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Is Blood In Semen An Early Sign Of HIV

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...down the immune system in most people to the point that they develop more serious infections Many people take powerful and effective combinations of medicines to fight the virus, however there is no cure for HIV What Is AIDS? AIDS stands for "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection Many people take powerful and effective combinations of medicines to fight the virus, however there is no...
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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
...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 antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is nothing... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected. If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... 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 »

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
...from that of the other shedders (the majority group), their semen viral load was significantly higher. Their T-cell counts and AIDS status were also the same as that of the other shedders. The technology used to measure viral load throughout the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

... The researchers conducted a retrospective case-controlled study comparing blood plasma HIV-1 viral loads and CD4 counts in cases during early syphilis (n=63, 27 receiving antiretroviral therapy) to those before and after Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

...amplification. The results likely would not have changed with the inclusion of more men, said Dr. Stuart Shapiro of the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology. "It is an achievement they were able to do with 16 men," he said of the expensive,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...effectsof treatment. Protect yourself and others by not sharingdrug equipment and by having safer sex. CATIE (Canadian AIDSTreatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
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Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

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 »

cdc dont they have to be honest

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for >antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. RNA tests look for genetic >material of the Read more »

CDC window period have u are tested in the window

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for >antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. RNA tests look for genetic >material of the Read more »