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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Eating Sperm

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Is it possible to get HIV from food contaminated with sperm?

I have seen some similar questions on this forum but they mostly had to do with HIV-contaminated blood being found in food. My question is: let's say somebody in a restaurant put some relatively fresh, contaminated sperm in your food and then...
Shannon Southall

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HiNo need to be anxious, HIV cannot be transmitted this way. Once HIV leaves the body it dies and is unable to infect. So even if someone were to put fluid with HIV in it on something you were to consume it would be dead and unable to harm you.Be... Read more »

HIV from possibly infected dry sperm

Recently i was masterbating with a magazine, didnt think much of it at the time but afterwards my... Read more »

non-dedtectable viral load, what is the possibility of infected sperm

I have a non-detectable viral load, what are the chances of my sperm being infected with hiv... Read more »
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Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, including artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate recently voted 35-1 to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, the MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune reports (Geissinger, MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune ,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Nutrition and Immunity: You Are What You Eat

People with HIV often take micronutrient supplements, but the research has not yet proven what the most useful dosages are for these individuals. Certain nutrients may directly influence the immune system's ability to fight infection. For example,... Read more »
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Sperm washing in Italy

Posted by Anonymous
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS 8 years ago. He is very healthy and we are trying to get information on Italy for sperm washing so we can have a child of our own. Looking to hear from someone who has gone there and had the procedure done. We are... Read more »

what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
if anyone has read any of my other post, you will see im new to this. my bf of 2yrs. is +, we recently found out. we are both very scared of what the future holds for us both. before we found this out, we were planning on getting married, having... Read more »

Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
My partner has full blown AIDS and is going trough a very tough time at the moment. He's been diagnosed with MAS as well and had to undergo an operation recently leaving him very weak and EXTREMELY wasted away. Our Dr also changed his cocktail and... Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?

And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »