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Can Someone Else Get Stds By Touching Your Sperm

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Sperm donation and washing: what's the window period for STDs?

I'm a lesbian in my 30s, HIV negative, and I cannot wait to have a baby. A really dear friend of mine who's gay too and HIV positive has agreed to be my sperm donor and be a strong presence in the life of the resulting kid (fingers...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting your interesting question.Most STI's (except HIV) show up within a couple of weeks of exposure, but the real issue is that some STIs don't produce symptoms that might trigger testing.I'd be pretty sure... Read more »

Penis touching sperms on half pant.

Hello doctor, Its a pleasure to write to you. I am akhil 21 years old, 5 years ago I am studying... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Sperm Services May Face Court Over Delivery of Samples

Britain's Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has warned unlicensed companies delivering fresh sperm by courier that they face prosecution under the Human Fertilization and Embryology Act. "They are misleading vulnerable patients,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Treated With Silver Nanoparticles Could "Completely Inactivate" HIV, Other STDs: Researchers

Condoms have a 15 percent failure rate. Also, they do not completely protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). However, when researchers at the University of Manitoba soaked condoms in a solution of microscopic silver nanoparticles, the... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
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Is it symptoms of HIV or other STDs ? Confused and in the Thick soup

Posted by arf21, 1 Reply
7 weeks back i entered the tip of finger (no fresh cur or others) for a min in the vagina of a African call girl at a seating position on the chair. She also touched my genital few minutes. No sex at all. After that at 6 weeks, I noticed 3 very... Read more »

Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
Is there anyone that could help me with this question.I am a female and i was giving unprotected oral to a man and he pulled out i didn't get any sperm in my mouth but some shot on my face and in my eye,what is the risk getting sperm in my eye if... Read more »

I swallow my sperm

Posted by Scastro9, 1 Reply
Hi I'm new here and the left side of my throat has been hurting lately. Not a major thing, only thing is that when I finish masturbating I swallow my sperm and I was wondering if you can get HIV from swallowing your own sperm? I am very worried
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if there are any invitro fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »