If a person is undetectable and stays on treatment, they cannot pass HIV on to a partner.
No study has ever shown HIV transmission from someone with an undetectable viral load.
" src=" alt="Love is in my blood" width="357" height="270" srcset=" sizes="(max-width: 357px) 100vw, 357px" /What would be wrong would be for me to preach and be all self-righteous. What they tell you in Sex Ed lessons is, at best, how to protect yourself.
I could easily flip the table and go “UN-BE-LIE-VABLE. Usually, it’s divided in 2: boys should always wear a condom; girls should take the pill. *everyone blushes, looking at the ceiling* Alright then, class dismissed! Some activities are obviously more dangerous than others.
A person with HIV becomes 'undetectable' when treatment suppresses the virus to a level so low in their blood that it cannot be detected by measurements.
I knew how to reduce the risks of being infected (yeah, that served me well! Simply because it didn’t affect me, therefore I didn’t care much.
I say it isn’t wrong because it would be hypocritical for me to say otherwise: once upon a time, I was HIV negative and I did not know that much about living with the condition.
If you maintain an undetectable viral load (see fact sheet 125,) chances are good that you won’t pass your HIV infection to your partner.
However, there are several important things to remember: It is rare for a partner with an undetectable viral load to transmit HIV.