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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Swallowing Sperm

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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...sometimes C-sections are performed as emergency surgery because vaginal birth is not possible. "As for the C-section, I found it so strange and weird. But now that I think about it, it was just a moment of discomfort leading to a long, wonderful life with my beautiful boy." In women with risk factors, like a high viral load at delivery or co-infection with hepatitis C, the chance of vertical transmission can be further reduced with the...
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spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you spit cum out ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...between like and love - Spit or Swallow". Whould this go along those same lines. "Safe or Unsafe - Spit or Swallow"Is it true that swallowing is safer then spitting?????I one 1 Year Old HIV + guy in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles,... Read more »

should i wait? (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2009)

i was diagonised in aug 08. my last risk behaviour was eight months before diagnosis. this was unprotected oral and protected vaginal intercourse outside monogamous relationship. i had unprotected intercourse with my wife since the risk behaviour...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confused becuase most of the information i can find tells me that the earlier you start meds the better your chances at living longer. its all new to me and i researched my ass off so much so that my doctor didnt have enough time to answer all my... Read more »

swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...between like and love - Spit or Swallow". Whould this go along those same lines. "Safe or Unsafe - Spit or Swallow"Is it true that swallowing is safer then spitting?????I one 1 Year Old HIV + guy in the San Fernando Valley (Los Angeles,... Read more »

To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got tested a while a go and was clean... When I was giving him head he came in my mouth and I immediately swallowed it. The day before I burn my palate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stomach would kill any virus it would be safer that having it in our mouth and spitting it out. I guess this would also go along that old pharse "What is the Difference between like and love - Spit or Swallow". Whould this go along those same... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...negative and her husband of seven years is HIV positive. They conceived safely thanks to a combination of having her husband's sperm washed in a special procedure and then mixing the washed sperm with her egg in an in vitro fertilization [IVF]... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...you are infected, you can transmit HIV to others during the window period even if you test negative. About 5% of people take longer than two months to produce antibodies. Testing at 3 and 6 months after possible exposure will detect almost all... Read more »
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CD4 Cell Tests

...cells. When CD4 cells multiply to fight an infection, they also make more copies of HIV. When someone is infected with HIV for a long time, the number of CD4 cells they have (their CD4 cell count) goes down. This is a sign that the immune system... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load, the faster HIV disease progresses. For prevention , ... Read more »
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Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

Finding some pills hard to swallow?

Posted by taurusthecat, 2 Replies
...recently started ARV therapy and one of the pills I take (2 per day) are Nevirapine (Viramune). Now I'm well-acquainted with swallowing pills, I take a whole handful each day in the form of supplements and don't usually have an issue with gagging... Read more »

Swallowing Cum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is married and we have been having an affair for a little over 2 years and he uses a condom for anal but now I have started swallowing his cum during oral sex. Read more »