Oct 31, 2012
Dear Doctor, In Thailand (and yes it was stupid). Had sex with sex worker. Condom come back bloodied and I failed to check if broken. also was using my fingers for penetration. the lady was very apologetic. Have headache, diarrhea this morning. thinking of going back to home country and getting PEP before 72 hours. should arrive home at 34 hour mark. What should I do?
| Response from Dr. Henry
I you can reach her might ask if she has been tested recently for HIV-if negative then risk would appear low and PEP usually not necessary. If unknown or positive for HIV then would consider starting PEP regimen within 72 window. KH
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