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Why Is HIV In Seminal Fluid

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Potentially Infectious Levels of Intermittent HIV Shedding Can Occur in Seminal Fluid Despite Years of Suppressive HAART, Research Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of the studies they presented at CROI... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

HIV in seminal plasma differs from HIV in blood plasma, according to a study led by researchers with the University of North Carolina (UNC)-Chapel Hill. The study examined in detail the genetic population of HIV, specifically the env gene for HIV's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV... Read more »
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Mutual Masturbation Risk (Pre-seminal fluid)

Hi there!! Hugs from Mxico.I want to ask a question, but first let me tell you my situation. Im gay and I had my first experience with other man. What we did was just mutual masturbation, but Im concerned about the risk of this practice. I'm...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:1) Mutual masturbation is a safer-sex activity. The risk is extremely low.2) HIV does not live well outside of the body. It is unlikely that any HIV present would be able to infect you.3) Blood is certainly the most infectious. It is hard... Read more »

VIH en Semen y Liquido Seminal

Dr Santana:Me dirijo a usted por el profesionalismo, brevedad y claridad de sus respuestas. Mi pregunta es la siguiente:Le por ahi que el lquido seminal y el semen son liquidos de alto riesgo, pero que no siempre tienen presente el VIH. 1. Lo...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
1)Esto es correcto 2)Muy poco probable. Recuerde que uno de los factores importantes es el traumatismo que puede ocurrir en la relacion anal (mucosa rectal).... Read more »

can anal sex without bleeding can cause hiv (RISK OF HIV AS A TOP, 2010) (ANAL MUCOUS, ANAL FLUIDS, RECTAL SECRETIONS, 2010)

hello doctor 1 week before i had anal sex without condom i was at insertive position but there was no bleeding from his anus is i am at risk of hiv doctor i dont know his hiv status please answer my question it is freaking me out... thanks ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See... Read more »

Hiv risk assessment with condom use (body fluids)

Hi. Unfortunately about few weeks ago i was involved in a one night stand with a friend of a friendwho i ddnt know well. and condom was properly used during vaginal sex. I am worried that some of his pre-seminal fluid (body fluid) may have come in...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Ms Anxious,First, I agree with you 100%: You should have asked him about his HIV status, when the last time he was tested, and what his condom usage was like BEFORE the clothes came of. Keep that in mind for the next time.I do not think you were... Read more »
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pre seminal fluid

Posted by anxious, 1 Reply
I was just wondering if anyone could help assess my risk in this situation...

a guy and i were fooling around and his naked penis possibly (its rather unclear for me) went into my vagina a little and for like a second. i was menstrating at the time... Read more »

Seminal Discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question. I have had Chlamydia in the past. Took the medication and was cured. I noticed that since then I have seminal discharge from time to time after urinating. Lately it went away. But recently I have had sex with a co-worker since... Read more »

Infectious fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
#1 Blood
#2 Semen
#3 Saliva
#4 Sweat

Its all documented go find it for yourselves.

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HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »