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Eating Sperm Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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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 my finger on her vagina (not inserted fully) and felt wet fluid from her vagina on my finger. The touching on her vagina not more than 5 seconds....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission though what you have described is very small. Fingering someone carries one of the lowest risk of HIV transmission. HIV does begin to die once it is outside of the body. Touching her vaginal fluid and then putting on... Read more »

HIV in sperm cell

I've been doing a lot of research on sperm washing as my husband and I are a serodiscordant couple trying to start a family. Is it true that the HIV virus can live in the sperm cell and if so, is there a test to verify? Even though my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV cannot live inside a sperm cell. It is contained in cells in ejaculate, but not actually in the sperm itself. That is why sperm washing techniques have been so effective in dramatically lowering the risk of HIV transmission for magnetic... Read more »

sawalling your own sperm (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2009)

can u swallaw ur own sperm if not did i cacth any thing ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're wondering if you could give yourself a STD by swallowing your own spunk. This is a QTND (question that never dies). See below.Dr. BobSEMEN (MASTURBATION 2009) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2009)Jan 6,... Read more »

HIV, sperm and fingerstick

Hi, Im concerned I may have been exposed to HIV. I was wondering that if a person ejaculated and left residuals of semen in a doorknob and I touched the doorknob three or four minutes later with a little cut in my finger, could HIV be transmitted...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiGetting HIV from casual contact is not possible. HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body. Direct body fluid exchange is the only way for HIV transmission to occur. The cut on the hand needs to be a significant wound and freshly opened and... Read more »
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Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
Hello:

I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest mistake of my life!! I started having an affair September 2007... 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 »

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
My husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members... Read more »

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 »