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Risk Of Dried Semen

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Lots of semen... what's my risk?

Hi Dr. Bob. Thank you so much for the service you provide. It's an immeasurable help to so many people.A few days ago, I was feeling really aroused, so I met this guy through Craigslist, and invited him over to masturbate together (nothing more). I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Paul,You checked the archives and noted that "mutual masturbation isn't a risk." Bravo! I absolutely agree, which is not surprising considering the fact I wrote most of those expert opinions. However, you're Read more »

Undetectable Viral Load in Semen MAGNETIC COUPLE SEXUAL RISK 2009)

A "big G'day" from Australia to you, Doctor Bob!I am an HIV positive male involved in a... Read more »

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
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No Semen= No Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was wondering- if there is no precum or cum or blood at all from the man, but the sex is still unprotected, is there an HIV risk at all? I don't see how b/c HIV is only in the man's semen and blood and if none is present, infection is not... Read more »

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...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 »

Whats the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Whats the risk if I gave a guy a hand job, and noticed the next morning that I had a cut on my hand. Not sure if any semen touched the cut. Read more »

Someone help me out here

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...does a "few" mean 5 minutes, 20 minutes, or 45 minutes? A fresh cut that I had made an hour prior came in contact with the semen of an HIV+ male about 10 minutes after it had dried. It was a small amount, but I'm still worried about it. If... Read more »