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Can You Get HCV From Semen

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is hcv found in semen?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

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Tufts University School of Medicine
Yes, hepatitis C virus has been isolated in semen.... Read more »

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Fingering with semen and Semen in mouth

Posted by andyz
Let me try to briefly narrate all what happened to me to date.
I"m a 35 yr old gay male
On January 13th, I had a sexual encounter with a guy I randomly met. after we're done he tells me he is hiv positive!
He performed protected insertive sex on me... Read more »

Semen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is semen contagious ?

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Blood in semen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is blood in semen a symptom of HIV?

Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »

Blood or semen ?

Posted by Anonymous
what is most potent blood,semen or vagina secreations ?
and how much ?

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