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Dried Semen And HIV Transmission Risk

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...fact, unprotected (without a condom) anal sex (intercourse) is considered to be very risky behavior. 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 greater risk of getting HIV because the lining of the rectum is thin and may allow the virus to enter...
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Risk for UAI Top (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

So I have a quick question: basically I ended up having sex with a man in his apartment. We went to his place and began to fool around. After mutual oral sex (without ejaculation), I placed my penis into his anus for about 6 seconds (both of which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat. HIV testing is definitely warranted. See below.Dr. BobRe: risk of HIV as a TOP May 15, 2010I've always been an exclusive top, a medical professional who couldn't believe you could... Read more »

Correlation of VL in semen with VL in blood - and PRPI

Hello Dr. Holodniy,A few weeks ago I submitted two questions to which I have yet to see a reply. Truthfully, I'm not certain that I submitted them to the correct forum as none of the active forums seemed to be a good fit. If this isn't the correct...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Several studies have been published addressing this question. In general, HIV viral load is detectable in seminal fluid and tends to be about 10-100 fold lower in seminal fluid than plasma. In addition, mononuclear cells in semen also include... Read more »

can you get aids/HIV from semen that's been out of the body for some time

can you get aids from semen that has been out of the body, e.g a man's body then enters you either via oral or penetrative means. Someone put their semen in my yoghurt and I know they have STD's and was wondering if STD's/HIV can be transmitted this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...yoghurt is made from milk curdled with bacteria that has a custard-like consistency and tart flavor?As for an HIV/AIDS-acquisition risk from ingesting funky-spunky yoghurt, it's nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Afraid after using a handkerchief that contained semen stains

Recently while staying in one of my friends room, I accidentally used a left over handkerchief to clean my penis after urination. Later I found that the cloth was hardened full of semen stains [mostly in dried state]. Im really worried after this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...not. Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" HIV might be transmitted from an infected person to another through: pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum) Pre-seminal fluid is a clear fluid that lubricates men's urethras. It is produced by a... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...orally. These cases are all attributed to ejaculation in the mouth (i.e., exposure to semen, not exposure to vaginal fluid or pre-seminal fluid). If there is infected ejaculate, vaginal fluid, or blood present, the risk for infection is higher.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
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HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...off" of urine droplets/remains at the small opening (urinary meatus) of the glans. QUESTIONS:- ========== 1. If he is HIV POSITIVE, will I be infected with the virus from that incident, by having it 'INTRODUCED' into my body (via the... Read more »

No Semen= No Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was wondering- if there is no precum or cum or blood at all from the man, but the sex is still unprotected, is there an HIV risk at all? I don't see how b/c HIV is only in the man's semen and blood and if none is present, infection is not... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 a stuffy, runny nose, sore throat etc. i had... Read more »