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I recently had a sexual encounter with another man. We performed oral sex on each other and then I put on a condom and he sat on my penis. While he was riding me he shot his *** on my chest BUT the first bit hit me square in the eye. My eye burned and was irritated the next day. Also much to my horror I found out that he was HIV +.
I don't see any significant difference between my answer and the one provided by "EWH" - who's that by the way? Perhaps your English is the reason for misunderstanding. I agree with EWH that there was a risk, that's why I suggested testing.
A decision for PEP administration is very subjective. Some Dr's recommend it for any risk, some for high risk only. Either way, the discussion on PEP is irrelevant. Testing is the only thing that matters right now.
Here's another more elaborate answer on the subject from another forum (note the words "highly unlikely"):
"The lining inside of the eye socket consists of mucous membranes. Therefore, HIV infected fluids coming into contact with the eye does pose a theoretical risk (infected fluids coming into contact with mucous membranes).
It is important to remember that transmission is highly unlikely when getting a drop of semen in your eye. We know this because sexual transmission of HIV is known to occur through vaginal, anal and oral sex. There is evidence that healthcare workers have been infected when getting HIV infected blood in their eye, but there is no evidence that people have been infected through getting semen in their eye."
I do know that the guy who managed to reach my eye with a shot is undergoing hiv treatment. How does that figure in? will theat reduce my threat any? do you have any odds on transmission rates for this type of exposure, I know a needle stick is like .01%
it was our only encounter, it told him i didnt want to do anything risky but he insisted on me having anal intercourse with him. I insisted on a condom. I talked to him a few days later hoping maybe to arrange another meeting and maybe having an ongoing situation. I told him I was drug and disease free, that is when he told me he was HIV + but that he was being treated and that as long as I used a condom on him I wasnt at risk. At that point I was in shock. Apparently he only found out a year ago. He said he was ask his doctor about my risk factor but at this point i figure he would lie anyway
Your risk is basically theoretical, since to my knowledge there were never any documented cases of HIV transmission in this manner - but there were cases involving blood squirting into an eye. Putting infected semen in people's eyes was never properly studied as you can imagine, so I can't estimate the odds, except guessing that they must be low. Your partner undergoing treatment is also good news for you, that lowers the risk further. I think you can expect a negative on your test.
thanks to all for our input, i tried to do everything safe, oral only, condoms on the rare time i do insertive anal (never do receptive no matter what) and now some goober with a jet propulsion system for a penis nails me with a shot in the eye---so now I just have to wait 3 months is what you all are telling me? thats a long time to despair
thanks i checked with my local health dept--they only do the elisa test--2 weeks to get results---i did not want to use my doctor because i do not want a record of this on my insurance since I think from what I have learned that the odds are very good that it will be negative
They dont seem to totally rule it out though, and some seem pretty concerened about semen going in eyes. You're pretty sure teak, 'you dont need condoms for oral sex'. Can i ask youre so positive? the only thing that gives me comfort is u dont seem to get people youve told this coming back saying theyre positive.
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