|sex when both partners infected
Dec 18, 2004
Does unprotected sex increase the risk of HIV viral load increase/CD4 decrease when both partners are already infected? That is one partner infected the other previously
Response from Dr. Lee
Yes, the receptive partner is at significant risk of increased viral loads with continued "innoculations" with additional viruses (especially if the other partner develops a resistant virus and passes that as well). Safer sex between infected partners is important.
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