Aug 12, 2012
i am a young guy diagnosed 3 months ago and already on arv treatment, recent cd4 is 300 and viral load is around 400. right now im worried for superinfection because i just had one unprotected sex from this guy i met in the internet here in us.. my question is what is my chance of getting superinfected? i am devastated right now that i commit the same mistakes again because i cannot control myself to seek for sex.. i will have my doctor visit in august and im worried that i will have a bad results because i might be superinfected.. pls help and reassure me on what is my chance of being reinfected again and affect my arv treatment and my whole life..
Response from Mr. Cordova
I would not be too concerned. There is not much risk from a one-time occurrence. Repeatedly exposing yourself to a strain of HIV that is resistant to the medication you are on could eventually cause a problem.
It sounds like you know that it's best if you have protected sex. I would go with that feeling. Accidents happen. I would not be too hard on yourself.
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