|How Much Risk!?
Jan 20, 2012
In the later part on November I received Oral sex from HIV Positive male ( I am a female) He did me three times for a total of 30 min. He says he is undetectable ( but what if that was a lie) he also fingered me for about 10 seconds what if he had a open cut on his finger? In 2007 I had surgery for HPV and have since been all clear ( never any genital warts) or any other STD's. I have been going thru HELL. What is the risk of acquiring the virus from this encounter? How soon do symptoms appear? Please answer. Thank You Anxiety Filled
| Response from Mr. Cordova
Oral sex has been, and remains a low-risk and safer sex activity. The risk for the person performing the oral sex is about 1 out 10,000. The risk for someone who is receiving oral sex is .5 out of 10,000. I would not be concerned, and do not recommend testing for incidences of oral sex. I would also not be concerned about the "possibility" of him having a cut. Just like the risk from oral sex - it's possible, but it's not probable. In addition, that cut would have to be bleeding profusely for us to even consider it a possibility.
Bottom line: I would not be concerned. If you feel the need, a three month test will give a conclusive result.
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