I am a bit confused. i had sex with someone and I didnt use a condom in the begining of penetration but put a condom on after about roughly 30 sec of having sex. Am I still at risk of contracting HIV or do you have to Ejaculate to get it.
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PLEASE NOTE that HIV is transmitted by any activity where body fluids are exchanged, such as:
â¢ Unprotected vaginal, anal and oral sex
(transfer of blood, semen, vaginal fluid, pre-ejaculate)
The duration of the sexual encounter does not matter.
â¢ Unhygienic Intravenous drug use
â¢ Poorly sterilized dental and medical equipment
â¢ Unhygienic tattooing
â¢ Unhygienic acupuncture
â¢ Poorly screened blood transfusions
â¢ HIV infected mother to child transmission
The risk of HIV infection is high with unprotected intercourse with partner of unknown HIV status, risky sexual behavior, multiple sexual partners, IV drug use, and association with other STDs. The risk of HIV transmission when either of the partner is infected, increases with the presence of open bleeding cuts, sores, presence of other STDs.
The rate of transmission is directly proportional to the viral load in the infected patient.
From the details given , you do have a risk of HIV infection due to a unprotected exposure.
You might consider to get tested for HIV after consultation with your doctor who can provide reassurance and also can clear all your doubts that you may have.
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