIV infection and the only way to know your status is to test.  You can test 6 weeks past this exposure and then at 12 weeks to confirm the results.  The average time for seroconversion is 22 days and that is why testing is  NOT recommended earlier than 6 weeks after the last incident.

You should save your money, because no test can determine your status, until enough time has passed.  Also, there is no way anyone could estimate your chance of being infected from this one 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 STDs 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: Made a big mistake, help please?
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2014, 08:40:34 PM »
I understand, every situation is different and no one can or should give me an estimate because it would be inaccurate.  However, for the sake of my sanity, would I be naive to buy the CDCs numbers?

Also this rna test claims fda approval and 99% accuracy at  11 days.  Is it just misleading advertisement or is there some truth to that?

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Re: Made a big mistake, help please?
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2014, 09:29:36 PM »
The new generation HIV are sensitive test and any negative HIV test is a good thing but there are no shortcuts to HIV testing and ALL test must be confirmed at 12 weeks .

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