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Author Topic: Needless worry about an encounter this weekend?  (Read 300 times)

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Offline scaredkorea

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Needless worry about an encounter this weekend?
« on: August 12, 2018, 11:44:03 pm »
This weekend, i had a little to much to drink and had fun with an acquaintance who claimed to be neg (tested Jan)  I was the bottom. A condom was used. The top did not tell me he ejaculated and I kept riding  him.  I am worried that cum leaked out of the condom and possibly  entered bloodstream.  The next day, I checked the condom and there was semen in the reservoir.  Im just worried  some leaked. Is prep warranted in this scenario? Thanks:)

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Re: Needless worry about an encounter this weekend?
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2018, 02:33:02 am »
I was drunk so dont remember if the condom got stuck or not.  I was relieved when  i saw the condom didny break and held the cum.  Is this an unnecessary  worry?

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Re: Needless worry about an encounter this weekend?
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2018, 02:55:07 am »
Hi

You had protected intercourse and the condom did not fail. HIV does not transmit through an intact condom or creep out the condom and up your backside if that is what you are worried about.

So my advice is to relax, stop overthinking this and, move on with you life.

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.  Consider adding PrEP as an additional layer of protection against HIV.

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: Needless worry about an encounter this weekend?
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2018, 11:04:35 am »
Thanks for your help. I was worried  that it would have leaked when he was soft.  I appreciate the work  you and your team do. 

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Re: Needless worry about an encounter this weekend?
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2018, 01:08:08 pm »
You're welcome.

Relax and move on, put this behind you.

Going forward continue to use condoms for any intercourse no exceptions and test out of standard routine like every adult should at least yearly for STIs and HIV.
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