Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Why Is HIV In Seminal Fluid

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Natural conceiving

There are studies that suggests natural conceiving in serodiscordant couples is possible if the infected partner is on antiretroviral therapy for more than six months and undetectable. The drug Isentress seems to be the best drug in decreasing virus...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't think we know the answer to that question. Read more »

Drugs that eliminate HIV in semen

Why in 25 years there aren't yet drugs that eliminates instead of decreasing virus in seminal... Read more »
Articles
The Body PRO

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

...Ph.D. Anne-Genevieve Marcelin: We have had very similar results in France. Recently, the Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS stated that a seropositive individual with no other sexually transmitted diseases [STDs], who is on... 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 Read more »
The Body

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

... Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London and New York. The sexual practice of fisting has been Read more »
The Body PRO

Peptide in Human Semen May Enhance Infectiousness of HIV

... This is a transcript of a press conference that took place at CROI 2008, one of the most important HIV-related medical conferences of the year. In this transcript, Frank Kirchhoff, M.D., Ph.D., discusses new research finding that Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV semen on vulva?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...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 »

Frottage

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...wondering since my exposure included this: Has anyone ever heard of anyone testing hiv postive after being exposed to HIV positive seminal fluid during frottage? Also if a HIV positive persons seminal fluids get on recent razor burn can HIV enter... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...otc drugs like, robotussin, afrin nasal spray and advil for overall discomfort. right away i thought i was showing signs of hiv until my little daughter came down with a cold. (i assume a person battling hiv could NOT pass cold like symptoms to... Read more »

vasectomies and safe Sex

Posted by wazsa, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me if having unprotected sex with a guy that has had a vasectomy is classes as safe or unsafe. The guy has been tested and is negative. Read more »