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Should I Get Tested After Eating Sperm

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New FDA Tissue Transplant Rules Require STD Testing for Sperm, Egg Donation, Bar MSM, Injection Drug Users From Donating

Tissue banks must test donors and donated tissues for HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis and other diseases and ask donors about their risk factors for such diseases, according to new FDA tissue donation regulations released on Thursday, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Implement Guidelines Banning MSM From Donating Sperm Because of Perceived HIV Risk

FDA on May 25 will implement new rules banning anonymous sperm donation by any man who has had sex with another man within the past five years because the agency says that such men collectively are more likely to be HIV-positive than other men,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV from food which may contain sperm?

Can i get HIV from eating food a few hours later that may contain sperm from a takeaway ? I also have an ulcer in my mouth...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo you cannot. HIV dies almost immediately after leaving the body. so any body fluids that contained HIV that was present on the food would not contain a live form of the virus.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... 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 virus recently (sometime after he tested... Read more »

sperm is like breast milk

"astronomically in your favor", "1 in 10,000", "negligible", and etc...These comments must also apply for all the infants who are orally ingesting HIV infected breast milk. I have not seen any threads on this subject,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Motu,No, sperm is not at all like breast milk!!! Infants ingesting breast milk from an HIV-positive mother and adults getting ejaculate or precum in their mouths from an HIV-positive partner are very different situations on many levels. And... Read more »

Sperm contact with glans/foreskin

Dear Shannon, Thank you so much for answering my previous question: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Testing/Q227095.htmlHowever, my concern was not oral sex.I am worried about the fact that my sexual partner ejaculated right on...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSorry I misunderstood your question. Yes if he recently was infected he would be super infectious. But again from the exposure you have described the risk of HIV transmission is very small. There is only way for HIV to enter your body, through the... Read more »
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what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
if anyone has read any of my other post, you will see im new to this. my bf of 2yrs. is +, we recently found out. we are both very scared of what the future holds for us both. before we found this out, we were planning on getting married, having... Read more »

anxiety is eating me alive!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I have read several posts on this board and I feel so stupid for waiting so long to test for hiv. So many of you got tested as soon as you could and I think that is so impressive because I am shaking right now just thinking of it. It has been... Read more »

This is eating me alive.

Posted by SuddenlyTragic, 1 Reply
I'm a 21 year old man, with quite a few worries....and the Internet has made them worse. I've been almost obsessively trying to find some kind of diagnosis, for what my body's been doing- for some piece of mind. It starts as a very poor, drunken... Read more »

Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
Is there anyone that could help me with this question.I am a female and i was giving unprotected oral to a man and he pulled out i didn't get any sperm in my mouth but some shot on my face and in my eye,what is the risk getting sperm in my eye if... Read more »