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Women and HIV/AIDS

...interactions. Certain HIV drugs can affect the levels of other drugs in the body. For example, several HIV drugs can impact the levels of birthcontrol pills. HIV+ women should be treated by health care providers with experiencetreating women with HIV. Tell your health care providers about all othermedical conditions you have and medications you are taking. If you areexperiencing side effects from HIV drugs, be sure to ask your health...
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sawalling your own sperm (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2009)

can u swallaw ur own sperm if not did i cacth any thing
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ready to kick the bucket, say next Tuesday perhaps? Dude, relax. Masturbation is normal and quite healthy. It does not cause HIV/AIDS or anything other than sticky fingers and the urge to yell "Oh! Oh! Oh!!! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!" (See below.) I'd... Read more »

Hiv (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2010)

helloi was masturbating the other day and i came on my boxers. so my boxers were wet,as i was taking them off the wet part on my boxers touched a wound on my knee, would i get hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ask? Are you worried you might get the pillow or sheet pregnant? Or perhaps you're worried that Mr. Pillow and Ms. Sheet are cheating on you with other horned-up hotties and therefore might transmit an STD. Dude, I know this may not be a topic... Read more »

Masterbating in the shower!?!?! HIV!?!

Hello, Im wondering, i been masterbating for a while now and im curious, can you give HIV to yourself and family members if you masterbate in the shower? When i masterbate in the shower i clean the tub after so no spunk is left. i have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ready to kick the bucket, say next Tuesday perhaps?Dude, relax. Masturbation is normal and quite healthy. It does not cause HIV/AIDS or anything other than sticky fingers and the urge to yell "Oh! Oh! Oh!!! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!" (See below.)I'd... Read more »

Donor HIV+, sperm in freezer (no MD supervision), at risk?

My sperm donor recently tested positive for HIV. 5-9 months ago, he donated sperm which I kept in my freezer and used twice (with no resulting pregnancy). How high is my chance of infection and would PEP be recommended at this late in the game. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I would assume (and certainly hope) the sperm donor was HIV tested prior to donating "5-9 months ago." If he only recently tested HIV positive, we can therefore assume he contracted the Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
...My husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...things even worse by possibly getting this girl pregnant). I saw my doctor, and she said it's less likely for a guy to contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal... Read more »