|HIV TranSMISSION???? NOBODY WILL HELP PLEASE!!!
Sep 14, 2005
I had protected vaginal sex with a women 2 weeks ago. However after having sex I noticed that I had a white head/pimple about 3 inches above the base of my penis.(This was a result of shaving my pubic region 2 days earlier) I'm worried that I could have gotten hiv. What if her vaginal secretions came in contact with my pimple? Am I at risk? I have read that individuals with herpes are more likly to contract HIV because their skin is damaged, which allows the virus to enter the body. My pimple had a white head on it so I don't know if I am at risk? Nobody wants to answer my question while for the past two weeks I have lived with the paranoia of dying. I feel that my glands are swollen; one in my right armpit and one in my neck, I feel fatigued depressed, and scared. I don't know what to do because I haven't received any help regarding my question. I am uneducated regarding HIV and don't know if a pimple/ ingrown hair would be easy access for hiv to be transmitted.Thank you and god bless
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
Paranoia is the key word here. Stop with the guilt already! That is a very low risk behavior so relax. If it will help you can go get tested but go see a mental health professional to help you understand why you are so worried about this encounter! Good luck! DTD
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