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Author Topic: So afraid with the risk  (Read 261 times)

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Offline anthonysoooafraid

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So afraid with the risk
« on: September 13, 2020, 03:22:09 pm »
I met a stranger and he insisted that we do anal without a condom. In view of my refusals, we only performed oral sex without a condom, but he became aggressive and we found ourselves getting stronger and stronger.
At one point he bit my upper lip and immediately started bleeding, a lot of blood.
I am very afraid, because he may have bitten his own mouth before he bit my lip, so that our bloods could mix.

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Re: So afraid with the risk
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2020, 05:11:25 pm »
Relax, you did not contract the HIV from the incident you have described. 

Receiving unprotected oral sex is not a risk for HIV infection; providing unprotected oral sex is a theoretical risk only if the "provider's" mouth is full of open wounds (not a bloody lip).  However, unprotected oral sex can put one at risk of other STD's/STI's.

The HIV is fragile, extremely unlikely to be viable in an ambient environment, so even if his mouth were bleeding, the virus would not be able to "mix" with the blood from your lip to infect you.

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Offline anthonysoooafraid

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Re: So afraid with the risk
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2020, 06:38:40 pm »
But the point here is not oral sex, but the fact that during the kiss, he bit me and I bled. There was literally a gateway to my bloodstream

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Re: So afraid with the risk
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2020, 07:03:18 pm »
I addressed both the unprotected oral sex aspect of your activity and the bite on the lip aspect.

Again, the HIV is fragile, extremely unlikely to be viable in an ambient environment, so even if his mouth were bleeding, the virus would not be able to "mix" with the blood from your lip to infect you.

Additionally, typical mouth secretions (saliva) are not hospitable to the HIV.

There was no gateway to your bloodstream, as you speculate, even if your blood and his had mixed.

You did not contract the HIV from the incident you have described in your original post.

 
HIV 101 - Basics
HIV 101
You can read more about Transmission and Risks here:
HIV Transmission and Risks
You can read more about Testing here:
HIV Testing
You can read more about Treatment-as-Prevention (TasP) here:
HIV TasP
You can read more about HIV prevention here:
HIV prevention
You can read more about PEP and PrEP here
PEP and PrEP

 


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