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HIV 1 And 2

HIV 1 And 2

If your HIV positive 1, and your on daily medication.
Can you still contract HIV 2?
(For an example) lets say someone has HIV 2 and the other person has HIV 1
But HIV 1 person takes a daily HIV medication.
Can that person still contract HIV 2.

Basically if you're already positive can you still contract, a different HIV strand....

I know taking medication keeps your numbers good.
But does it help from getting a different strain??

A myHIVteam Member said:

Condom might help.

posted about 2 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

That's a great question, I'd think you'd have to make sure that medicine works against it. Biktarvy has HIV-1 written all over it. It doesn't have any indications for HIV -2.

posted about 2 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Hope this helps Steve☺

edited, originally posted about 2 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I guess the real question is if someone has HIV 1 and is taking an ART, shouldn't the HIV 2 cells be blocked by the ART?

I thought the ART meds worked for HIV 1 and 2.


posted about 1 month ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

@A myHIVteam Member
I'll let you know what I find out....
I was always wondering about this?...

posted about 2 months ago
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