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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Sperm

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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 Read more »

HIV in sperm cell

I've been doing a lot of research on sperm washing as my husband and I are a serodiscordant couple... Read more »

Risk of having kids while being HIV +

Hi, I thank you so much for taking the time to answer this questions. You're great.I am a 36 year... 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

...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, Long Island Newsday reports (Taylor, Long Island Newsday , 5/6). The rule is part of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...These procedures are effective. However, they are very expensive and not easily available. Use antiretroviral medications: The risk of transmitting HIV is extremely low if ARVs are used in pregnancy and labor, and the mother does not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...open discussions about your desires, your fears, and your limits. Agree on ways of sexual expression that fit with the level of risk you are comfortable with. Talking to a sexual or relationship counselor can help. Reducing the Risks ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...mothers was also HIV positive. However, we now know a lot about how to prevent vertical transmission, and with proper care the risk of your child becoming infected with HIV can be less than 2 percent. Experts have written treatment guidelines... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

In eye

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anyone know what risk there is for hiv getting sperm in your eye. I am female and was giving oral to a male who pulled out no sperm got in my mouth but some shot in my eye,i am very Read more »

Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
...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 positive. Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...some red blot on the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour... Read more »