Our expert says:
The use of ARVs in your particular situation is important for the following reasons. To decrease the risk of transmission of HIV virus in an IVF cycle then one would use a procedure called ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection). However this procedure should only be used ideally in the HIV positive males when the viral load is undetected.
ARVs are then used in this case to enable to reach that point that the HIV virus is undetectable and therefore an ideal situation to then achieve a pregnancy.
Answered by: Dr Y.M Dasoo
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