|Thai Ladyboy Situation - Donation sent
Apr 28, 2010
Dr Bob, Recently I have been working overseas, on my return home I was in transit in Bangkok, this meant a one night stay over. My situation is this.
During the stay over I met who I thought was a very beautiful Thai girl at my hotel bar, as it would turn out it was a very beautiful male! I found this out in my room later. I have never been with a male before this, our sex included her/him giving me oral and me penertrating with a condom, I did not finish inside but completed my climax by way of her masturbating me!
I know that I am negative as I have only just recently had a complete blood test and semen analysis, my long term partner is having difficulty getting pregnant. I now feel racked with guilt because of my lack of judgement.
My mind does not stop thinking that something has happened, and I am consumed by this. My partner has just had a shot for rubella and we are using condoms at present.
I just worry about the level of HIV in Thailand and that somehow I may have contracted the virus.
Another very worried person.
Oh, by the way, the photo on your blog, man you look buffed!
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Hello Another Very Worried Person,
So that song "One Night in Bangkok" is really true:
"One night in Bangkok and the world's your oyster. The bars are temples but the pearls ain't free. You'll find a god in every golden cloister. And if you're lucky then the god's a she. I can feel an angel sliding up to me."
Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Oral sex carries only a very small risk of HIV transmission/acquisition.
Your real problem is being "racked with guilt." I suggest you level with your partner. Even though your HIV risk is extremely low, you may decide together to continue using condoms until your three-month HIV test definitively reconfirms your negative HIV status. Leveling with your partner is not only the best way to confront your guilt; it's also the right thing to do.
Glad you liked the blog photo.
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