The risks of transmitting HIV are different for men and women, and your provider can give you information to help you conceive safely.
However, the CDC does not recommend serosorting as a safer sex practice.
Among the reasons it is not recommended is that serosorting does not protect against other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), syphilis, and herpes.
If you are living with HIV, you may be wondering whether you can ever date or get married. ” It’s true that the issue of having a sexual relationship with a partner can cause anxiety when you are living with HIV.
But you have to remember—“living with HIV” means just that: Living!
There is also the risk of HIV re-infection (infection with another strain of HIV), which can result in harder-to-treat HIV superinfection.
Having HIV does not prevent you from dating or marrying—it just may require a little more responsibility and trust from you and your partner.Disclosing your HIV-positive status to a potential intimate partner may be one of the most personal and stressful situations you will face.