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Dried Semen Risk Of Getting AIDS

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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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semen on my penis.

HI DOC, I have a almost dry cut on my left thumb, i mean,when i touch it i can still feel the pain but it is dry and there is no blood coming out of it.the problem is, yesterday I met that girl in a night club and we had sex, we used a condom but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk from the "almost dry cut" on your thumb touching a used condom is essentially nonexistent. Your HIV fears are unwarranted.Donation 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 »

Lots of semen... what's my risk?

Hi Dr. Bob. Thank you so much for the service you provide. It's an immeasurable help to so many people.A few days ago, I was feeling really aroused, so I met this guy through Craigslist, and invited him over to masturbate together (nothing more). I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Paul,You checked the archives and noted that "mutual masturbation isn't a risk." Bravo! I absolutely agree, which is not surprising considering the fact I wrote most of those expert opinions. However, you're Read more »

semen

aside from STD, is ingestion of semen harmfull to health?...what is it made of?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...sperm cells, surrounded by a thick fluid. White blood cells can sometimes be found in semen as well. Aside from the well-known risks of HIV and other STDs, semen will not pose a health risk to most people. However, some persons have been... Read more »
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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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... 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 »

Kissing shaft and sitting Risk too?

Posted by happyheart, 2 Replies
...kissed the shaft of his penis, which had no barrier. I gave his shaft two quick pecks. It didn't seem wet or anything. Am I at risk for getting HIV this way? Am I at risk from the french kissing, sitting on his penis without my own underwear on... Read more »

what's the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...about 3 weeks ago, I had unprotected oral sex with an FDNY firefighter after a night out in Manhattan. i don't think i got any semen in my mouth (it was all over my clothes and everywhere else) but i am still freaked out over the possibility of... Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...over my wash rag as a joke and I infected myself via when washing my rectum. Do you think this is OCD? So far what I know is HIV doesn't survive in the enviornment and unsafe sex or sharing a needle is the only way to get it. Read more »