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Does HIV Cause Blood In Semen

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Blood & Semen Survivability of HIV Outside of the Body

I have a 2 questions regarding HIV transmission and survivability outside of the body.1,) How long will the HIV virus survive in blood outside of the body say within a insulin type of needle. I have been told by some needle sharers that the needle...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Please refer my previous response to the question "Lifespan of virus in needle" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionNon/Q9637.qna). In that response I identify a study that found that HIV in infected blood may... Read more »

Blood in Semen

I am a 50yo Hiv+ man. Have been doing well for several years now, undetectable with about 500 T... Read more »

Viremia in the blood semen and gut

How is possibile, during haart, to find hiv virus in semen while the blood viremia is below the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

...amplification. The results likely would not have changed with the inclusion of more men, said Dr. Stuart Shapiro of the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology. "It is an achievement they were able to do with 16 men," he said of the expensive,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

... The researchers conducted a retrospective case-controlled study comparing blood plasma HIV-1 viral loads and CD4 counts in cases during early syphilis (n=63, 27 receiving antiretroviral therapy) to those before and after Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths Read more »
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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 »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person Read more »

Question for whoever

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If someone is HIV pos. does all of their sexual secretions and blood contain the virus or just some. Read more »