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Help, condom broke
Oct 23, 2006

I'm HIV pos and while having sex with my partner the condom broke. I din't ejaculate but did pre cum. Would it be safe for him to take my meds this one time just incase?

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

I generally never recommend that anyone take medicines, especially HIV meds, without a treaters supervision.

While PEP makes a lot of sense and a first quick dose is often done in this circumstance, an effective PEP regimen should last 4 weeks.

Talk to your (or your partner's) healthcare provider ASAP to get on continuous medications. BY



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