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Can You Contract AIDS From Dried Semen

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"Semen contraction / HIV compatible"

Please sdvise me to a couple questions I have for you. 1.) Can you get HIV from semen. That requires a "yes" or "no" reply. I have been told in both directions that you can.....then you can't. So please inform me the...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,1) Yes, you can get HIV from semen.2) It can be possible to get HIV from a positive partner, but I'm confused as to how this would have happened in your case.. Are you saying that the condom broke or you all didn't... Read more »

HIV transmission from dried "semen"

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Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »

Dried Semen on Prostuties Fingers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If a prostitue has a previous clients dried semen or other fluids on their fingers and then insert them in someone a few hours later, is there a chance of infection?
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Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

How long do HIV survive in Semen

Posted by Wantanswer, 1 Reply
I have a question. Why is there such conflicting report about how HIV survive outside the body in semen. There one report that HIV dies when the semen dried up. Then there other report that it dies instantly in semen when it hit the air? Which is... Read more »