Aug 5, 2012
I am undetectable, viral load is less than 20, and my cd4 count is 1485. I am doing well on meds, but I do want to have a child. It is a regret I want to have. what is the risk of impregnating a person? I know I wont be around forever, but I really want to be a father.
Response from Dr. Wohl
It is complicated. The risk is probably not zero but is very low. Much also has to do with who you want to impregnate. Is this a partner? Is she willing to accept the very small risk of infection? Would she feel better if in addition she took PrEP (HIV medication to prevent infection)?
I would talk with your HIV doctor and consider having your partner join the discussion.
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