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Author Topic: Can I get HIV from objects handled by HIV positive people if blood presented?  (Read 2067 times)

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I am a man, on 06/15/2018, I went to a massage parlor. The woman there served me about 1 hour and 20 minutes.

1. She rimmed me about 30 seconds then I told her to stop, I know that oral-anal sex is considered very low risk, but the thing is earlier in the day, I had noticed some specks of blood on the toilet paper I had used after washing my anus after I used the toilet. Does this increase the risk of infection? And because I don't know the oral health status of the woman, if she had bleeding gums, will this increase the chance of infection considering there is at least one cut on my anus according to the specks of blood on the toilet paper? I don't know if she insert her lips or tongue into my anus(I can't remember very clear), will this behavior increase of risk?

2. She gave me a fellatio about 30 seconds then I told her to stop(I didn't ejaculate in her mouth). According to other posts in the forum, it seems that the risk of receiving oral sex is also considered a very low risk behavior, but on the CDC website, it says that bleeding gums or other open cuts and sores in the mouth can increase risk of infection. Is this a risky behavior?

3. At the end of her service, I kissed her about 10 seconds, it was an open mouth kiss but not deep. But I didn't have a very good oral health status at that time, after about 30 minutes when I was brushing me teeth, I saw my gums are bleeding, I won't say that it is very serious to confuse you, but I did saw blood in my mouth. Will this increase the chance of infection?

My Status: I broke up with my last girlfriend in 2016, I have been sexual inactive from 2016 until the day I received the service. To be honest, I felt very guilty for my family, these days I can't even talk to them very much because I thought I did something wrong that really ruin my family and I really disappoint my parents.

I am not a native speaker of English, so if any of my description sounds offensive or uncomfortable, I am sorry and you can point out.

Finally, I would really appreciate your answers on my situation, I have checked many posts on the forums, I think you guys are doing a really great job to spread the knowledge of HIV. Thank you!

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Not how hiv is transmitted, end of story. No "low" risk, simply " no " risk

You're questions are so irrelevant it pisses me off you are asking or somehow think your oral health will give you magic HIV risks, get over it already

Move on with your life.

Continue to use condoms for any intercourse no exceptions and as you are sexually active test like every adult should at least yearly for easier to transmit STIs and HIV out of standard routine
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Thanks for your answer. I have ready many documentations on HIV infection, right now my temporary conclusion is that if you don't have any of the 3 behaviors below, the chance of getting HIV is pretty low:
1. unprotected penetrating vaginal with a penis
2. unprotected penetrating anal sex with a penis
3. sharing needles that you inject with.

My understanding is that it is little to zero risk if I don't have one of the 3 behaviors no matter what details(blood, cuts, wound, bleeding status) I add, is that correct?

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My understanding is that it is little to zero risk if I don't have one of the 3 behaviors no matter what details(blood, cuts, wound, bleeding status) I add, is that correct?

Big difference between little or zero, depends on what your doing.

No HIV risk is the concerns you had in your first post as example
Little risk is if you gave a man a blowjob

Overall just focus on the below.

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.

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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Offline painkiller

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Ok, thanks for the reassuring! I will move on with my life.

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I am very curious if one can catch HIV from objects used/handled by HIV-positive people. On Dec. 28, in a restroom, I asked a stranger for paper towels because there is no paper towels in my cell. He gave me the paper towels, and then I used it to wipe my anus, after wiping, I found that there is some blood on the paper probably because I wiped too hard. Is there a risk in such situation? Would there be any factor that can increase the risk in such a situation? Thanks

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HIV transmission is always a biological event and what you posted here meets none of the bilogical requirements.

On top of this HIV simply does not replicate outside of the human host, it's also far to fragile to remain infectious once exposed exposed outside the environment of the human body to the environment, small changes in temperature, pH / moisture levels next to exposure to AIR damage the outer receptors that the virus uses to infect human cells and thus renders it unable to infect.

Your only adult HIV risks are:

Unprotected sex
Sharing IV drug rigs (Syringes)
Blood transfusions & transplants (Rare)

Move on with your life, contuine to use condoms for any intercourse no exceptions and test for HIV and far easier to transmit STI's at least yearly out of standard routine like every sexually active adult should.

Jim
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So in the scenario I described above, even blood was presented, this is still zero-risk, right?

Bowen

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Asked and answered already.

Unless you experience one of the three situations below you simply had no HIV risk and need to put this irrelevant irrational fear behind you.

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Your only adult HIV risks are:

Unprotected sex
Sharing IV drug rigs (Syringes)
Blood transfusions & transplants (Rare)

I call it fear because I've read both your posts here and on another forum and it all sounds excessive to start with.

Relax, move on with your life, stop focusing on something that is not concern.  Take it easy

Jim

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Thanks.

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