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Offline marcopolo80

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Am confused and terrified..
« on: July 03, 2020, 11:38:38 am »
Hi there,

First I would like to thank all the people behind this forum.. they are doing a wonderful job in helping propel around the world..

Apologies for bad English.. I am not much very good in English.

Even though I was a member .. I always used to read the topics in forum , but never through I will be posting a question here..

I am working in a construction site as technician and my job involves lot of sharp objects..

A week ago , while working I had a medium sized cut on my small finger below the nail and it had skin got peeled off and  started to bleed. I do t go to my site medical as less able to stop bleeding with plaster. After a day I removed the plaster and left it dry naturally.

After 3 days I.e on weekend our company bus takes us city for purchase as our site is in remote area. In city I met a girl in club and her HIV status is unknown.

We dint had any sex she just allowed me touch her while she rubbed herself. Then we kissed while holding each other's hands.

After we came back I remembered I have a laceration in finger and I started freak myself what if the cum in her hand touched my wound. Out of curiosity I checked your forum and I was convinced that there no risk from such kind activities as this activity has taken not inside the body. I was even thinking to not get myself tested.

Same time out of curiosity and as per my friends suggestion, I used a mobile app to consult a doctor by paying online and sent them my finger photo , explained them the same scenario .. and I asked them what is the risk.. both doctors I  consulted through text and photo, said risk is very low but none of them said zero risk..
This answers of both doctors  made me scared and freaked out.
I know that what I did is wrong.. I should not have asked them..But now confused..

I was very confident of myself that I am not in any risk of HIV..
This doctors destroyed my confidence..

Please help me through this confusion..







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Re: Am confused and terrified..
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2020, 12:29:16 pm »
Hiya,

What you posted here is zero HIV risk, it lacks the conditions and route needed, hence nobody has ever acquired HIV the way you fear.

Relax, move on with your life.

Here's what you need to know to avoid HIV infection:
Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, every time, no exceptions. Consider talking to your healthcare provider about 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.

Kind regards

Jim

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Offline marcopolo80

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Re: Am confused and terrified..
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 01:50:57 pm »
Thanks Jim for your quick reply..And bringing me back confidence ..

Just one and final details I wanna share.. even though I don't felt any cum on my wound, but there was no time gap between she rubbing her vagina and holding my hand.
I was terrified of thinking cum her hand might have rubbed my wound..


So can you please explain lack of conditions and route needed.

Thanks in advance..

With your reply I would like to close this topic.

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Re: Am confused and terrified..
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2020, 02:02:58 pm »
Hiya

To start with HIV is sexually only transmitted inside the human body and the concerned fluids from her don't even contain HIV that can infect! You had no exposure to start with... Asides from that the wound mentioned is not even a route for the transmission of HIV.

For a wound to be an entry for HIV it require something like a fresh knife wound that required urgent medical attention and then you stabbed her with a knife and rubbed the two bleeding wounds together instead of calling an ambulance you might have a theoretical risk and even then HIV would be the least of your concerns.   

Your fears and "what if's" have not resulted in facts for the past 40 years of the HIV pandemic and so you will not be the worlds first.

Move on with your life.
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