The Two And A Half Men star admitted he has disobeyed his doctor and that since abandoning conventional drugs, the traces of HIV in his blood have risen from undetectable to detectable.
In a pre-recorded segment on The Dr Oz Show, he revealed: “I’m been off my meds for about a week now. Am I risking my life? Sure. So what? “I was born dead. That part of it doesn’t bother me at all.”
However he admitted that the rising levels of the virus in his blood had given him pause for thought.”I’m a little off my game because right before I walked out here, I got some results I was disappointed about. I had been non-detectable, non-detectable and checking the blood every week and then found out the numbers are back up.”
Mexican Dr Sam Chachoua will take the Hollywood icon under his care as he attempts to develop an HIV vaccine.He claims he is so certain the treatment will work, that he has injected himself with some of Sheen’s blood.”I drew some blood from him and I injected myself with it and I said, ‘Charlie, if I don’t know what I’m doing, then we’re both in trouble now aren’t we?'” he said on the show.
Meanwhile, Sheen’s personal physician Dr Robert Huizenga was quick toe press his disappointment in the move.
“It would just break my heart if you did anything where you threw that opportunity… away and went back to where we were several decades ago. It would just break my heart if we were to risk returning to that horrible part of our history.”
“I didn’t see it as Russian roulette. I didn’t see it as a complete dismissal of the conventional course we’ve been on. I’m not recommending that anyone – I’m presenting myself as a type of guinea pig.”
Sheen first vowed to find a cure to HIV last month.