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Tenofovir In Semen

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Tenofovir (Viread)

... What Is Tenofovir? Who Should Take Tenofovir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Tenofovir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Tenofovir React With Other Drugs? What Is Tenofovir? Tenofovir (Viread), also called bis-POC
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TRUVADA PEP

I had an unsafe encounter 48 hours ago, where a male of unknown status tried to penetrate me (I'm a male). It didn't last long and he didn't get very far in - I don't normally receive, so I would have known if it had gone in further. Anyway, I...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...prefer not to if the risk is very low. With exposure guidelines for health care workers a 2-drug combination such as truvada (tenofovir and emtricitabine) is acceptable for low risk exposures. It is most important that you started treatment... Read more »

Decreased semen volume/teste size.

45yo Hiv + tcell count 930, viral load 85 - seroconverted in 1984. Have been on Kaletra(liponovir)and tenofovir for nearly three years. I have experienced a significant reduction in semen volume and testicle size in the last eighteen months.My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi John,Weeks of abstinence might give you "blue balls," but it won't plump up your cojones! There are a variety of reasons that your "home entertainment center" may be downsizing and becoming less productive. I cannot evaluate the cause of your... Read more »

will Semen culture will detect hiv virus in semen?

Hi Doc.Its me again, I have mailed you my question earlier. but didnt receive any reply...I am 34 yrs. I have been married for 4 years. I have no kid. Last week we had consult Doctor. He has asked me to take Semen Culture test. As he has analysis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A routine semen culture test is not designed to detect HIV. Your doctor is most likely looking for a bacterial infection, possibly prostatitis.My Read more »

Semen on my eyes! (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT 2008)

I hook up with this guy. Sucked him using a condom and when he ejaculated well I allowed him to do it on my face. It was a lot of semen!! I closed my eyes but there was so much cum on my face, tried to clean myself, I open my eyes a bit and I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first person to get spunked in the eye with a load of baby batter. See below.Dr. Bobrisk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)Aug 9, 2007 I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

... te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Viread Other Name(s): Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir, GS-4331-05, PMPA Prodrug, TDF, Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Tenofovir... Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz... Read more »
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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Truvada is a combination of two antiretroviral... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...How Does Truvada React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to fight HIV: Tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine (Emtriva). Truvada is manufactured by Gilead Sciences. Generic versions have been... Read more »
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HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...I was having some fingering and foreplay and I might have gotten some of his semen on my clitoris or labia minora(inner labia). Is this a risk for getting HIV assuming he has it? If so, high or low? Read more »

Semen Facial After Shave...

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
...Hello to all! Quick question: Would getting semen on your face about 30 mins after shaving be at risk for transmission? I didn't see any major cuts while shaving but I usually Read more »

semen smear on nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does anyone know whether hiv can be transmitted if sperm is smeared onto a pregnant woman's nipple? i know chnaces is low, but if the person is pregnant, will there be a difference? will it be linked to blood stream? Read more »

Blood in semen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is blood in semen a symptom of HIV? Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »