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Female With Undetectable Viral Load And Risk Of Transmitting Hiv To A Man

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Undetectable Viral Load Infection and Superinfection (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

Thanks for your comments and information about the possibility that people with undetectable viral might be able to infect HIV negative people and contribute to HIV superinfection, but is there any research revealing the actual numbers of such...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...labor-intensive and highly expensive laboratory analysis. What has been conclusively proven is that HIVers with an undetectable HIV plasma viral load can transmit their virus to others. Generally speaking it is felt that superinfections (dual... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...spread HIV if there is no HIV infection . If you and your partners are not infected with HIV, there is no risk. An "undetectable viral load" (see Fact Sheet 125 ) does NOT mean "no HIV infection." If there is no contact with blood or sexual... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...because of behavior modification. 9 HIV treatment also decreases a person's infectivity if he or she achieves undetectable viral loads. People who are diagnosed earlier also have a lower risk of progression to AIDS. Unfortunately, an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection and Superinfection

...persons. Because of these medications, many HIV-infected persons are able to reduce levels of virus in the bloodstream (plasma viral load) to undetectable levels. Data suggest that HIV-infected persons with undetectable viral load are less... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...shows that HIV affectsmen and women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of HIV in the blood) compared to men who are newlydiagnosed Women generally have a faster disease... Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man Read more »

My condom slipped off while having sex?

Posted by Alexleuo, 2 Replies
...My condom slipped off while having sex with a sex worker. What is my risk? I am 35 years old male. Yestarday I was having sex with a sexual worker suddenly we both notice the condom was slipped off. Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »

Big mistake and I need advice!

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...He put one on, but then, I'm not sure) (Yes, I am ashamed I could even be so drunk- it's really not me to do that either!) My viral load is 0 and I have never given it to anyone, even people I had unprotected sex with. (My last very serious... Read more »