A 39-year-old member asked:
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if sperm gets on a cut, can you get aids if the sperm is from someone hiv+?

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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
51 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Possibly: Contact through a wound with bodily fluids froma person who is HIV positive can allow the infection with the aids virus to be transmitted.
Answered on May 23, 2015
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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Semen: The actual spermatic cells do not carry the HIV virus. It's the seminal fluid that does.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
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Unlikely: but not impossible. This is a low risk exposure, but probably worth getting tested. Get an HIV titer drawn in 6 weeks to be sure. Hope this helps!
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Dr. Michael Roman
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No : this will not spread the virus this way

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