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Eating Sperm And HIV Testing

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Ask the Experts

HIV from food which may contain sperm?

Can i get HIV from eating food a few hours later that may contain sperm from a takeaway ? I also have an ulcer in my mouth...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot. HIV dies almost immediately after leaving the body. so any body fluids that contained HIV that was present on the food would not contain a live form of the virus.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

hiv in vaginal fluid enters condom fused with sperm cause hiv?

Sir, Recently I had a sex with a prostitute, only one time. Firstly I undressed her. I just touched... Read more »

Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?

My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New FDA Tissue Transplant Rules Require STD Testing for Sperm, Egg Donation, Bar MSM, Injection Drug Users From Donating

Tissue banks must test donors and donated tissues for HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis and other diseases and ask donors about their risk factors for such diseases, according to new FDA tissue donation regulations released on Thursday, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Implement Guidelines Banning MSM From Donating Sperm Because of Perceived HIV Risk

FDA on May 25 will implement new rules banning anonymous sperm donation by any man who has had sex with another man within the past five years because the agency says that such men collectively are more likely to be HIV-positive than other men,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Sperm Services May Face Court Over Delivery of Samples

Britain's Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has warned unlicensed companies delivering fresh sperm by courier that they face prosecution under the Human Fertilization and Embryology Act. "They are misleading vulnerable patients,... Read more »
Connect With Others

what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
if anyone has read any of my other post, you will see im new to this. my bf of 2yrs. is +, we recently found out. we are both very scared of what the future holds for us both. before we found this out, we were planning on getting married, having... Read more »

HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if there are any invitro fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

anxiety is eating me alive!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have read several posts on this board and I feel so stupid for waiting so long to test for hiv. So many of you got tested as soon as you could and I think that is so impressive because I am shaking right now just thinking of it. It has been... Read more »

Sperm washing in Italy

Posted by Anonymous
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS 8 years ago. He is very healthy and we are trying to get information on Italy for sperm washing so we can have a child of our own. Looking to hear from someone who has gone there and had the procedure done. We are... Read more »