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Author Topic: Protected Anal Sex and Unprotected Oral Sex  (Read 1032 times)

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Offline Alhakim

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Protected Anal Sex and Unprotected Oral Sex
« on: July 19, 2019, 10:52:13 am »
I had protected anal sex (I was the top) and unprotected oral sex with a buddy several times. At one occasion, he came in my mouth and I ate it.

But all our penetration sex had condoms. Am I at risk, assuming he had HIV?

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Re: Protected Anal Sex and Unprotected Oral Sex
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2019, 11:20:47 am »
Protected anal sex is not a risk for HIV-infection.

Receiving unprotected oral sex is not a risk for HIV-infection.  Providing unprotected oral sex is a theoretical risk, but only if your mouth is full of open wounds (as in "meth" mouth).

However, unprotected oral sex of any kind could expose one to other STD's/STI's.

Summary:  you are not at risk of having contracted the HIV from the activities you have described in your post.
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Re: Protected Anal Sex and Unprotected Oral Sex
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2019, 11:25:41 am »
Thank you so much for your quick response. Will bookmark this thread to keep me sane.

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Re: Protected Anal Sex and Unprotected Oral Sex
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2019, 02:02:39 am »
Hi, Jim.

That's actually my question as well. I have a sex buddy who became HIV positive back in 2016, unfortunately. He survived the terrible sickness that inflicted him before he managed to get himself treated with ART meds. He's taking them religiously. We're still seeing each other and you know, make out and suck each other. One time though, he fingered me in my anus and used his saliva as lube. Is that okay?

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Re: Protected Anal Sex and Unprotected Oral Sex
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2019, 03:24:04 am »
Hiya,

I moved your post and just to clarify as a rule only post in your own thread. Thanks

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We're still seeing each other and you know, make out and suck each other. One time though, he fingered me in my anus and used his saliva as lube. Is that okay?

Getting your penis sucked is no HIV risk whatsoever, giving a blowjob is near a negligible risk that we don't recommend testing for outside of routine as the mouth generally lacks the cells (route) to infect and saliva is hostile towards HIV.

No fingering is not an HIV concern, firstly HIV is fragile and corrodes on exposure outside the human body, in addition, saliva is not an HIV infectious fluid.

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I have a sex buddy who became HIV positive back in 2016, unfortunately. He survived the terrible sickness that inflicted him before he managed to get himself treated with ART meds.

Glad to hear your friend is doing well with access to treatment. As educational item
, a person living with HIV (PLHIV), who is on Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and has achieved an undetectable viral load* in their blood for at least 6 months, can not sexually transmit HIV.

This is also known as Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U)
(*undetectable viral load defined as less than 200 copies/milliliter)

https://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=71864.0   

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 as an additional layer of HIV protection going forward

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

Kind regards

Jim

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