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AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

... What Is Nevirapine? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy
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Does undetectable mean that transmission isn't possible?

Hi...I started dating a guy recently. He has been HIV pozitive for three years, his T4 count is 568, and he claims that, since the virus is undetectable in blood, he can't infect me even while barebacking. I'm not so sure about that...are there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirmed fact that even though the plasma viral load is suppressed to undetectable limits, folks can still have detectable virus in seminal fluid (and presumably anal secretions and vaginal/cervical secretions as well). (See below for a summary... Read more »

will Semen culture will detect hiv virus in semen?

Hi Doc.Its me again, I have mailed you my question earlier. but didnt receive any reply...I am 34 yrs. I have been married for 4 years. I have no kid. Last week we had consult Doctor. He has asked me to take Semen Culture test. As he has analysis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A routine semen culture test is not designed to detect HIV. Your doctor is most likely looking for a bacterial infection, possibly prostatitis.My Read more »

Semen on my eyes! (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT 2008)

I hook up with this guy. Sucked him using a condom and when he ejaculated well I allowed him to do it on my face. It was a lot of semen!! I closed my eyes but there was so much cum on my face, tried to clean myself, I open my eyes a bit and I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first person to get spunked in the eye with a load of baby batter. See below.Dr. Bobrisk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)Aug 9, 2007 I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in... Read more »

Semen-ized Earrings That Haunt Me

I searched through all the questions I could find involving piercings, and nothing quite matched what I am worried about.I had an encounter, we used a condom but semen ended up all over my chest. Im not entirely sure about the splash power of semen,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Haunted Earring Gal,The splash and bounce power of spunk is directly related to the power of the single-barreled pump-action yogurt rifle and just how "loaded" it was before firing off. Nonetheless, your worries are completely unwarranted on... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...Name: Viramune Other Name(s): BI-RG-587, NVP, Nevirapina Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Nevirapine, also known as Viramune, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI).... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...efavirenz (Sustiva), delavirdine (Rescriptor), nelfinavir (Viracept) and the combination of ddI (Videx) and d4T (Zerit). Also, nevirapine (Viramune) should not be started when your CD4 count is above 250 cells. Fortunately, there are many other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...It is possible for either sex partner to become infected with HIV during anal sex. HIV can be found in the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, or vaginal fluid of a person infected with the virus. In general, the person receiving the semen is at... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with... 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 »

Semen Facial After Shave...

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
...Hello to all! Quick question: Would getting semen on your face about 30 mins after shaving be at risk for transmission? I didn't see any major cuts while shaving but I usually Read more »

semen smear on nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does anyone know whether hiv can be transmitted if sperm is smeared onto a pregnant woman's nipple? i know chnaces is low, but if the person is pregnant, will there be a difference? will it be linked to blood stream? Read more »

Tragar el semen

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a un hombre del cual creo sospechar que tiene vih, lo peor del caso es que el eyaculo dentro de mi boca y me trague todo el semen, estoy asustado, que probabilidades tengo de contagiarme por haber tragado el semen, que logicamente ha entrado a mi... Read more »