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Hiv Virus In Semen

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will Semen culture will detect hiv virus in semen?

...take Semen Culture test. As he has analysis some infection in Semen. I would like to know whether Semen culture will detect hiv virus in semen.My risk exposure is as follows:8 months back I had sex with a girl of unknown status. I had sex with 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A routine semen culture test is not designed to detect HIV. Your doctor is most likely looking for a bacterial infection, possibly prostatitis.My Read more »

Drugs that eliminate HIV in semen

Why in 25 years there aren't yet drugs that eliminates instead of decreasing virus in seminal... Read more »

SEMEN (MASTURBATION 2009) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2009)

HI MISTAKENLY I TASTED MY OWN SEMEN DO YOU THINK I WILL GET ANY VIRUS LIKE HIV OR STD PLEASE LET ME... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

...The study examined in detail the genetic population of HIV, specifically the env gene for HIV's envelope, in both blood and semen. "If everything we know about HIV is based on the virus that is in the blood, when in fact the virus in the... Read more »
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Peptide in Human Semen May Enhance Infectiousness of HIV

...In this transcript, Frank Kirchhoff, M.D., Ph.D., discusses new research finding that a naturally occurring peptide in human semen appears to increase the infectiousness of HIV, 1 and discussing the potential use of such a finding in... Read more »
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Potentially Infectious Levels of Intermittent HIV Shedding Can Occur in Seminal Fluid Despite Years of Suppressive HAART, Research Suggests

...that effective HAART reduces HIV RNA levels in blood to below the limit of detection. However, the impact that it has on semen HIV RNA levels is much less clear. Prameet Sheth We enrolled two cohorts: One cohort was of... Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

...unanswered: Is HCV being transmitted only through blood during these sex acts, or is it potentially being transmitted through semen? The answer, according to a recent study by German researchers, appears to be that HCV is only transmitted... 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 »

HIV in K-Y liquid?

Posted by finnakirk, 1 Reply
...If the contents of a bottle of k-y liquid are tainted with blood or semen containing the hiv virus, can the virus survive in that liquid environment, and thus be transmitted if applied to one's genitalia or an open wound? Read more »

Semen

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is semen contagious ? 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 »