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Hello im 25 years boy last 3 month ago i had sex with foreinger girl when i was sex i used condom but i freely oral sex with her like my penis in her mouth her vagina in my mouth ,kissing ,fingering ,i ve no any cut in my hand and lip but at that time i was suffering from tonsil and when i was fingering her same hand i was use condom in my penis so what are the risk thank you in advance

Hi and thanks for your question. Ending HIV is a platform that focuses on HIV and STIS in men who have sex with men and is located in Australia. These areas are where we are most knowledgeable and can be our most helpful. We can however share a few basic facts about heterosexual sex and HIV transmission. Kissing, hugging, hands and fingers do not transmit HIV. Giving and receiving oral sex is considered very low risk of HIV. Penetrative anal and vaginal without the use of an HIV prevention strategy is the most common way that HIV is transmitted sexually. As we previously mentioned, our website focuses on same sex attracted men but you can learn about HIV prevention strategies here (www.endinghiv.org.au/stay-safe). It is important that all adults who are sexually active test for HIV and STIs on a regular basis, between two and four times a year. Ask your local doctor about how often you should be testing. Finally, if you find that you are becoming overwhelmed with anxiety about the idea of acquiring HIV, you should consider speaking to a counsellor, sexual health clinician or a doctor about how to best manage these feelings.

Dear sir / mam, I made a terrible mistake allowing a girl to do unprotected oral to me while i had this +/- 1cm of cut on my shaft.... i dont know whether she is hiv+ or not... and i didnt know whether she had open wound /sores / bleeding gums / sore throat or not..... i've been worried sick after... everything in the body doesnt feel right.... i did went to a dr and dr said not to worry at all... he mentioned to do rapid test at 6weeks mark (for my peace of mind). Although he mentioned that he is very sure it will turn out negative.... im on 2 weeks mark now and still worry sick... may i know ur opinion? What are my chances of contracting hiv?

Hi and thanks for your email. Ending HIV is a platform that focuses on HIV and STIS in men who have sex with men and is located in Australia. These areas are where we are most knowledgeable and can be our most helpful. We can however share a few basic facts about heterosexual sex and HIV transmission. Kissing, hugging, hands and fingers do not transmit HIV. Giving and receiving oral sex is considered very low risk of HIV. Penetrative anal and vaginal without the use of an HIV prevention strategy is the most common way that HIV is transmitted sexually. As we previously mentioned, our website focuses on same sex attracted men but you can learn about HIV prevention strategies here (www.endinghiv.org.au). It is important that all adults who are sexually active test for HIV and STIs on a regular basis, between two and four times a year. Ask your local doctor about how often you should be testing. Finally, if you find that you are becoming overwhelmed with anxiety about the idea of acquiring HIV, you should consider speaking to a counsellor, sexual health clinician or a doctor about how to best manage these feelings.

I fun with gay and its was my first time i fun with out condom after we finish we go to toilet to take shower then i see his back got pimples and his mouth got teeth problem and i realy got scare I dont know what to do now it's 1 week help me me what i do

Hi, thank you for your question. Given that we don’t know the sexual practices you engaged in, it isn’t possible to assess your risk. You can, however, do this by using our online risk calculator: https://endinghiv.org.au/stay-safe/risk-calculator/. Given that you are sexually active, it is important that you have regular sexual health check-ups, in order to look after both yourself and your sexual partners. You can get a sexual health check-up at either your local GP or a sexual health clinic.

I’ve just gone on Prep 6 days ago for the first time. I topped a guy but I didn’t cum in him. He told me after he is not on Prep and has had sex with over 150 men in the last year and hasn’t been tested in ages. What are my chances of getting HIV from him? I only just jad my my blood test etc to go on Prep but that was after being with him. Any information would be helpful.

