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Scared of Possible Transmission

Okay, so, this is probably just going to sound like another kid who messed around without thinking and now he's freaking out because of it. I'm 18 and my girlfriend and I messed around (unprotected anal sex) about 7 or so weeks ago. I ejaculated outside of her. About a month ago, we did it again but this time used protection. I did not ejaculate, although we went at it much longer and her anus remained "open" after I pulled out. I didn't see any blood. Anyhow, about two weeks ago I came down with some pretty nasty flu-like symptoms- low grade fever, sore throat, cough, dry mouth. I decided to research if that could have anything to do with what we did, and lo and behold, the internet decided I had HIV. Soon after, I developed some pretty nasty diarrhea (only in the morning) and vomited once. I visited a walk in clinic, but the doctor said I'm fine without even a test, and that I just gave her a cold.At six weeks post-unprotected sex, despite the doctor's recommendation, I took an Oraquick test. It was negative. A few days later, I had her take one as well- again, negative (I understand they're not conclusive until three months, but I've also read that they're 95% accurate at six weeks). Her and I are both virgins, and neither of us have ever used any intravenous drugs outside of a hospital. She did used to self-harm, but she claims that she was "sterile" about it, and wouldn't use a bloody blade or razor. Now, 7 weeks post-possible exposure, my symptoms have subsided. She got something similar (without any digestive issues... that was probably caused by my anxiety), but her symptoms too subsided. My mind is still freaking out though, and it's annoying her really bad as I'm accusing her of having HIV.
Anyhow, my questions go as follows:
1. As virgins, how remote is the chance that either of us would have HIV?
2. How hard would it be for HIV to spread through self-harm (without another person around)?
3. If both of us came up negative at 6 weeks, is it safe to assume we're both safe?
4. Should I still go get a blood test at three months, or is the Oraquick's negative conclusive that I've never been exposed to HIV before we had sex?
5. Am I needlessly freaking out?

semen rubbing the vagina opening risk of hiv?

hello gud day,

would like to ask if the semen can transmitted to vagina opening is at risk?

me and a guy meet and we had sex
we use condom but when he come i was still rubbing my vagina in him
when i stand the tip of the condom was sticking in my vagina and semen was flowing down.
i think his penis became small and the condom got stuck in my vagina thats why it was taken off
would like to ask if it is still a risk of transmitting hiv in that
i think while having sex his penis became small and some of the semen went down and maybe rubbing that fluid in my vagina opening.hope u could help me.
after a month i got uti for unknown reason,did urine culture and no bacteria found,maybe i acquire hiv or std?
pls help me

dirty needle

Hi,
http://helpline.aidsvancouver.org/question/does-piercing-pose-hiv-infection

Please checkout the site i have shared with you.

I am not answered in it by you.

My question is if the piercing plain needle is not clean or may be infected with hiv blood, does it pose hiv infection???

Is blood test required for that?

Thanks

Casual Contact

Hey,

I understand that casual everyday life contact with people is not risky. However, I find it sometimes hard to draw the line between casual and risky.One of my roommates was talking to me and some of his spit hit my mouth while he was talking and I have chapped/cracked lips at the moment. I am not too worried, but on the internet I find all sorts of answers to a question like that, saying that if mixed with blood it would be a risk.

Thanks for any clarifications.

Scared of hiv after unprotected oral sex and developed a pain under the armpit

I had an unprotected oral sex on 12 February and a week later I had developed a dry cough , fatigue and muscle stiffness with no fever and two days ago I had developed a pain under my armpit with no lumps and swelling and a pain on my chest muscle , before oral sex I had a bleed from my gum due to wearing of my braces while brushing my teeth in the morning and I had an oral sex at night and I had swallowed the cum since I had heard that the stomach enzyme would kill all the virus. Do you think I migh get hiv infection . I have not when for an his test since since it is not three month,

Kissing with tooth cavity hiv?

I have the following question

Situation: Kissed a guy. Deep mouth kiss that lasted for several minutes.While kissing I DIDNOT notice anyblood NOR I tasted any blood. But his lips was a little bit chapped at the corner.. but it looked normal.. There was absolutely nothing abnormal while kissing. After the kiss, i washed my mouth completely with water.. and spitted it out.

Later in the night that guy said that he had tooth cavity and he had bleeding while brushing his teeth in the morning. And the kiss between us happened in the evening.

Am not sure while kissing, if I got contacted to any traces of his blood in the tooth or gum. To my knowledge none.. But what if there was contact with minute blood? is that a risk . kindly advice..

