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Offline batman1231

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Bottoming Risk
« on: October 23, 2019, 02:55:08 pm »
Hi, this is my first post here and appreciate your thoughts in advance!
I had a sexual encounter with a trans sex worker. I was the top and wore protection which included lubrication, the condom stayed intact.

I touched the condom after I pulled out, then took the condom off and touched my penis. Hopefully there's no risk there, but my bigger concern is that once the condom was removed, I received an unprotected blowjob until finishing in the mouth of the sex worker.

I used the shower within 2 minutes of finishing and washed up.

Is this something to be concerned about? Should I consider taking PEP?

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Re: Bottoming Risk
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2019, 03:06:09 pm »
Hiya,

Getting your penis sucked is not an HIV risk, saliva is not HIV infectious, it also contains over a dozen elements that neutralize HIV. Let me put it this way after 40 years in terms of BJ's there hasnít been a single documented case of HIV transmission to an insertive partner (the person being "sucked") and you will not be the first.

If this was your only sexual encounter than relax and move on with your 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 going forward 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 easier to transmit 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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Re: Bottoming Risk
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2019, 09:35:19 am »
Thanks for the info and thoughts. The sex worker told me he takes PrEP and checks every 3 months, but I am taking this person at their word.

Even though I used condom for the anal sex I am still paranoid. Would taking PEP be overkill or can I just take to be extra safe?

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Re: Bottoming Risk
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2019, 10:32:00 am »
This event does not warrant even testing outside of routine let alone PEP.

HIV can't transmit through an intact latex or polyurethane condom. If a condom fails during intercourse it's obvious, now as long as this obvious issue did not happen stressing about "what ifs" & "PEP" after a sexual encounter is not very rational.

I recommend you move on with your life and simply test at least yearly out of standard routine for HIV & STI's as everyone should. Consider starting PrEP (Not PEP) going forward as an additional layer of protection against HIV
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Re: Bottoming Risk
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2020, 10:32:17 am »
Hi, Thanks in advance for your time! I received a massage from a trans sex worker. At the beginning she rubbed up against my backside (no penetration, no condom) and then after placing the condom on, she penetrated me from behind for about 30 seconds (wore a condom for this the entire time). There was no breakage as I checked to make sure afterward. Lube was used although not sure whether it was water or oil based. Also, the condoms were in my glove compartment for about 6-8 weeks or so prior, but maybe a moot point to that and the lube as the condom did remain intact. She didn't finish inside and there was no visible damage to my anus (no bleeding, etc). Still, I've read condoms are very effective but not 100%. Is this something to worry about or consider PEP over? Thanks again for your time!

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Re: Bottoming Risk
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2020, 01:30:29 pm »
HIV can't transmit through an intact latex or polyurethane condom. If a condom fails during intercourse it's obvious, now as long as this obvious issue did not happen move on with your life and stop reading crap online.
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