Hi, thank you for your question. Studies have shown that men achieve high protection 7 days after commencing daily PrEP, if taken consistently without missing any pills. You can find out more on page 14: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/endinghiv/Documents/prep-patient-information-booklet.pdf Given your circumstances it isn’t possible for us to give you any sort of conclusive advice. You would be better off continuing to take PrEP and having a talk with your prescribing doctor as they will be able to give you definitive advice. Alternatively, you can also talk to a sexual health nurse for free through the sexual health info link on 1800 451 624.

Some supplementaries of the detail There are 3 quetions, hope u can answer me, many thanks! last night i met a guy, and he helps me cum with his hands (not oral sex). but he spit his saliva on my dick to act as a lubrication, is it risky for my dick to touch his salivia if he is a hiv positive? Also, he cums himself while helping me cum, and i saw that there are some pre cum on his hands, then he uses that hands to rub my balanus(the top position of my dick), i felt a little painful that time cuz he said it could be more sensitive, i really worried about that his pre cum will go through my urethra with his rub , but i checked my dick after that, there is nothing wrong( i dont feel painful normally or when i am peeing and there is no obvious wound on my dick ) so is it risky? i am very nervous now, do i need to use the PEP?

Hi, thank you for your question. The sexual acts that you have described would be considered very low risk for HIV transmission. If you are really nervous and you live in NSW you can call the sexual health info link on 1800 451 624 to speak to a registered nurse. They will be able to advise you about the use of PEP. It is also really important that you have regular sexual health check-ups. Two to four a year, depending on how sexually active you are. You can book a test here: https://endinghiv.org.au/test-often/book-a-test/

Hi 2 years ago... hooked up with a guy... I’m a guy as well... mutual oral and masturbation as well as me sitting on top rubbing his penis at the opening of my anus... was never penetrated but was rigorously rubbing and grinding up and down simulating sex on his penis... risk factors present or? I think I had the Startings of a sore throat that day as well...

Hi, thank you for your question. What you have described would be considered low risk for HIV transmission. However, you would be at risk of potentially acquiring a sexually transmitted infection such as gonorrhoea or chlamydia. It is important that if you are sexually active that you regularly have a sexual health check-up. You can get a sexual health check-up at your local doctor or at a sexual health clinic. If you live in NSW and you are a same-sex attracted man you can book a test here: https://endinghiv.org.au/test-often/book-a-test/ Alternatively, you can find your nearest sexual health clinic here: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/sexualhealth/Pages/sexual-health-clinics.aspx

If rubbing the male penis to abdomen of another person and cum on it, can hiv spread

Hi, thank you for your question. The sexual acts you have described would not put someone at risk of acquiring HIV. For HIV transmission to occur there needs to be an entry point into the blood stream. As there is no entry point on the abdomen (unless there is a large cut or wound) this is not possible. To understand the risks involved in different sexual acts please check-out our risk calculator here: https://endinghiv.org.au/stay-safe/risk-calculator/. If you are still concerned and would like to talk to a sexual health nurse, you can call the sexual health info link on 1800 451 624.

I am exposure with serum of HIV positive person in left hand tissue. Can I infected?

Hi, thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we aren’t able to give you advice regarding your situation. The best thing to do would be to seek out medical advice from your local doctor or sexual health nurse. They will be able to chat to you in detail about your situation and any potential risks that may be involved. If you live in NSW you can also call the Sexual Health Info Link on 1800 451 624 to speak to a sexual health nurse for free.

Hello there, I use Tenvir regularly and I was wondering if there's any difference between Ricovir, Tenvir and Tenof as they are offered as prep and have a substantial price difference. Thank you!

Hi there, what you are referencing are the generic names for Truvada, the pill used for PrEP in Australia. It can be assumed that these drugs have the same active ingredients, so long as they are all forms of generic Truvada. If you have located a cheaper option and think you may benefit from some savings, it is essential you first speak to the doctor prescribing your PrEP script about any possible options. If your GP supports your decision, then you should be good to go. There is a range of prices of generic PrEP so this search might yield some good results.