|Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?
Nov 23, 2009
My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in my freezer and used twice (with no resulting pregnancy). How high is my chance of infection and would PEP be recommended at this late in the game. Any answers to questions I may have not thought of yet would be great as well. Thank you very much.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
I would assume (and certainly hope) the sperm donor was HIV tested prior to donating "5-9 months ago." If he only recently tested HIV positive, we can therefore assume he contracted the virus recently (sometime after he tested negative for the sperm donation). PEP would certainly not be indicated or recommended.
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