Aug 1, 2011
Hi, i have been HIV+ for almost a year, and i was put on meds straight after the diagnosis, i contracted HIV in July 2010 and started meds in September, I want to stop taking the medication to see how my body responds as ive been undetectable since November I currently take truvada and issentress, with no complications or side effects
| Response from Dr. Henry
Stopping HIV meds generally results in a return of HIV levels to the pretreatment levels, a fall in CD4 count, and increased infection risk to others if engaging in unsafe behaviors (ie needle sharing or sex without condoms). You should discuss with your HIV provider. KH
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