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What If Sperm Gets Into A Cut

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HIV, sperm and fingerstick

Hi, Im concerned I may have been exposed to HIV. I was wondering that if a person ejaculated and left residuals of semen in a doorknob and I touched the doorknob three or four minutes later with a little cut in my finger, could HIV be transmitted...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiGetting HIV from casual contact is not possible. HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body. Direct body fluid exchange is the only way for HIV transmission to occur. The cut on the hand needs to be a significant wound and freshly opened and... Read more »

virus death, fresh sperm and getting pregnant

Hello, you guys are wonderful. I've asked questions on here before, I'm the lesbian in my... Read more »
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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 »
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Massachusetts: Department of Public Health Cuts Services After State Chops AIDS Budget

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Cutting Edge Coalition?

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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 »

Sperm washing in Italy

Posted by Anonymous
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS 8 years ago. He is very healthy and we are trying to get information on Italy for sperm washing so we can have a child of our own. Looking to hear from someone who has gone there and had the procedure done. We are... 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
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 »