|is there a large chance of passing hiv to a partner if one is on atripla for 6 yrs and recent bloodwork shows undetected?
Aug 30, 2012
the title is my question. im healthy i take my atripla every day. bloodwork last month came out high levels of white cells and i am undetected. i heard that being undetected there is a very slim chance of passing the hiv to a negative individual. is this true if i am not ejaculating inside of a woman? i am asking because with past girlfriends there have been accidents where a condom broke. thank you god bless.
| Response from Dr. Wohl
The risk of transmission is significantly reduced with HIV therapy. IS the risk as low as zero? Probably not. The viral load in the blood may not reflect the viral load in the semen. So, the risk is low but it is not impossible.
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