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Is Blood In Semen A Symptom Of HIV

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Viremia in the blood semen and gut

How is possibile, during haart, to find hiv virus in semen while the blood viremia is below the limit? Where does these virus come from?..I understood that the virus is still replicating in semen, in the gut, while there is no replication in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Well HAART may not be as good as you thought, but it's still nothing short of miraculous in my book! The absolutely astounding and sustained decrease in HIV/AIDS-related morbidity and mortality since the introduction of highly active... Read more »

Viral Load in Blood and Semen (VIRAL LOAD IN SEMEN VERSUS BLOOD)

Have there been any studies correlating viral loads as determined by blood analysis versus viral load in semen?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, generally they correlate. However, there can be cases where the levels differ. (See below.) Dr. Bobhiv viral load in semen versus blodNov 30, 2006 Hi Dr. Bob, Please settle a dicussion I've been having on an hiv information site to which I... Read more »

Blood in Semen

I am a 50yo Hiv+ man. Have been doing well for several years now, undetectable with about 500 T Cells. I think because of depression I have been very non sexual the past couple of years. Now when I do masterbate my semen seems to contain blood. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Have had an evaluation by a urologist looking for prostate or vas deferens region related problems? Read more »

blood in semen

Hello. I am 32, male, and I have been HIV+ for nearly two years; my T-cell count is 300 and my Viral Load count is approx. 50,000. I am not taking any medication. The last several times I have masturbated I discovered blood in my semen. The...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't think this is HIV-related at all. It may have happened simply from the trauma of masturbation. If it recurs, you may want to get checked out by your doctor. Read more »
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Blood in semen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is blood in semen a symptom of HIV? Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »

What if...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What if I have a small cut under a wisdom teeth ? Will saliva exchanging be risky ? And how long usually does the symptoms last ? On average.Are they long or just a few days ? Can Vaginal fluid enter the bloodstream via the tip of the penis ? ... Read more »

So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands... Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc. So take a look at this information of how... Read more »

mono and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am worried I might have contracted hiv through kissing. I kissed a couple girls I met in bars. Since then I was diagnosed with mono, and have also look to have what appears to be genital herpes now. I also had other symptoms during my mono of... Read more »