Going crazy with worry
Jul 14, 2012
Help - I'm going crazy with anxiety and feel like I have nowhere to go. I went for a massage and that turned into a makeout session (m2m). There was deep kissing and frottage. Also he sweat a lot and some of his sweat fell on my penis (uncut). Also, I noticed a hickey and some blood under my skin - although there is no scab - so I assume no cuts. It has now healed. I'm pretty sure I did not dip but would I know for sure if it happened right? I'm so nervous that I can't decide. I have bleeding gums sometimes - so is there a risk from deep kissing?
What's my risk? When can I test? It has just been 70+ hours, so I assume I can't get PEP?
Please help. Thanks a ton.
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi From what you have described there was no risk of HIV transmission to occur. There was only kissing and no penetrative sex. Sweat doesn't transmit HIV and there were no open cuts or sores. You are fine! But of course to be completely sure not just from this experience but from any other exposures you may have had should receive testing. The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- If I Have Ars Will I Have Night Sweats?
- Is Chest Cold A Symptom Of Acute HIV Infection?
- Is Loose Stool An Early Sign Of HIV?
- Itchy Red Spots After Anal Sex Top Worried I Have HIV
- Pain In Urethra After Performing Oral Sex Worried I Have
- Painful Urination After Anal Sex Top Sign Of HIV AIDS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.