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If a HIV married couple are on HIV medications would it better to use a condom for safe sex?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Just because both partners have HIV doesn't mean it's the same strain.
There is a phenomenon called " swarming" where a persons wild type virus is replaced by another. It is important.

In brief: Yes

Just because both partners have HIV doesn't mean it's the same strain.
There is a phenomenon called " swarming" where a persons wild type virus is replaced by another. It is important.
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes but clarify

I am assuming you are referring to one member of the couple having HIV and is on medication.
Condom use is never 100% protective in preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, however, a condom use is better than not using anything. Another member asked about use of a female and male condom; this would also be beneficial but not 100% protective.

In brief: Yes but clarify

I am assuming you are referring to one member of the couple having HIV and is on medication.
Condom use is never 100% protective in preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, however, a condom use is better than not using anything. Another member asked about use of a female and male condom; this would also be beneficial but not 100% protective.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: New HIV info

We now know that HIV positive humans on effective medication are not in any way able to transmit HIV to anyone.
They are now proven to be functionally HIV negative. Couples no longer are advised to wear condoms in monogamous relationships.

In brief: New HIV info

We now know that HIV positive humans on effective medication are not in any way able to transmit HIV to anyone.
They are now proven to be functionally HIV negative. Couples no longer are advised to wear condoms in monogamous relationships.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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