15 03, 2017

The “Undetectability” Of It All

By |2017-03-15T16:59:07-04:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

     For years, I’ve been reporting and writing about HIV/AIDS.  When I’ve asked individuals the question, “Would you be sexually intimate with someone who’s undetectable?,”  I’ve gotten some rather blunt and curt responses.   Here are three:     “Uh-uh.”     “But doesn’t pre-cum contain the virus?”     “Nah…I’ll think I’ll pass!”      However, the 44-member AIDS United Public Policy Committee—the largest and longest-running [...]

30 06, 2016

Precum & Blood: Hand in Hand

By |2016-06-30T08:58:31-04:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

     As result of antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, poz men who have a fully-suppressed viral load (as determined by blood testing) also have an undetectable viral load in their precum (pre-ejaculatory fluid).  Researchers in the United States studied 60 sexually active males with HIV who were on a stable antiretroviral regimen for at least three months.  All participants provided precum, semen and blood [...]

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