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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Dried Semen

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...fact, unprotected (without a condom) anal sex (intercourse) is considered to be very risky behavior. 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 greater risk of getting HIV because the lining of the rectum is thin and may allow the virus to enter...
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doubt abt hiv (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS, 2010) (PILLOW POUNDING, PILLOW HUMPING, 2010)

dear dr i made a sex toy by making hole in pillow..and having sex really..when i think abt 2 masturbate.i m using this sex toy..some times my semen enters into the pillow..and i dont mind it..does this practise leads to hiv infection? i have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You're worried about contracting HIV from your spunked-up pillow with a hole in it? Oh my. Are you perhaps concerned that Mr. Pillow has been having unsafe Read more »

Experimenting with Masturbation (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS, 2009) (PILLOW POUNDING, PILLOW HUMPING, 2009)

Hello doc i find it uncomfortable to masturbate with my hands so i use a pillow, but my question is can you get hepatitis or a std or any kind of disease from pounding the same pillow?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.Dr. BobPillow humping Jun 10, 2007Hi. Is there anything dangerous about humping your pillow until you ejaculate? Can you contract any types of diseases? Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,You're wondering if you can get an STD from humping... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...glands, tiring easily, losing weight, fever, or diarrhea. Different people have different symptoms. HIV is in people's blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk. The only way to tell if someone is infected with HIV is with a blood test. There... Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV/AIDS? - by semen contact with a cut or wound of yourself? (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

hiya docI was wondering about this cause a couple days ago I was masturbating myself after sometime, but was not warned that I got a cut on a side of my thumb that was nearly opened (not bleeding ye but interior cut and transparent fluid was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consequences of any STI/STD. Please answer doc, thanks you. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, No, there is absolutely no chance you can contract a sexually transmitted illness from yourself! STDs involve germs (viruses and bacteria) that spread... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral load 'spike' that occurs when HIV is first contracted. This is usually at 2 -- 4 weeks after infection. Although a letter of diagnosis and actual treatment is... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...people still do not know the truth about HIV/AIDS and have many fears. In this section you will learn what HIV is, how it is contracted and how it is transmitted to others. By the end of this section your HIV/AIDS ministry should know the basic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...country of birth. Data suggest that Hispanic/Latino men born in Puerto Rico are more likely than other Hispanic/Latino men to contract HIV as a result of injection drug use. By contrast, sexual contact with other men is the primary cause of HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... Read more »
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How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person. HIV can enter the 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 »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking Read more »

Question about Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What is the risk of exposure to HIV from Oral Sex (giving) - but stopping after tasting some precome. My Doctor told me risk exposure is about 1 in 10,000. Read more »