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Offline legna

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Should I be worried?
« on: October 18, 2019, 11:59:16 pm »
On November 14, 2018 I was with a girl I knew for some time. We decided to have sex and she put a condom on my penis but as soon as I put my penis inside her vagina the condom broke and I pulled out in that second. I took the condom out and washed my penis. That was the end of it. I donít know if she has HIV or not so 2 weeks after I got tested for HIV and other STDs.. everything came out negative, including the HIV test. Now Im worried because I think I tested too early.  Im gonna test again this week to make sure.. Havenít had any symptoms but Im very worry about it. Based on what happened, who much of a risk Im in?Ö Thanks for all the help

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Re: Should I be worried?
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2019, 12:15:25 am »
It is very, very unlikely that you were infected by the HIV, as a result of the incident you have described (a moment, if that, of potentially unprotected sex).

Even in complete acts of unprotected sex, the odds of HIV infection (presuming, of course, that the partner is HIV-positive) is low. 

You don't say where the condom broke.  If it broke upon the shaft, you really had protected sex.  If it broke at the glans, you may have had a very small chance, a theoretical chance, I suppose, but really quite close to zero, especially since you stopped immediately.

For your own peace of mind, test again six weeks after the encounter and then at 13 weeks past for confirmation of the six week results (or whenever your healthcare provider determines that your test for HIV-antibodies is conclusive).

I fully expect that your conclusive test will be negative for HIV-antibodies as a result of the incident you described.
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Offline legna

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Re: Should I be worried?
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2019, 03:03:48 pm »
Thank you.. I just went to get tested yesterday.. results will come next week

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Re: Should I be worried?
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2019, 09:45:56 pm »
Got my results.. negative. Now I can end my anxiety

Thanks

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Re: Should I be worried?
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 11:21:24 pm »
You're welcome.
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HIV Transmission and Risks
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You can read more about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
You can read more about HIV prevention here:
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You can read more about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

 


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