A 25-year-old male asked:
i am hiv+ but receiving art treatment almost 2 years and i am not dedectable 0.0 still am i higly infective to my sex partner he is negative ..
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Decreased risk but: Unprotected sex in which a person is seronegative and the partner is seropositive with an undetectable viral load, the risk of transmitting HIV is substantially decreased. HOWEVER, 1&#41; there remains a risk -and more importantly 2&#41; Unprotected sex still places you at risk for other sexually transmitted infections such as herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and others.
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Current undetectable levels decreased the risk of transmission however why take a chance even with a low risk. Continuing to use protection will prevent transmission and also protect you from acquiring drug resistant HIV. Good luck and congratulations on your adherence to your treatment
3972 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 21, 2014
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