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Can You Get Herpes From Semen

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles,
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herpes virus 6

my question is concerning the lesser known herpes virus type 6, my health is a bit complicated as i am recovering and now getting well from several years of chronic fatigue syndrome, during this ilness i had a mono type viral infection caused by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is just fine and dandy. Next, why do you think "mirgrating little aches and pinching feelings" are related to a "mild type of herpes outbreak?" The advice your "health expert" gave you about HHV6 is bogus. Your immune system is neither suppressed... Read more »

VIRAL LOAD AND HIV TRANSMISSION

Hey Dr. Bob,What's the latest scoop on HIV viral load and the risk od HIV transmission. Was the Swiss Study correct?Thanks,Zeke
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirmed fact that even though the plasma viral load is suppressed to undetectable limits, folks can still have detectable virus in seminal fluid (and presumably anal secretions and vaginal/cervical secretions as well). (See below for a summary... Read more »

Oral sex with clothes on

3 months a stripper gave me a blow job while I still have my pants on. I noticed sliva but did not notice any blood on pants. In the process she bit hard on the penis but there was no visible broken skin but when I when I masterbated at home after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »

hpv or herpes affect hiv test?

hello and thank you, I had unprotected oral sex(no semen)but pre semen,With a high risk hiv person,so I got tested 5 mo. later and result was negative.I have hpv and possibly herpes. Could having those virus interfere with hiv test results? Also...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Being infected with HPV or herpes will not affect the accuracy of the HIV antibody test.RMK Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...abrasionsor cuts in your mouth before performing oral sex. Use mouthwash or a breathmint instead. Avoid swallowing pre-cum, semen, or vaginal fluids. Use latex condoms for oral sex on a man (try the unlubricated, flavoredones). ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...It is possible for either sex partner to become infected with HIV during anal sex. HIV can be found in the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, or vaginal fluid of a person infected with the virus. In general, the person receiving the semen is at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...HIV in their genital secretions than are those who are infected only with HIV. Moreover, the median concentration of HIV in semen is as much as 10 times higher in men who are infected with both gonorrhea and HIV than in men infected only with... Read more »
The Body PRO

Peptide in Human Semen May Enhance Infectiousness of HIV

...In this transcript, Frank Kirchhoff, M.D., Ph.D., discusses new research finding that a naturally occurring peptide in human semen appears to increase the infectiousness of HIV, 1 and discussing the potential use of such a finding in... Read more »
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es esto HerpesII? SAQUENME DE DUDAS PORFAVOR.

Posted by DeTo, 2 Replies
...lo tengo como blanquecino y lleno de motitas e hilitos blancos, me los quito pero vuelven a salir. Pensaba que eran restos de semen de cuando me masturbaba y tomaba esa forma pero creo que es imposible. Es una tonteria o es algo serio?. Lo... Read more »

herpes genitalposible contagio de hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tuvimos relaciones sexuales el domingo ultimo ahora bien, use preservativo ni bien se produjo la ereccion y aun asi me contagie de herpes genital, estoy muy dolorida y casi no puedo orinar, me digo el ginecologo que puede deberse al rosamiento de... Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently diognosed with a STD that I received from receptive oral sex. I keep reading that people with STDs are more likely to contract HIV whikle I also read that it is very unlikely that a person would contract HIV from receptive oral sex.... Read more »