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Is Hiv Found In Semen

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can you get aids/HIV from semen that's been out of the body for some time

can you get aids from semen that has been out of the body, e.g a man's body then enters you either via oral or penetrative means. Someone put their semen in my yoghurt and I know they have STD's and was wondering if STD's/HIV can be transmitted this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell, considering yoghurt is made from milk curdled with bacteria that has a custard-like consistency and tart flavor?As for an HIV/AIDS-acquisition risk from ingesting funky-spunky yoghurt, it's nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Drugs that eliminate HIV in semen

Why in 25 years there aren't yet drugs that eliminates instead of decreasing virus in seminal... Read more »

Followup to "Mutual j/o with some hiv+ semen present on uncircumcized penis"

Thank you Dr. for the prompt reply to my question. It went a long way defusing my fears, and I will... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

...The study examined in detail the genetic population of HIV, specifically the env gene for HIV's envelope, in both blood and semen. "If everything we know about HIV is based on the virus that is in the blood, when in fact the virus in the... Read more »
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Peptide in Human Semen May Enhance Infectiousness of HIV

...particularly Professor [Wolf-Georg] Forssmann from Hannover [Medical School], had the great idea to use hemofiltrate, which contains all the peptides that are present in the blood but becomes available in quantities up to 20,000 liters. This... Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

...of HCV in London has been seen in men who did not report any participation in fisting. In addition, HCV itself is sometimes found in semen, and men who are HIV/HCV coinfected tend to have HCV in their semen more often than men who have HCV... Read more »
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Abstract 6: HIV-1 Latent Reservoirs Exist in the Semen of HIV-infected Men

...further data to suggest that despite non-detectable plasma HIV-1 RNA levels, that replication competent proviral DNA exists in seminal fluid. Seven patients on HAART whose plasma and seminal RNA levels were below 50 copies/mL were examined for... Read more »
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HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...I was having some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...runs. i have NO fevers or night sweats at all. i checked all of my lymphnodes and they are fine so far. (i have had non hodgekins lymphoma in the past so i know what swollen nodes feel like.) i haven't had a really good nights sleep in 3 days,... Read more »

Dr Joel

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I CAN SEE WHY DR. JOEL IS SICK AND TIRED OF WORRIED WELLS POSTING ON HIS SITE. CAN I GET HIV FROM SMELLING SEMEN ? CAN I GET HIV FROM MY OWN SEMEN ON A PILLOW ? CAN I GET HIV FROM A LAP DANCE ? CAN I GET HIV FROM A DOOR KNOB ? CAN I GET HIV 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 »