Please tell me I'm simply paranoid
Jun 28, 2005
I am desperately hoping that you didn't answer my first question because you found my concerns ludicrous. I called the CDC and they said I had nothing to worry about, but still feeling a little concerned I went and got tested at 9 weeks (I know it's not conclusive then, but I thought it was make me feel somewhat better, especially if the person at the test site said I too had nothing to worry about). Well, the person who tested me said it was possible that I was infected, but "low risk." Those results came back negative, but here's what happened:
I went to a sex toy party and the woman running it had a jar of enhancement cream. She then proceeded to place clean/new q-tips in the jar and asked us to try it. So I went in the bathroom and tried it on myself. Afterwards I started to panic thinking, "what if she had used it in the 20 minutes right before I showed up and gotten some of her fluids in the jar." Now I am panicked.
Is the woman at the testing site right in saying there might be a chance, or is the CDC right in saying it is impossible. PLEASE answer me. Feel free to make fun of my insanity plenty if you think that I am, I will actually find it comforting. Thank you.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Yep, I'd say your concerns qualify for ludicrous. So you want me to please tell you that you are simply paranoid. OK. You are simply paranoid. There, feel better? But I do wonder about the enhancement cream. What's it suppose to do? Turn your C cups instantly into double D's? Well, no matter where that Q-tip wound up or what it was enhancing, I see no HIV risk. So relax and enjoy the new, enhanced, simply paranoid you.
Stay well. Can I come to the next party?
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