Growing evidence suggests that as HIV medicines become more efficacious, HIV-positive individuals taking antiretroviral medications are significantly less likely to transmit the virus to a sexual partner than someone not taking medication.In fact, in a study of almost 3,000 monogamous serodiscordant couples, it was found that with the use of antiretroviral therapy, only 3.4 percent of sexually active couples would transmit HIV from the infected to uninfected partner over a period of 100 years.
They were both just 19 when they found out Kyle carried the virus after they got tested together, back in July 2014."He grabbed my hand and pulled me to the back and gave me a big hug and told me, ' Josh, I came back positive,'" Gault told of the day Kyle's diagnosis came through.
"I said, ' Babe, I love you, this sucks, but I am going to be with you through everything.'"From there, they worked with a case worker to figure out next steps and treatment options.
Robert Huizenga, an associate professor of clinical medicine at the School of Medicine at University of California–Los Angeles, said on .
In response to Sheen's claim that it would be "impossible" for him to transmit the virus to his sexual partners due to the undetectable levels of the virus in his blood, Huizenga said that's not entirely accurate.
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