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Undetectable Status Risk To Others

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My goal to reach undetectable status

Hello Dr. I just got my very first counts results (VL:2500, Tcells:440, CD4%:30%).Am still waiting for the genotype analysis, Once I get it my Dr and I will decide when I going to start on meds.1) Would you recomend me to wait for a re-test in...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Yes, I would favor option #1, to wait for a few months and repeat the tests.The most recent HHS Guidelines advise that you and your doctor start medications when the CD4 cell count is below 350 cells/ml. They also advise that when the CD4 cell... Read more »

Same status risk?

I was just recently dating a guy who is also positive. I precum a lot and he was scared to give me... Read more »
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News & Views: Undetectable Transmission Risk = Zero?; Chronic Pain; The Poverty-HIV Link; and More

HIV News & Views, March 6, 2014 - TheBody.com March 6, 2014 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic... Read more »
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Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used

The sexual transmission of HIV occurs after an exposure to fluids that contain HIV, such as semen and fluids from the vagina and rectum. The amount of virus in these fluids (also known as viral load) is the most important factor that determines... Read more »
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The 52nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC 2012)

HIV Status Tied to Greater Risk of Death Following Heart Attack, Large Examination of Hospital Records Finds HIV-infected people who are hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are significantly more likely to die than their... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV ... Read more »
Connect With Others

disclosing status

Posted by matteo, 3 Replies
i have been undetectable for 6 years, with a cd4 in the 650-800 range, on regular antiretroviral , and healthy. i have met someone i am falling in love with and have seen each other regularly for a month, we have engaged in kissing and heavy... Read more »

other poz women in mixed status relationships?

Posted by artemis, 10 Replies
hi ~ i am new here. i am 29, female, poz, with a neg guy for the last couple years. it is such a journey. we do a pretty good job at staying open with our communication and sometimes the hiv feels like a miniscule issue, sometimes like an... Read more »

Lying about HIV status consequences?

Posted by John_Ortiz, 1 Reply
11 months ago I was cruising online and found this semi-attractive guy who claimed he was a bottom. I ended up meeting with this guy and asked him if he had any condoms with him, but he said no and I asked him if he was DDF and HIV- and he said yes... Read more »

22 poz..stopped taking meds/not disclosing status

Posted by Anonymous, 16 Replies
i was diagnosed hiv+ december 2003. i had an insane viral load of over a million. my initial cd4 was 280. i began taking medication and within 2 months i gained back the 50 pounds of weight i lost and became healthier than ive ever been before. i... Read more »