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Sperm Risks

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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 Read more »

hiv in sperm

I was sucking a guy in a sex club he had cam in my mouth I had a cracked tooth with soar and j/o... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

... The California Senate recently voted 35-1 to approve a bill ( SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, the MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune reports (Geissinger, MediaNews/ Oakland... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: OK to Ban Gay Sperm Donors, Court Rules

... The Ontario Court of Appeal on Jan. 12 upheld a ban on gay men donating sperm to sperm banks. The court rejected the claim of a Toronto lesbian, known as Susan Doe, who argued against the 1977 ban. The federal Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Governor Signs “Sperm-Washing” Measure

...SB 443, by Sen. Carole Migden (D-San Francisco), will allow the wives or partners of HIV-positive men to conceive utilizing "sperm-washing" technology to minimize the infection risk for mother and infant. Back to other news for September 2007 ... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

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

Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
...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 he was hiv... 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 »

what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
...with. i love my boyfriend with every inch of my heart, and still would love to have the happily ever after. i have been seeing sperm washing brought up a little, and was wondering if anyone could clue me in as to where on the east coast this is... Read more »