Rectal intercourse as well as the chance of HIV transmission

Key points

  • The estimated risk of infection is zero for unprotected anal intercourse with an HIV-positive partner with a fully suppressed viral load.
  • If HIV just isn’t completely suppressed by effective treatment, rectal intercourse without condoms is really a high-risk path of intimate HIV transmission for the insertive and partner that is receptive.
  • Intimately sent infections as well as the partner that is HIV-positive recently contaminated boost the danger of transmission.

In the event that HIV-positive partner is using antiretroviral therapy and has now a completely suppressed viral load (‘undetectable’), the possibility of HIV transmission through rectal intercourse is zero. Weiterlesen