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Offline lolagarder

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Oral sex
« on: April 15, 2019, 01:43:57 pm »
Two years ago I was forced to make a blowjob in a guy and he ejaculated in my mouth. I'm so stressed i'm panicking. I can't stop crying because I think I got a STI. I don't remember have any wounds in my mouth. Should I be worried and make an exam? Thank you and sorry I'm really anxious.

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Re: Oral sex
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 02:04:00 pm »
Hiya

Firstly, I'm very sorry to hear you were sexually assaulted.

It sounds like this trauma is perhaps part of the reason that you are still stressing now and, if you have not done so already I would urge you to consider getting some face to face support.

HIV Risk Assessment:

Look from a HIV transmission point of view this specific event was not something to panic about.  The virus is very fragile, and your mouth lacks without damage as in gaping open wounds the route (cells) for HIV to infect, on top of this saliva has dozens of protein and enzymes that damage the virus and render it unable to infect.

Its such a near negligible/minute HIV concern that we don't recommend stressing or testing over a giving a BJ. Just test at least yearly out of routine like every adult should.

Now I wish you well and I know that this encounter was not consensual, again I am sorry to hear about this, so please don't take the below the wrong way. Its just as education for any future consensual encounters in 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 starting PrEP in the future 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: Oral sex
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2019, 02:12:30 pm »
Thank you very much, i'm feeling really better after reading this. My worry was because he ejaculated, but now knowing it's really difficult to get infected I feel much better. Thank you, again.

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Re: Oral sex
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2019, 02:36:30 pm »
You're welcome.

Take care, Best Jim.
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