The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

HIV Life >> Women

New User

Reged: 04/26/12
Posts: 3
Serodiscordant hetrosexuals practising unsafe sex
      04/26/12 04:14 PM

Hi all,

I'm new here. My boyfriend and i got together about 8 months ago. He was actually my first love, he was always the one and this has been rekindled 18 years later. He disclosed to me very soon after we resumed contact and although i was devastated, i have learnt a lot, he is on medication and HIV does not scare me anywhere near what it did is key.

I wondered how many other magnetic hetrosexual couples are practising unsafe sex? We were told by our specialist that after a couple of months on ART, we could decide whether to use condoms or not. We chose the latter and have been having LOTS of unprotected sex. I know there is still a risk but based on a doctor saying the risk is very low and then the Swiss study, i'm thinking that most people are covering their arses when they say use protection....just incase one slips through the net.

How many other serodiscordants are not using condoms out there and how long have they stayed negative? Or is there anyone out there that has adhered to medication whithout any slip ups, been undetectable and not used condoms, only for their partner to still seroconvert??

I'm just trying to work out the level of risk here as when our doctor changed, he looked shocked at what the original doctor said.

Many thanks,

Post Extras: Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire thread
Subject Posted by Posted on
* Serodiscordant hetrosexuals practising unsafe sex Lunar76 04/26/12 04:14 PM
. * Re: Serodiscordant hetrosexuals practising unsafe sex simplyviolett   03/19/13 09:17 PM

What's New at

Additional Information
0 registered and 0 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  TheBody, bogart, gigi, riverprincess 

      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 3039

Jump to

Contact Us | Privacy Statement The Body

UBB.threads™ 6.2.3