HIV+ Dating Doctor dating a HIV positive girl

The very fact that you know that your partner is HIV positive means that you can take due precautions.
If neither of you has any other sexually transmitted disease, the chance of getting infected through vaginal sex is estimated to be about 0.3%. Using condoms during sexual intercourse reduces this infection chance by a further 95%. In most countries, medication for HIV is available immediately upon diagnosis. The medicines are very effective and reduce the virus numbers in the blood, semen and vaginal fluids to almost undetectable levels. In fact research is showing that individuals with HIV who are on regular and correct medication are effectively non-infective. So, if your HIV positive partner is taking medication for HIV (called Anti Retroviral Therapy or ART), and you take precautions of using condoms during sexual intercourse, the chances of you getting infected are negligible.

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_Duta Doctor is a qualified doctor. However Duta Doctor's advice is generic and can never replace a consultation with your personal physician.

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