How Much Semen Is Transferred To Get Hiv

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Meds/side efffects transferred in semen?

My partner and I are both positive. He takes Atripla. I am not on meds. We have had condom-less anal and oral sex since we have been together (3 months.) Is it possible that his meds can be present in his semen and transferred to me? I have been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...otherwise not getting exposed to body fluids for several weeks to see if your symptoms change. There is also the concern about transfer of resistant virus which can occasionally happen even in situations where the person on treatment has... Read more »

Stepped in semen

Hi! I recently posted about this incident, but I felt it was important to mention this. After... Read more »

virul load

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...infection perhaps with the exception of diagnosing infection in newborns of infected mothers who have antibodies to HIV that are transferred from the mother. However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV

...viral load is undetectable. One issue has to do with viral load in genital fluids (semen and vaginal secretions), which may be transferred during sex. HIV may be found in the genital fluids of both men and women infected with HIV. The viral load... Read more »
Lambda Legal

State Criminal Statutes on HIV Transmission

...corrections employee, a visitor to a correctional facility or another prisoner or offender to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine, feces or saliva, if the person knows that he or she is infected with HIV. Missouri Mo.... Read more »
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