|positive in negative couples
Aug 26, 2012
Im maurice i just found out im positive intold my partner... in we where wondering wat we can an cant do anymore now that impositivein he isnegative.... are we still ok to do everythign
| Response from Dr. Henry
You need to discuss the situation with your HIV physician. More and more pxs are starting HIV treatment relatively soon after finding out they are infected. The advantages of that approach are two fold: 1) optimal clinical benefit regarding protection against HIV related illness, and 2) significantly decreased risk for transmission to others once px is doing well on treatment. In general safe sex (ie use of a condom) is still recommended for couples wherein one is HIV infected and doing well on treatment. Condoms protect against pregnancy and other sexually transmitted infections like syphilis and gonorrhea. With proper education HIV+ persons can usually have an active sex life . KH
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