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Hiv Risk And Dried Semen

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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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will Semen culture will detect hiv virus in semen?

Hi Doc.Its me again, I have mailed you my question earlier. but didnt receive any reply...I am 34 yrs. I have been married for 4 years. I have no kid. Last week we had consult Doctor. He has asked me to take Semen Culture test. As he has analysis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confront any guilt or anxiety you may be harboring about this experience and it's the right thing to do.Your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. However, please... Read more »

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 »

hiv+ semen -> finger -> nose, need PEP?

Hi, Doc.I want to begin by thanking you for having a site like this. Your Q/A have really helped me in the past. This is the first time I am submitting a question of my own. If you could please indulge in one more can I get HIV from insert phrase...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is similar to that of the other nose pickers: "minimal to zero." PEP is definitely not warranted.Happy Holidays.Dr. Bob Read more »

Can I get Hiv or Aids from dry sex?

Hello, I had dry sex with my exboyfriend tonight. We both had our underwear on, at one time I felt his penis on my butt as well as vagina. But all the time we were messing around I had my undewear on. When we started to mess around more, I felt his...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It does not appear that you are at risk.As for Hepatitis B, you may want to see if you have protective antibodies from prior immunization for any future exposures. Sex Read more »
Articles
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

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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...prevention , viral load predicts how easy it is to transmit HIV to someone else. The higher the viral load, the higher the risk of transmitting HIV. Finally, the viral load test is valuable for managing therapy , to see if antiretroviral drugs... 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 »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...before but not during the time we were together. Any chances I might have gotten something from the toy? Like maybe some of his semen was inside the sex toy from when he used it? 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 »