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good day sir,
I am 34 male from India. I had a protected sex with sex(ORAL AND VAGINAL with condom) worker in equidor south America on 8th july 2016. After that on same day put my finger in her vagina for 30 minutes.and accedntly I touched my finger to my tip of my penis.I am having small burning pain on my penis till now.
I cane to india on 15th july 2016. One of my friend hospitalised on 27th july 2016 and he needs blood urgently.As that blood group not available and no blood banks available in our town.So I donated my blood to him and saved .The following tests carried out on that day
1)Blood group and rh typing
3)HIV 1 and 2(TRIDOT)
4)anti HCV
5)V D R L
All above tests found normal.
On 20th day after exposure , the above tests carried out .So please tell me is there any chance of HIV infection for me and my friend later.Because i am worried for my friend. Nothing should happen to my friend who received my blood.
Doctors told me that because of me he saved as his platlets count came down to 3000.


Hi there, thanks for contacting us with your questions and concerns. We're happy to help!

Protected sex is considered to be a Low Risk For HIV transmission. This means that although there have been a few cases of transmission in this manner, they're usually under certain identifiable conditions (such as if the condom breaks). If the condom remained intact, then your risk is greatly diminished.

Fingering is considered to be a Negligible Risk for HIV transmission meaning that although it's theoretically possible, there haven't been any confirmed cases of transmission in this way. Additionally, any bodily fluids on your finger would no longer be a risk when you touched your penis because HIV cannot survive outside of the body, so the virus would have been inactivated and damaged, unable to be passed on.

That's such an amazing thing you did for your friend, great job and I commend you! Your risk was low for HIV transmission meaning that it's unlikely that you or your friend acquired HIV in this instance. I would suggest you follow up with a 12 week test, as that's when HIV testing is considered conclusive. The test they performed on your blood may not have been accurate for HIV, because it was only one week after exposure, and antibodies are generally formed around 2-3 weeks post exposure.

I hope this helped!



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