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Swallowing Sperm Should I Get Tested

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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...can pass on HIV to her male partner(s) while trying to get pregnant. To avoid this, one option is alternative insemination. This can be done at home or may require medical assistance, such as from a fertility clinic. At home, sperm is placed into the vagina with a syringe or eye dropper. Some women have their partner provide sperm; others use the services of a sperm bank. Medically assisted insemination places the sperm directly into the...
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Undetectable...is it safe?

I was infected with HIV in Dec 2005 and started Atripla(my choice) in Nov 2007. Within a month, my viral load was undetectable...and still that way. My question is, does that mean there is no virus in my blood and sperm?...just in my lymph nodes?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Undetectable" does not mean there is no virus in the blood and ejaculate. Nor does it mean you are no longer contagious. Undetectable refers to the plasma viral load, a test that measures viral replication. When antiretroviral therapy is... Read more »

SORRY FOR MY ENGLISH

HI DOCTOR FRASCINO, I'M AN ITALIAN GUY LIVING IN SPAIN. FIRST OF ALL, SORRY FOR MY ENGLISH. I JUST WANT TO KNOW WHAT DO U THINK ABOUT MY CASE: LAST SUNDAY I WANT TO A SAUNA, I DIDN'T HAVE ANAL SEX AT ALL, I HAD AN ORAL SEX WITH A MAN AS A TOP, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...swallowing your throbbing tallywhacker does not increase your HIV risk as far as having left over spunk still in his mouth.HIV testing at the three-month mark would provide you with a definitive answer regarding your HIV status. It's recommended... Read more »

Seems weird but I'm very worried for my little BAMBINO

Ciao Dr. It seems a weird situation but it really happened. A friend of a friend of mine has spent few days at my home while in town. I notice he was a weird guy but had to help a friend so I let him stay. Anyway to cut the story short, I found that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The HIV-transmission risk from the scenario you describe is complexity nonexistent. Neither worry nor consideration for HIV testing is warranted. I'd recommend you take some time to review the wealth of information on this site, paying... Read more »

swollen nodes in armpit

Hi Doc, about 2-3 months ago I had unprotected oral (sperm swallowed) and a brief unprotected penetration (bareback) with a guy I later learned is hiv+, although he claims he is undetectable. The problem is that about 3 weeks later I had a severe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you did not subsequently learn of your partner's positive HIV status or have any symptoms whatsoever, you would still need HIV testing! Don't be "very scared" by reading about symptoms on the internet; be concerned that you placed yourself at... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...they look at the fallopian tubes? Dr. Kiessling: A hysterosalpingogram. Christa: Yes! I had to do that. So there was some testing done first, just to make sure that all my hardware was working, before we went through everything. Dr.... Read more »
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HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
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HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
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Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

Swallowing Cum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is married and we have been having an affair for a little over 2 years and he uses a condom for anal but now I have started swallowing his cum during oral sex. Read more »

Finding some pills hard to swallow?

Posted by taurusthecat, 2 Replies
...recently started ARV therapy and one of the pills I take (2 per day) are Nevirapine (Viramune). Now I'm well-acquainted with swallowing pills, I take a whole handful each day in the form of supplements and don't usually have an issue with gagging... Read more »