Note: I also had a minor throat infection on that day due to cold climate..

Please help me.

I thought of having sex with a escort girl

Good evening sir,
I am thinking to have sex with escort girls with condom will I get aids and even by lip kiss directly. Thus escort girls have STD or any other way to have sex with escort girls.

HIV 1+ 2 Antibody and p24 Antigen

I had unprotected contact (genital on genital rubbing without penetration) in late November 2015. I got tested in early February 2016 for HIV 1 and HIV 2 antibodies plus Antigen p24. The result was negative. My question is if that result is conclusive and I can stop stressing about it or if I should repeat the test. What is the acuracy of both these tests combined, after 2months of that type of contact.
I have asked this question before and it was answered by Miss Wendy, but I fear I wasn't specific on the "unprotected contact". Are my tests still "conclusive" has you have answered or is it different now?
(the previous answer was placed under the title: HIV 1+ 2 Antibody and Antigenp24"

bleeding hand and HIV positive semen.

Hello Everyone,

I really need some professional help and your help is much appreciated.
My hands are really really dry with a lot of red scratches cuts from the cold weather(I also have a dermatological skin condition where my skin is so dry that it opens and bleeds in different places of my body). They bleed and stop bleeding a lot during the day, depending if I touch them or rub them.
Im a gay male not out yet and a bit scared of getting sexual with men. I went to a bath house today (gay sauna), I usually don’t touch anyone because of my hands condition, I just like to walk around and watch people. I watched a guy masterbate, as soon as he ejaculated, he ejaculated on his hand and I have no idea why he touched my hand directly. I freaked out because I might be bleeding, I put the towel directly on my hand to see if there was blood, and yes a patch of dry skin was bleeding, basically my towel had a lot of small dots of blood on it. I washed my hand directly and that patch of dry skin kept on bleeding for 20 minutes.

The issue is once he ejaculated he had semen on his hand, and touched my BLEEDING hand skin directly, so his semen touched my blood.

I spoke to the man and found out that he is HIV positive, I made sure of this information through someone else there and indeed he is HIV positive. He was helpful and told me to go to the hosipital directly.
My friend is a nurse at a hospital and she says I need to go to the emergency room and get my situation checked and she told me to insist on take treatment (PEP – post exposure that’s what she called it). She told me because the towel did not have just one drop of blood it had a lot more, which means that my skin was open and actively bleeding.

I am REALLY WORRIED scared I feel numb.. please tell me whats my risk from this situation. What shall I do at the moment ? am I infected ?
Thanks a lot for all your work and help here.

PROBABILITY OF HIV VIRUS

HI, I M 24 YRS OLD MAN. 2 DAYS BACK I HAD SEX FOR FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE WITH A MASSAGE PARLOR SEX WORKER(20 YRS OLD). I DID USE CONDOM DURING INTERCOURSE. ALSO, I KISSED THAT GIRL(ON LIPS) AND SHE GAVE ME BLOWJOB. I WAS WEARING CONDOM WHILE SHE WAS GIVING ME BLOWJOB. IT WAS MY FIRST TIME, I WAS A BIT SCARED AND I DID NOT CUM INSIDE HER.

YESTERDAY, I WENT THERE AGAIN AND HAD SEX WITH AN ASIAN GIRL(27 YRS OLD). THIS TIME AGAIN I WORE CONDOM DURING INTERCOURSE BUT THIS TIME INTERCOURSE WENT FOR ABOUT 30 MINUTES IN COMPARISON TO 15 MINUTES DURING FIRST TIME. THE ASIAN GIRL DID NOT GIVE ME BLOWJOB AND DID NOT ALLOW ME TO KISS ON HER LIPS. LIKE FIRST TIME, THIS TIME TOO I DID NOT CUM INSIDE HER.

BUT I M REALLY SCARED OF GETTING HIV+, WHICH CAN SCREW MY WHOLE LIFE. SO FAR I M FEELING TOTALLY NORMAL AND ACTIVE BUT STILL SCARED ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT WHAT IF THOSE 2 SEX WORKERS WERE HIV+.

MY QUESTION IS THAT IN SPITE OF USING CONDOM THROUGHOUT THE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE AND BLOWJOB AND ANAL SEX CAN I STILL GET HIV+ IF THOSE GIRLS WERE HIV+.

PLEASE REPLY TO THIS QUESTION AT EARLIEST...I M REALLY DEPRESSED AND AFRAID.
THANKS IN ADVANCE.

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