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28 Days After Hiv Exposure

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5 days on HIV Post-exposure meds

I recently had unprotected anal sex with a man where I was the insertive partner only. We both get tested regularly, and have both always been hiv-neg, so we didn't use condoms based on logic of serosorting. It had been about 4 months since...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Unfortunately we do not know how long is just right when it comes to PEP. The original data looked at 4 weeks so that is what we are stuck with.Some important considerations:- The chance that PEP would be effective days after an exposure seems very... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV Symptoms 3 days after exposure

About 2 months ago I had anal sex lasting 5 minutes and realized the condom broke. I noticed pain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Dakota: Man Sentenced for HIV Exposure

A 36-year-old Aberdeen, S.D., man was sentenced to 45 days in jail and five years probation Tuesday for intentionally exposing another person to HIV/AIDS. William K. Jenigen maintained his innocence in court last month. Circuit Judge Eugene... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Table of Contents Introduction PrEP to Prevent HIV Infection The Different Flavours of PrEP The Changing Terminology: Microbicides as a Form of PrEP What Is Being Researched? What Evidence Is Available So Far -- Does PrEP Work? Partial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Promoting Safe and Effective Use in the United States

New Tool to Reduce the Risk of HIV Infection Among Gay and Bisexual Men In November 2010, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the results of the iPrEx trial, a large research study examining whether a pill containing drugs used to... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after a known exposure. Currently, PEP is primarily intended for the prevention of infection... Read more »
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Can a possible HIV infection cause watery stool 7 days after the possible exposure?

Posted by TML1991, 1 Reply
I have had watery stool, and my stomach has made a lot of noise, but nothing else, for the last two days, starting one week after the exposure. This has me concerned. Also, can stress do this? And is there any condition that just causes watery... Read more »

Bruising within 5 days of exposure

Posted by Curly, 3 Replies
HAs anyone ever seen bruising within 5 days of hiv exposure? What are the main symptoms? Read more »

48 days after exposure...

Posted by MusicFan, 2 Replies
I got tested 48 days after being exposed to hiv. My partner had a blood transfusion and contracted the hiv virus. I had been tested just at the beginning of october and my exposer was December 21. Was only once and I got tested february 7 which was... Read more »

Scared of this sore throat at 116 days post exposure ?

Posted by Timmy, 1 Reply
Got tested 93,94 and 108 days by CMIA test - it came non reactive and also HIV RNA test at 108 days which was undetectable but I am again worried now after exhaustion, appetite loss , continuos sore throat and swollen lymph. And testing guidelines... Read more »