SEX IN AFRICA-YOUR THOUGHTS ON RISK PLEASE
Feb 14, 2013
I had sex with a hiv+ person, for sure they are after tests..during sex the condom burst twice, first time she was dry, so it popped and i pulled out in 5 seconds, second time just before i came it ripped had two strokes and pulled out, third time it never broke, after sex had an abrassion on my glan. Took combibvir at 16hrs and a specialist added me alluvia at 80hrs....I thought 72hrs was the cut off time?? Pls help, i understand combivir does not work as PEP on its own??
Response from Mr. Cordova
When PEP is administered it is done with more than one medication. Combivir would not typically be prescribed on its own. 72 hours is the cut-off time for PEP.
Your risk alone was not terribly high. You were the insertive partner, you used a condom, and even though it broke - the amount of time you were inside your partner unprotected was limited. I do not think transmission occurred in this situation.
Follow up with a 90 day test to be certain.
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