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Ingesting Semen Hiv Risk

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Blood on crisps and ingested hiv risk?

Hi I just opened a packet of crisps and noticed blood spots on the crisps I'm worried because I ate one I knew had blood on it but at the time didn't realise it was blood till I inspected the second one It was not dye or flavouring Am I at...
Shannon Southall

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Hi,No, you can not get HIV from touching an inanimate object. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid for a prolonged period of time (for example: a blood soaked shirt of a... Read more »

How fattening is semen and what is the latest info on oral sex transmit

What is the carb and caloric count of ingested male semen?I heard there was a document HIV... Read more »


aside from STD, is ingestion of semen harmfull to health?...what is it made of?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

The authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Alcohol Misuse and Risks for HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Multiple Female Sexual Partners in Cape Town, South Africa

High alcohol consumption rates occurring within the context of high HIV prevalence pose a significant public health challenge in South Africa. In their design of the current study, the authors set out to answer three questions regarding these... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol and HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users

To test the hypothesis that alcohol use and intoxication is associated with sexual behaviors that raise the risk of HIV transmission, the authors analyzed data from 6,341 injection drug users (IDUs) who entered detoxification or methadone... Read more »

Even Moderate Alcohol Use Increases Liver Disease Risk for People Coinfected With HIV and HCV

That excessive alcohol consumption is bad for anyone's liver is well known. However, the specific risks associated with different patterns of alcohol use, especially among those infected with HIV, hepatitis C (HCV) or both, are not so well... Read more »
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Risk from small volume blood ingestion

Posted by RJT, 2 Replies
Hello. I noticed some blood smeared on my finger whilst eating in a cafe on a shopping trip. I had been picking my lips so assumed it was that and licked it off to see if there was a cut underneath. However there was no cut to my finger and I... Read more »

No Semen= No Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I 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 »

Female Fingered with Semen: What's My Risk?

Posted by anxious123, 1 Reply
Thanks so much for providing this forum.

I'm worried about an encounter I had 17 days ago with a male of unknown HIV status. I gave him an unprotected blowjob with ejaculation, which I know is an activity that carries some, albeit low, risk.

However... Read more »

Fingering with semen and Semen in mouth

Posted by andyz
Let me try to briefly narrate all what happened to me to date.
I"m a 35 yr old gay male
On January 13th, I had a sexual encounter with a guy I randomly met. after we're done he tells me he is hiv positive!
He performed protected insertive sex on me... Read more »