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kaka2020 - So afraid
« on: December 15, 2020, 04:54:44 am »
Dear Jim,

I shaved my pubic hear 4 hours before protected sex with an escort. While shaving my hair, I got a small cut on my right testicle and a little blood came out. However, there was no blood after washing the area with water.

My concern is that while having sex with the girl, my scortum might have come in contact with vaginal fluids secreted by the girl and what is the risk of catching HIV or other STDs? i checked my ball sack before penetrating her and there was not blood or anything except a little dried blood spot to a size of a ball point nip.

Please help me as I am freaking out a lot.

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Re: kaka2020 - So afraid
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2020, 05:31:32 am »
Hiya,

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My concern is that while having sex with the girl, my scortum might have come in contact with vaginal fluids secreted by the girl and what is the risk of catching HIV or other STDs?

This isn't an HIV risk. The shaving nicks are not an HIV route, asides from that the fluid touching your testicles would not be HIV infectious.

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  protected sex

HIV can't transmit through an intact latex or polyurethane condom. If a condom fails during the act of intercourse it's obvious to the insertive partner. There is no reason to be stressing or testing outside of standard routine as long as this obvious issue did not happen.

If this was your only sexual encounter then relax.

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other STDs

Look any sexual contact comes with risks of STI's, no need to panic though, just use
Condoms to help reduce those risks. The levels of protection for various STI's depends greatly on differences in how the diseases or infections infect. 

Example, some infections (Not HIV) are transmitted primarily by skin-to-skin contact, which may infect areas not covered by a condom, such as genital herpes, human papillomavirus [HPV] infection, chancroid etc.

As said no need to panic each time you have sex, just use condoms to reduce your risks and test out of routine at least yearly for STI's.

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 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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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2020, 07:14:37 am »

Thank you very much Jim!!. I am feeling relieved after reading your reply. However, just to be the safer side, what precautionary measures or observation would you suggest me to be mindful of both area specific as well as generally? Also, tests such as Urine DR or other blood tests is required to rule of slightest chances?

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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2020, 08:32:12 am »
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However, just to be the safer side, what precautionary measures or observation would you suggest me to be mindful of both area specific as well as generally?

As said there was no HIV concern from what you posted and I'm not going to pretend you need testing outside of yearly routine unless you have had other sexual encounters not mentioned here.

In terms of other STI's simply continue to use condoms, no exceptions and test yearly out of standard routine.

That is the recommendation, please don't ask again.

There is no need to run out and test everytime you have sex.

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Also, tests such as Urine DR or other blood tests is required

During routine yearly screening yes to both. If it's a good doctor they will ask about your sexual past to determine what STI's test will be appropriate for you.
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