How Long Should It Take for My HIV Viral Load to Become Undetectable?
June 1, 2015
No one likes to play the waiting game, especially when it comes to their health. Many people living with HIV just want to be their healthiest self, which often means getting to an undetectable viral load. The time it takes to reach that milestone can vary. On his personal Tumblr, Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., an HIV doctor at Southwest CARE Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, answers questions from people living with HIV who are concerned about a number of issues, including their viral load.
On May 18, 2015, an anonymous user asked:
How long did it take you to get to undetectable? Did you worry about it? Discuss in the comments below.
Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H., is the associate medical director of specialty services at Southwest CARE Center in New Mexico. You can ask him a question directly on his Tumblr page, Ask Dr. Joel.
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