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Offline Marcus

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« on: November 07, 2006, 09:54:35 AM »
Hi I am all new to this but I would like to get your opinion. On Sunday I was in Amsterdam and had intercourse with one of the workers in the Red Light District. She was the one to put a condom on me and which was followed by oral sex and then intercourse which lasted about a few minutes. Once it was over I was really embarrassed by the whole thing and left as soon as possible. My question is, how much of a risk is it considering what I have done? I am terrified at thinking I could have contracted HIV although everyone keeps telling me that I shouldn't worry. Could someone provide me with some info?



Offline RapidRod

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Re: Question
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2006, 10:05:41 AM »
None, you had protected sex like you should have. NO RISK..

Offline Andy Velez

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« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2006, 12:57:11 PM »
Condoms provide very effective protection against HIV transmission. There's no need for further concern about this incident in relation to HIV.

Keep using a condom everytime you have intercourse whether you are with a pro or a civilian. They do the job.

In general we do recommend that anyone who is sexually active should at least annually have a full STD panel done and every six months is even better.

This time out you have no cause to be worried about HIV.

Andy Velez

Offline Marcus

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« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2006, 02:17:08 PM »
So you really think there is no risk to me? I am just really scared because she was a red light girl.

Offline Marcus

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« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2006, 02:24:46 PM »
I feel so bad about what I did though, I am so scarred at the idea of "what if the condom broke?"

Offline Andy Velez

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« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2006, 02:53:04 PM »
Marcus, if the condom had broken you would have known it. When that happens it's not a tiny pinhole. It's very clear the condom has broken.

Red light or civilian light doesn't matter in terms of HIV when you are using a condom. Condoms are indifferent to whom you are with and they do the same effective job of protecting against HIV right down the line.

As for your feelings about having been with a sex worker -- that's something for you to sort out. Sexually it's always good to go at the pace that's right for you that you're comfortable with. And always, ALWAYS use a condom for intercourse.

Andy Velez


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