Is there a chance?
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
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