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Chances Of Getting HIV From Eating Sperm

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Pregnancy and HIV

...advises that mothers should take ART during breastfeeding. After 6 months, they should add other foods while continuing to breastfeed for up to a year. A recent study showed that it is possible for a newborn to become infected by eating food that is chewed for it by an HIV-infected woman. This practice should be avoided. How Do We Know if a Newborn Is Infected? All babies born to infected mothers test positive for HIV. They have...
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sawalling your own sperm (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2009)

can u swallaw ur own sperm if not did i cacth any thing
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ask? Are you worried you might get the pillow or sheet pregnant? Or perhaps you're worried that Mr. Pillow and Ms. Sheet are cheating on you with other horned-up hotties and therefore might transmit an STD. Dude, I know this may not be a topic... Read more »

I'm so scared, suicidal and confused...

Quick q&a and donation to make you smile! I was eating chicken strips from KFC and noticed some red stuff on it that looked like blood (hopefully katsup) If this was in fact HIV infected blood on my chicken strip and I had dry, peeling lips that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...previously cooked, left for about 4 hours (because I couldnt be bothered to eat it) and then I boiled it with hot water before eating hence reduced the chance of any virus being on it but then I thought what if the virus was hiding inside the... Read more »

Feeling depressed all the time from HIV thoughts

Hi I am really sorry to send you this but I have been really worried and after you have read my question you are going to think its silly but I need a scientific reason as well to persuade me. Anyway I will explain my story One day I realised I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,OK, let me get this straight. You are wondering if HIV could hide inside a chicken bone marrow (to avoid being deactivated when you boiled it in hot water four hours after you cooked Read more »

Final question from crazy straight jacket guy

Hi Really, really sorry to bother you but this should be my last time. I was just wondering if there is anything which would affect a test result at 3 months. Just had second thoughts when you said that fruits and vegtables had no effect (thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...previously cooked, left for about 4 hours (because I couldnt be bothered to eat it) and then I boiled it with hot water before eating hence reduced the chance of any virus being on it but then I thought what if the virus was hiding inside the... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...HIV. This means that you may have more frequent visits to the doctor to monitor your health and the health of the fetus. Treating your HIV infection and reducing the amount of virus in your blood (your viral load) during pregnancy is one of the... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...that can figure out how to help a woman who is HIV infected achieve a pregnancy, because we have become very successful at treating HIV disease in women. We know how to keep them on antiviral therapy and protect their offspring from infection... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Cholesterol andtriglycerides are lipids. Your body uses cholesterol to build and maintaincells and to make some hormones. After eating, energy that is not needed rightaway is converted into triglycerides, which is stored in fat cells. While... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...(except water) for at least eight hours Random glucose test: Measures the glucose in a blood sample taken when you have been eating on your usual schedule Glucose tolerance test: You take a fasting glucose test and are then given a drink with a... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...father, I have so much to offer. I feel like I got cheated on not being able to be a father. I dont know now if I can be with a HIV neg female or even go on dates anymore without the feeling rejected because of my status. Is it possible to find... Read more »

hiv from infected chicken burger...?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...alright dont make fun of me for asking, but since you can get hiv from oral sex by swallowing semen, what if somebody ejaculated into one of your sandwiches at mcdonalds or any other fast food Read more »

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
...My husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members Read more »