28 Days After Hiv Exposure

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HIV Exposure 21 Days Into PEP

I have been on pep for 21 days (Truvada) due to a condom break during receptive anal sex with a partner of unknown status. Today(day21) I let myself be convinced to have unprotected receptive anal sex with two new partners of unknown status, both...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not, I agree that's "exceedingly bad judgment"!!!I would not extend your course of PEP, but rather just complete your full 28-day course and then proceed on with post-PEP HIV-antibody testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months. I... Read more »

Inconsistent PEP usage after HIV exposure

During sex with a female prostitute the condom broke. I wiped myself off put on another condom and... Read more »


im taking truvada and kaletra for a 28 day preventive post exposure to hiv. will alcohol prevent... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...three months after your exposure. Window Period for HIV Is there any harm in waiting the full six months after my HIV exposure and getting tested for HIV once, rather than putting myself through the anxiety of one test at eight weeks,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...care setting at risk of getting HIV? " If you would like more information or have personal concerns, call CDC-INFO 24 Hours/Day at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en Español. Which body fluids transmit HIV? ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...than 3 days) after the exposure has occurred. PEP should NOT be seen as a substitute for practices that can help avoid HIV exposure in the first place, such as consistent and correct use of condoms, abstinence from sex or mutual monogamy... Read more »
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Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...intercourse, only having been inserted once and he pulled out, I was very tired and was sensitive to being outside in the sun. Two days afterwards, I had a soar throat and became sick. I had two canker sores on my tongue as well. After another... Read more »

test nuevos mas sensitivos

Posted by Anonymous
...detected within one month after infection. Consequently, in Sweden we now recommend only 3 months of follow-up after most cases of HIV exposure. Introduction TOP The detection of HIV antibody is a reliable method of HIV diagnosis except during... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...citation in article | PubMed 4. Lurie P, Miller S, Hecht F, Chesney M, Lo B. Postexposure prophylaxis after nonoccupational HIV exposure. JAMA 1998; 280:176973. First citation in article | PubMed Read more »
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