Jul 27, 2010
Hi Dr. Bob,
I really need your help and I thank you for always being there with answers. You really do deserve Time's "Man of the Year" award!
I must go for an HIV test because of work and I am worried about an encounter which happened about one month ago:
In Amsterdam I engaged with two transexual escorts. I briefly gave one a blowjob with a condom, of course, and this lasted 2-3 minutes or so (no ejaculation). The second gave me a blowjob (with a condom). She also fingered my anus briefly for about 30 seconds. Is there a risk for anal fingering? I saw no cuts on her hand but I have had problems with an anal fissure so that worries me.
Should I go boldly into the test knowing I am HIV negative or should I fear the worse? Is there anything about this risk that worries you? I tried to seek out PEP but was told it was not necessary at the time.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condoms were used properly and did not fail (break). I absolutely agree PEP was not warranted.
Yes, you can boldly and confidently get HIV tested. Your results will undoubtedly be negative.
I'll let you know if Time Magazine calls!
Be well. Stay well.
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