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Offline Alan2020

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CSW - Unprotected - Vaginal
« on: January 18, 2020, 10:29:24 pm »
Good afternoon,

I was in a bar in the Middle East and very, very drunk. I left with a female CSW and we went to a hotel. She showered, and we had vaginal sex. I believe she used some kind of lubricant. I would estimate about 2-5 minutes of sex. Afterwards I washed my penis. There was no blood blood or discoloured fluids. I left and went home. The next day I was worried and very angry and disappointed with myself.

12 days later, I felt a dull ache in my testicles, lasted less than 12 hours and then disappeared.
 
On day 14, I felt a pain in my pubic area and I had a high temperature. The temperature lasted less than 24 hours and has not come back. The pain, which felt like protatitus, lasted 5-6 days before gradually easing and going away. During this time it became painful to urinate due to “pressure,” although afterwards it seemed to take the pressure away some and the pain was less. I felt a little tired during the first two days of this “pain” but not enough to stop me training at the gym, and then okay.

On day 18 I developed a chesty cough. It is quite painful in my chest and there tends to be green phlegm.

I have been working out at the gym every day to try and distract myself from the worry but it’s getting on top of me and I am obsessively googling, checking for rashes, checking for ulcers and such.

There’s been no ulcers, no real loss of appetite (other than what I would say is anxiety related) no vomitting or diarrhoea, no rashes or ulcers, and no “persistent fatigue.” I have not experienced any discharge or typical symptoms associated with ghonorreah or chlamydia.

I visited the doctor yesterday, day 21, and he is going to test for STDs on Tuesday.

I expect he will request I come back in six weeks for an HIV test.

That’s my story so far, I feel a tiny bit better by typing it out and being able to share with someone, so thank you for running and maintaining these forums.

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Re: CSW - Unprotected - Vaginal
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2020, 11:59:32 pm »
Hiya,

Your cough and testicular pain have nothing to do with HIV from this incident,  hope you feel better soon but simply talk to your doctor if this is still an issue and treat whatever is making you sick.

Regarding the HIV risk, condomless intercourse it is an HIV risk so test at 6 weeks post-incident with a blood-drawn approved antibodies test a negative result at that time will rarely ever change although, if you wish you can confirm these result at 3 months post-encounter.

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 prevention going forward.

Keep in mind that some sexual practices which may be described as safe in terms of HIV might still pose a risk for transmission of other far easier to acquire 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.

Kind regards

Jim

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Re: CSW - Unprotected - Vaginal
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2020, 08:51:41 am »
Hi Jim,

Thank you for your quick reply.

I guess I’m a bit worried because you did not make any comment or ask any questions regarding the other symptoms.

Should I be concerned or relieved that the temperature lasted less than 24 hours?

As for the pain in my abdomen, is that a typical sign that occurs during seroconversion?

Is it possible my symptoms can be explained by other STDs or contagious virus?

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Re: CSW - Unprotected - Vaginal
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2020, 09:38:56 am »
Hiya

Your symptoms could be just about anything or nothing at all, they are far from HIV specific and most of them unrelated regardless of your HIV status.  See your regular doctor if you continue to feel unwell so you can treat whatever it is.

Jim
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Re: CSW - Unprotected - Vaginal
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 02:27:02 pm »
Hi Jim,

First off thank you again for your messages and for the support you provide to idiots like me.

I was tested 40 days from exposure, urine and blood test. They took a swab and thought they could see some signs of NGU infection, so gave me a course of antibiotics.

I called for my results today. Negative for syphillis, chlamydia, gonorrhoea and HIV. I believe it was a fourth generation duo test - the doctor said I was outwith the window period.

Thank you for taking the time to write and respond, it made a big difference.

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Re: CSW - Unprotected - Vaginal
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2020, 03:16:51 pm »
You're welcome.

Try to relax, I would not call people idiots ... Well some of them maybe 😂 but all in all, I get to chat to people during a time of stress and it hardly brings out the best in anyone.

Anyhow, the result you have will rarely ever change. Use condoms for any intercourse and test at least yearly out of standard routine

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Regarding the HIV risk, condomless intercourse it is an HIV risk so test at 6 weeks post-incident with a blood-drawn approved antibodies test a negative result at that time will rarely ever change although, if you wish you can confirm these result at 3 months post-encounter.
HIV 101 - Everything you need to know
HIV 101
Read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
Read about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
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HIV prevention
Read about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

 


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