|Testimony that pep worked for me!!!
Sep 19, 2010
Hie. I had sex 6 months ago wit an infected person & the condom broke. All his sperm was in me almost lyk we didn't use a condom. I thot I was doomed coz I'm frm Africa & pep isn't at all talked about, I had no idea about pep! I stumbled upon this website & it's been by far the best bcoz u get to ask a question & u're answers as an individual. All other website talk about statistics, facts etc bt wen u go thru staff lyk possibily bieng infected by HIV u some tyms wish for personalized answers apart frm da statistics. Wel I learned about pep frm this website & under went the treatment in the 34th hour after exposure. Days that followed were filled horrific side effects & anxiety & lyk everyone else I posted a question with my own person expirience & within days got an answer wit re-assurance. It helped me get thru my treatment thou I skipped doses 3 tyms & only managed to take the treatment for 21 days bcoz of da side effects. I kept coming to this site for more answers & always got them! I never went back for testin & stopped visiting this site coz I was scared to know da truth. But a few days ago I came back to the site & went thru a lot of pples questions & da docs answers & from ther I was encouraged to go for da testing. My results came out negative despite the fact that I had sex wit a person whose HIV status is defnatly known to be positive. Thank u so much for dis wonderfull site, it helped me know abt pep, answer my questions, re-assured me wit pure facts, persnolised my expirienc & gav me courage to actually gt tested. If I hadn't returned to dis site I'd stil continue living my life thinkin I'm doomed!! To pple wit exposure to HIV & u got anxiety, I know wat u feel coz been thru it so I jus tel u all to hold on & keep da faith. Pep isn't 100% but be sure to be on it if u've been exposed. It cld help lyk it helped me!
| Response from Dr. Frascino
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