“I was in shock that simply sleeping with probably close to a hundred men throughout my 20s …
and not being strict about using condoms could have such a serious consequence.”In the piece, Fratti, now 33, reveals that as a heterosexual white woman she didn’t believe she was at risk for contracting the virus.
To date, an undetectable load is almost always achieved with daily doses of antiretroviral drugs.
But a number of clinical trials - including PRO-140 by Cyto Dyn, which Charlie Sheen is involved in - hope to be developing treatments that could be administered on a weekly or fortnightly basis.
As someone who is outwardly HIV-positive, I often get the privilege of hearing from other newly diagnosed people from across the country.
No study has ever shown HIV transmission from someone with an undetectable viral load.Five years ago, at the age of 28, Karen Fratti was diagnosed with HIV.“The positive result almost didn’t compute at first,” Fratti began in a powerful essay for Redbook published on Tuesday, January 24.People just like you who are interested in meeting others for friendship, companionship, and of course, love.You'll find people from all walks of life and we are here to help you find Your Special Someone.Karen Fratti was 28, living with her then-boyfriend in New York City, when she decided to get her first HIV test five years ago. She merely thought she might as well add it to the list of things to test at her annual check-up.