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Oct 23, 2005

on October 20th, I was exposed to HIV infected blood. I work at a dialysis clinic, and as I was drawing a lab from the patient I was somehow sprayed with his blood in an open wound. The hospital prescribed Combivir. I researced on the internet and found out this is a drug that TREATS HIV patients, should I continue to take the medication since I'm not sure if I have been infected?

Is this drug considered a Post-exposure prophylaxis?

Thanks in advance.

Response from Dr. Young

Yes, Combivir (AZT + 3TC) is both a medication used for the treatment of HIV infection and for post-exposure prophylaxis. BY

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