Question: Can a HIV-positive person marry?

Despite challenges, an HIV diagnosis does not preclude dating, marrying, or having a family. The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy transformed the HIV experience of illness restoring individuals ability to live normal lives managing HIV as a chronic illness.Despite challenges, an HIV diagnosis does not preclude dating, marrying, or having a family. The advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy transformed the HIV experience of illness restoring individuals ability to live normal lives managing HIV

Is it possible to have HIV and not give it to your partner?

You can only get HIV from someone who is infected with HIV, and even then only if you are involved in risky activities that can spread the virus. But even people who have sex with only one person can get HIV. There is no risk of transmitting HIV between two people who are both uninfected.

Can a wife be HIV positive and the husband negative?

For couples with one spouse infected with HIV and another not infected with HIV is called “HIV sero-different couples”. The spouse of couple being first diagnosed HIV infection is called “Index spouse” and the spouse being tested HIV negative is called “HIV-negative spouse” in this study.

Can HIV positive get married in India?

“The law will not permit them to get married. It depends on whether someone takes a couple to court for marrying despite being HIV positive,� he said.

Is it safe to date an HIV positive person?

HIV passes from one person to another during sex through body fluids like semen, vaginal fluid, and anal mucus. But with the right precautions, you can have sex with almost no risk of passing the virus to your partner. One way to be safe is to take antiretroviral treatment (ART).

What is a normal CD4 count in a healthy person?

A normal CD4 count ranges from 500–1,200 cells/mm3 in adults and teens. In general, a normal CD4 count means that your immune system is not yet significantly affected by HIV infection.

How fast can CD4 count increase?

The median baseline CD4 cell count was 175 cells/mm3. After an initial rapid increase in the first month after HAART (97.2 cells/mm3 a month), increases in CD4 cell counts continued less rapidly (11.6 cells/mm3 a month). This increase slowed by 2.4 cells/mm3 a month after one year.

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