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Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

Introduction CD4 Cell Count Tests Why Do You Use CD4 Counts? CD4 Counts and When to Start Therapy What Do CD4 Counts Mean? Viral Load Tests How Often Should Viral Loads Be Tested? What Tests Are Used? Getting Viral Load Tests Viral Load and Women Interpreting Test Results Disease Progression and Therapy Commentary Introduction Two of the most common tests that you and your doctor will use to monitor your health are...
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insertive issues (Rectal secretions from men who have sex with men contain more HIV than blood or semen) (ANAL MUCOUS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

I have a hard time believing as an exclusive TOP that I contracted this virus through anal juice sneaking up my urethra while servicing a bottom. I'll bet one way a top more likely gets infected and probably what happened to me was topping a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dude, it really doesn't matter what you personally believe or what wild notions you might concoct about your cock and acquisition of HIV. The reality of your situation is that you became infected with HIV because you unwisely decided to... Read more »

Viral Load in Blood and Semen (VIRAL LOAD IN SEMEN VERSUS BLOOD)

Have there been any studies correlating viral loads as determined by blood analysis versus viral load in semen?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, generally they correlate. However, there can be cases where the levels differ. (See below.) Dr. Bobhiv viral load in semen versus blodNov 30, 2006 Hi Dr. Bob, Please settle a dicussion I've been having on an hiv information site to... Read more »

blood in semen

Hello. I am 32, male, and I have been HIV+ for nearly two years; my T-cell count is 300 and my Viral Load count is approx. 50,000. I am not taking any medication. The last several times I have masturbated I discovered blood in my semen. The...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't think this is HIV-related at all. It may have happened simply from the trauma of masturbation. If it recurs, you may want to get checked out by your doctor.... Read more »

blood in semen

Hello. I am 32, male, and I have been HIV+ for nearly two years; my T-cell count is 300 and my Viral Load count is approx. 50,000. The last several times I have masturbated I discovered blood in my semen. The semen, itself, was red. I am wondering...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Although blood in your semen is not a normal finding, it does NOT necessarily mean you have cancer! Have you experienced perhaps a bit of trauma to your privates? Alternatively HPV (human papilloma virus) can sometimes infect the water works and in... Read more »
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Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i hope someone here on the board will help with answers.

i had unprotected oral sex with another male friend both giving and receiving about 3 weeks ago. when he came, some of his semen got into my nose.

this past thur. i caught a cold which included... Read more »

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 »

So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands...
Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc.

So take a look at this information of how... Read more »

Bloody semen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just before Christmas 2004, I began to have fevers and headaches that recurred every three or four days. These bouts became more severe as time went on and by mid-January I was beginning to lose weight and becoming fatigued. Unfortunately, I was... Read more »