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Does Blood In Semen Mean I Have Hiv

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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 »

How can I get HIV?

I have heard and read several times about the various ways of contracting HIV. However, I would... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

... HIV in seminal plasma differs from HIV in blood plasma, according to a study led by researchers with the University of North Carolina 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

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I 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 »

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

Posted by Anonymous
...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 hiv can and cannot be transmited. This information is endorsed by the CDC by the way. How Do You Get HIV From Sexual... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have... 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 »