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Additional HIV exposures.
Aug 15, 2013

20 days after starting PEP with my partiner who is negative, we had additional HIV exposure for a few seconds although i did not ejaculate on her. Should we extend PEP period?

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

If you had a sufficiently risky exposure (and I'm not sure that what you describe is), then, yes I would view this as a new HIV exposure and recommend 28 days of PEP.

I'd suggest speaking to your care provider about the specifics and for their advice.

Hope that helps. BY



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