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What Is The Risk Of 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 »

Can HIV virus be transfered by ejaculate without sperm cells?

Dear Dr.BobMaybe strange question:Is there lower transmision risk if there are no sperm cells in... Read more »

Hiv in aspermatic sperm? - NOT in the archives!

Hello,Here I am. Yet another Aussie. We will soon take over your site...WOW. I think I've found a... 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

...to test donors and donated tissues for HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis and other diseases and ask donors about their risk factors for such diseases. Chlamydia and gonorrhea testing also will be required for sperm and egg donation.... 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

...to curb the spread of the virus. The law has prevented HIV-positive men from using reproductive technologies that lower the risk of transmitting HIV to their partners. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Carole Migden (D), would allow couples that... 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 »
PositiveWords

Reducing the Risks of Conception: Getting Pregnant When One or Both Partners Is HIV+

...getting pregnant that reduce the risks to the mother, the father and the baby. The chances of getting pregnant will go up and the risk of an uninfected partner getting HIV will go down if you only attempt to conceive when you are fertile. You can... Read more »
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Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
...at non detectable we can have unprotected sex at the right time of the month for me to get pregnant. I know that there is a risk with this but it is all we can do in the UK. We did this in oct 2004 and i got pregnant the first month but i had a... Read more »

Sperm

Posted by Anonymous
...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 positive. Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by BEANIE69, 1 Reply
...My husband is + and I'm -. We have been talking for months now about having kids. Problem is that we don't want to risk going the "natural" way and sperm washing isn't an option where we live. He doesn't want to go the IVF route since it is... 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 Read more »