Can You Get AIDS From Dried Semen
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf 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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Posted by panic05, 5 RepliesI got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.
Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »
Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Replyhave 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyis blood in semen a symptom of HIV?
Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi-
I was wondering- if there is no precum or cum or blood at all from the man, but the sex is still unprotected, is there an HIV risk at all? I don't see how b/c HIV is only in the man's semen and blood and if none is present, infection is not... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.The HIV-transmission risk from dried semen and/or the scenarios described in your post are completely nonexistent. I'd suggest you spend some time perusing the wealth of information on this site, in the archives of this forum and on the... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyThanks for writing. First, let me remind you that the HIV virus is very fragile outside of the body and will not survive for long in such circumstances, including a shower curtain. The issue is not the spread of semen but rather your obsessive... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt does not appear that you are at risk.As for Hepatitis B, you may want to see if you have protective antibodies from prior immunization for any future exposures. Sex with condoms would be the best route in the future to keep yourself completely... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesNothing "re-activates" HIV once it dies. It is unlikely that HIV would be transmitted from dry pre-cum or semen, but there is no specific answer to the amount of time HIV would remain infectious in semen outside of the body. Most... Read more »
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