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Is It Bad If Your Sperm Gets Inside A Cut

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virus death, fresh sperm and getting pregnant

Hello, you guys are wonderful. I've asked questions on here before, I'm the lesbian in my 30s who wants to have a baby and has chosen a donor who's HIV positive? We're looking into sperm washing and that's happening, but...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Three words: Don't do it. Sorry but really hard to recommend and home HIV eradication experiment. Technically speaking, it is not all about temperature and the measures you would take to destroy the virus would likely not be a good thing for... Read more »

Kissing on neck with a tiny cut inside the bottom lip

Dear Doc,I am extremely worried about my case.Last friday I was in a local bar filled with Filipino... Read more »

HIV, sperm and fingerstick

Hi, Im concerned I may have been exposed to HIV. I was wondering that if a person ejaculated and... Read more »
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News & Views: Being "Infected"; Heart Disease; Getting Rid of Bad Memories; and More

HIV News & Views, May 1, 2014 - TheBody.com May 1, 2014 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, HIV-negative and HIV-positive people must work together... Read more »
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Inside the Activists' Summit: Empowering Women to Become Leaders in the HIV/AIDS Movement

How does one address the serious and ironic lack of input and leadership from women living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in policy making decisions? Well, the Campaign to End AIDS' (C2EA) Women's Advocacy Group has an idea. In just a few days'... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Flying the Coop: Giant Prophylactic Enshrouds Senator's Suburban Home; New Era of Inside/Outside Activism Is Born

As part of our on-going anniversary year series of interviews and commissions by the organization's founding members, TAGline caught up with founding director, long-time administrator and high-risk brainstormer Peter Staley one bright summery April... Read more »
Women Alive

News Inside

Special Note: In honor of the lives of Patty Contreras and Bunny Knuckles, (two beautiful women and former prisoners who passed away this past Spring) , we dedicate this issue of Women Alive Inside News to them. Their stories and remembrances can... Read more »
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How bad can initial infection get?

Posted by Anonymous
OK. So now I'm getting worried. How bad can the symptoms of HIV be in the first 4 weeks following exposure? I still have gastritis (from 6 days post exposure), and today (15 days post exposure) I am developing a sore throat and having severe... Read more »

I am at a dark place, Getting ready...

Posted by troubledguy, 3 Replies
I don't know if my story is unique or just another hetero sexual man causing trouble for their loved ones.

I am sorry to post here post, without actually getting confirmed 100% But I know I have HIV, I felt it from the early stages where acute period... Read more »

cut my finger in veding machine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a question regarding transmission. I am pretty sure that this would be low risk but it has been bothering me. Yesterday I stuck my hand in a vending machine to retreive the soda I purchased, while grabbing the soda, I scratched my finger... Read more »

Which is the risk? Gay top cut?

Posted by Feared, 1 Reply
I would like to know which is the risk at my situation. I am gay male (29) who has been active in gay sex for at least 10 years. Last test I took in Dec. '10 was negative and I don't take risk practices.

However, on April 9 something different... Read more »