Risk unprotected oral
Jan 3, 2013
On November 2nd, I had unprotected oral. I am a male btw with an escort, I had protected vaginal. My concern is the oral part plus I popped a pimple on my scrotum a day or two before. I suffer from major anxiety, now I have a throat infection which took me over the edge. I tool a test @ 25 days and negative. My doctor wants to put me on meds because I'm freaking out. I would be fine mentally I think if I didn't get this throat infection. Btw it was around the 3-4th week for the throat problem. I'm going to see a therapist, but this has taken over my life for one stupid mistake. Btw can anxiety make me this crazy! Please answer. Thank you
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and you had protected vaginal sex which dramatically reduces risk of transmission. Popping the pimple a few days before would not increase your risk as the opening would need to be much more recent. Yes anxiety can create symptoms and I think that you going to see someone is a great choice. As for testing, the guidelines are to be tested at 3 weeks and then again at 90 days if this test is negative than so are you. From your experience your risk of HIV transmission is very small.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
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.