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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Sperm

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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 »

here we go again with the toilets... (CELL PHONE FELL IN TOILET, 2010)

Well I have checked other answers, but I couldn't find exactly what I was looking for.The other... Read more »

Criminal Transmission of HIV

About 2 months ago a man threw semen into my eyes at work. Judging by the man's behavior i believe... Read more »
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...HIV-positive parents. The Swiss Statement The "Swiss Statement" was issued in January 2008 by the Swiss Federal Commission on AIDS Related Issues (an expert group of doctors and researchers). This group was concerned about the legal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

...failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office report... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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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 »

Rash? Please provide your help and experience

Posted by dopey33, 1 Reply
...your experience to help me on this one. Ok here it goes. I had what appears to be a VERY low risk activity for contracting HIV. The experience: Oral sex and mutual masturbation which led the others person sperm to land on my penis and slide... Read more »

statistics?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...half an hour. what are the odds of getting hiv the first time? does the amount of time matter, does the fact that there was no sperm involved matter? i guess i'm just confused on what the odds are of contracting the virus on a first time basis.... Read more »

Controversial Subject

Posted by pozmarie, 2 Replies
...I am a 29 year old woman who has been HIV poz for approx. 10 years. I have a CD4 of approx. 800 with undetectable viral load. I had one daughter young before I contracted Read more »