|undetectable is sitll contagious?
Jun 26, 2011
Hi, I am hiv+, undetectable viral load, T-cells about 500, which I consider good numbers, especially since I have no aparent symptoms at the moment. I would like to know if, despite these numbers, I can still pass hiv to somebody else if I am the bottom in a sexual relationship with no condom. Are chances high that my active (top) partner get the virus from me?
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
Although transmission of HIV is significantly reduced when the viral load is undetectable, undetectable does not necessarily mean noninfectious.
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