... Hi, I enjoy giving oral sex to a couple of guys I date. ... (4 replies)
... The point should be that, while difficult to contract through female to male contact, it is not impossible. ... (10 replies)
... thing, I suffer from it myself. For a long time I convinced myself that I had HIV. One thing about you said was that you had "protected" sex. Well, it would be difficult to contract HIV from someone that way. ... (19 replies)
... The chances are very much in your favour that she did not have HIV and you would not contract it from such a brief exposure even if she did. But you should not leave your HIV status to chance. ... (3 replies)
... It is extremely unlikely you have contracted HIV from this very brief encounter. ... (2 replies)
... explained to you here is that there is a risk, it has been minimised by the fact you were protected from a long period of time, your exposure was brief and it is difficult to transmit HIV from a female to a male. ... (61 replies)
... what I mean is that, during vaginal intercourse, there is data to show that it is more difficult to contract HIV from a woman to man than from a man to a woman. ... (1 replies)
... People need to begin to start educating themselves about this disease and it troubles me that you are not. ... (4 replies)
... it doesn't matter whether the encounter was 30 seconds or three days, it always matters as to the amount of fluid that is exchanges. ... (6 replies)
... HIV is not common and it is very difficult to contract - this does not mean that you can't possibly have contracted it though.
What has happened is already in the past, so testing or not testing will not change your status. You might as well get tested, know for definite and get on with your life.
Victoria (1 replies)
... I'm a 19yo college student, and I have a tendency to obsessively worry about things sometimes, particularly certain diseases, and have recently fallen into a pattern of obsessing about hiv. ... (1 replies)
... When you begin participating in this post more frequently, you will see that everyone and one time or another will think they have HIV based on their symptoms. However, it appears that it is pretty difficult to contract HIV when giving oral. ... (10 replies)
... let alone HIV which is extremely difficult to contract in comparison with other STD's. ... (8 replies)
... well i guess you can look at it as 40,000 is a lot. but on the other side of the coin, 36,000 people die from the flu each year. there are stats up the wazoo to make anything look huge or small, whatever the reader wants to see. ... (29 replies)
... no you can not feel HIV the next day, and i am not sure why you are laughing about this girl getting pregnant. if you feel you need to be tested then do so at the 90 day mark. ... (2 replies)
... It is not true that if you have intercourse with a person who's infected with HIV, that you will definitely contract HIV yourself, especially not from a one time encounter. ... (5 replies)
... Wow, i didnt know that even if an exposure with an HIV infected person that the odds are like that to contract it. I thought pretty much if that person is positive and you have unprotected sex, you are most likely going to get it. ... (4 replies)
... Poznmass -
Thanks so much for sharing your story. You passed on a lot of good information that will hopefully help someone.
I wish you the best and thank you again for passing along your story. I am amazed at well (mentally) you sound.
Take Care! (6 replies)
... a condom, and STILL contracted the virus, it may have been through the precum he came into contact with, or the condom may have broken. Also, remember that male to male transmission is VERY high when you are the receptive anal partner. ... (6 replies)
... You sound a bit unimformed, no offense. Ive been there. I grew up thinking that if you had sex with someone who had HIV then BAM, you most deffinantly would catch it. Nothing is farther from the truth. HIV is extremly difficult to contract. ... (33 replies)