May 25, 2009
Hi, I've been negative ever since and week before last I tested for PCR (HIV) and still negative. 3days ago I had sex with my ex boyfriend and the condom busted. I asked him to go for a test and he agreed but my question is should I take PEP because it need to be taken within 72hrs of exposure or should I wait for his result? Anxious!!
Response from Dr. Young
If you've had a possible exposure, time is of the essence. One could start PEP and always stop if additional information (ie, a negative test) emerges.
Be well (and safe), BY
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