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Hiv Found In Greater Amounts In Semen

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...surrounding an unborn baby How well does HIV survive outside the body? Scientists and medical authorities agree that HIV does not survive well outside the body, making the possibility of environmental transmission remote. HIV is found in varying concentrations or amounts in blood, semen, vaginal fluid, breast milk, saliva, and tears. To obtain data on the survival of HIV, laboratory studies have required the use of artificially high...
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...birth), even when the woman has HIV that is resistant to it.The non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) efavirenz, found in Sustiva and Atripla, should not be used by pregnant women and only cautiously by women who might become... Read more »

VIRAL LOAD AND HIV TRANSMISSION

Hey Dr. Bob,What's the latest scoop on HIV viral load and the risk od HIV transmission. Was the Swiss Study correct?Thanks,Zeke
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirmed fact that even though the plasma viral load is suppressed to undetectable limits, folks can still have detectable virus in seminal fluid (and presumably anal secretions and vaginal/cervical secretions as well). (See below for a summary... Read more »

Semen on my eyes! (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT 2008)

I hook up with this guy. Sucked him using a condom and when he ejaculated well I allowed him to do it on my face. It was a lot of semen!! I closed my eyes but there was so much cum on my face, tried to clean myself, I open my eyes a bit and I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Aussie. I realize this "sticky situation" can be alarming, but your actual health risks are minimal. In fact, I'd wager you have a greater chance of getting done in by a funnel web spider or choking on a vegemite sandwich than contracting HIV or... 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 load in semen?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of transmission. British researchers called some men "seminal super-shedders" because of the unusually high amount of virus found in their semen (actually, their "seminal plasma"). They wrote that usually viral load in semen is found less... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...immune to AIDS, even though you have antibodies. A negative (non-reactive) result means: No HIV antibodies were found in your blood at this time. A negative result does NOT mean: You are not infected with HIV (you... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

... Requirements for Transmission to Occur Where Is HIV Found in the Body? Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Non-Infectious "Bodily Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...another test called a Western Blot. According to the CDC, the combined accuracy of the antibody test plus the Western Blot is greater than 99 percent. The myth: "Viral load tests don't really tell anything about a person's health." ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...when you throw the condom away. Using a Female Condom: The female condom is a sleeve or pouch with a closed end and a larger open end. There are flexible rings at each end of the Reality condom, and a flexible V-shaped frame in the V-amour... Read more »
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HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...I was having 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 »

i really need to know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...please help, i want to know if i can get aids from sleeping with a guy whom sleep with another girl who might have aids without him getting it. or is it impossible for him Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous
...symptoms of the condition, it's hard to be sure who is or is not infected with HIV. So, the more sex partners you have, the greater your chances of encountering one who is infected and becoming infected yourself. You won't get HIV from a... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...runs. i have NO fevers or night sweats at all. i checked all of my lymphnodes and they are fine so far. (i have had non hodgekins lymphoma in the past so i know what swollen nodes feel like.) i haven't had a really good nights sleep in 3 days,... Read more »