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Exposed To Semen In A Condom

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Old semen exposed to penis

Dear Dr. Frascino,My partner and I gave eachother handjobs while using condoms. About 4 or 5 hours later I used his semen from his used condom to masturbate. I have read very similar cases on the forum, but all of them had to do with penile exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Five full hours after your initial nookie and still you couldn't find anything better to burp the nephew with than old used condom semen??? Dude, it's time for you to invest in some slippery stuff.Should you be worried and paranoid?... Read more »

The condom break and the semen went into me!!!! Help!!!

Hi,I'll try to consolidate and put this as clear/short as possible.. My ex Bf appeared to be... Read more »

semen exposed to air

About how long does the virus live after being exposed to the air? Is is safe to orally consume... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: African Men Urged to Shun Practices That Expose Women to AIDS

Health experts and political figures from five African nations participated in a Commonwealth workshop last week in Nairobi that addressed men's role in stopping the spread of HIV. The conferees urged African men to reject practices such as... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Ask the Doctor: What Should You Do if You Have Been Exposed to HIV?

Every month, HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. -- an associate medical director St. Luke's Roosevelt Morningside Clinic , a comprehensive HIV-care center in Harlem, N.Y. -- will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. If you are... Read more »
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Concerned of ARS and HIV expose

Posted by Explorer3235, 4 Replies
I had protective condom safe sex penis vaginal insertive (I am the male).


On the 10th day after the possiable HIV expose I started having stiff leg muscles, then pain in my right thigh. This lasted for about (4) days then went away.

On the (14th)... Read more »

Exposed to HIV 4 days ago & need advice

Posted by jnewt79, 1 Reply
I am trying to be pragmatic about this, but I would be lying if I said I wasn't incredibly distressed. 4 days ago, I met man online for sex. I asked him his status, and he told me he was negative. We kissed a lot (tongue in mouth) and then I gave... Read more »

Exposed, but dating...

Posted by Exposed_Sunday, 1 Reply
So I was exposed Sunday, started post exposure prophylaxis Monday night, I have a long awaited second date with a guy tomorrow... I'm wondering when to bring this up? Kissing is considered a "safer" activity, but I'm wondering when as in which date... Read more »

exposer and testing

Posted by frida03, 1 Reply
oraquick saliva done at 3 months negative,fingerstick rapid at 6 months negative, pcr rna ref 48-1,000,000 copies undetectable at 9 months cd 4 normal and percentage 42 percent, still dont feel right , can i put hiv to rest. or Should take another... Read more »