Welcome to the Forum. To be honest, I am skeptical that your initial symptoms are reflective of an STIs acquired through condom protected sex, irrespective of whom your partner was. Condoms are the single best protective measure a person can take to avoid STIs and your symptoms are really not suggestive of any typical STI. Your culture results reflect this...
Welcome to our Forum. This was a no risk event. There is little risk that there person who had blood drawn before you had HIV or other blood born infections and even if they did, these infections are not spread by the sort of contact you describe or by transfer from one person's hand to another. The organisms do not live well outside of the body and t...
Welcome back to our Forum. I'll be pleased to comment. Your concerns suggest a misunderstanding of how HIV and other STIs are transmitted, For sexual transmission of HIV to occur, there must be penetrative genital or ano-genital sex. HIV is not transmitted by rubbing without penetration, not by masturbation, even when partners get each other's ...
The situation reported for health care workers are very different. These reports are for KNOWN exposures with DIRECT inoculation.
I will not play the "what if" game. This thread will now be over. I recommend you relax and stay off of the Internet. EWH
Brief, final answers.
1. No, all of this is within the normal spectrum for HSV-1.
2. No this is not a sign of HIV.
3. The only way to rule out HIV for sure is to have the blood tests. Other values may or may not be abnormal.
There will be no further answers to this thread. EWH
1. The Mayo Clinic is correct, most epididymis is in men under 40 is due to STDs but trich does not cause it. This could be prostatits which is not an STD.
2. Contact is not penetration. You would know if you had penetrated her.
3. This is an unanswerable, "what if" question. There is no reason to think she or you have ...
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