Negative 3 Months Post PEP

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Post-nPEP testing, do I need more?

I'm a big fan of yours. Please help answer my questions, I'll donate to your foundation.About 80 days ago, I had an condom-break accident with a csw. I was prescribed a course of PEP less than 5 hours later. About 2 days after the exposure, I took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If I decided someone needed a course of PEP, I would also advise them to follow the post-PEP testing guidelines. If information became available shortly after staring a course of PEP that indicated PEP was not really Read more »


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Follow up question Re: Post PEP

Remember me?I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isentress 96 hours after exposure for 2... Read more »
The Body

Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...days, so you really want to get that PEP in as quickly as possible. If you find subsequently that the source patient is HIV negative, can you discontinue PEP in the patient who was believed to have been exposed? There's just one caveat: If... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP the patient. (Not all seroconverters experience this.) Screen for HIV using standard antibody test in 4-6 weeks. Confirm negative results with follow-up tests in 3 and 6 months. Discuss and develop an HIV prevention plan. 1 If yes, nPEP... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...number of your sexual partners, practicing safer sex, correctly using condoms, etc.), rather than relying on PEP to stay HIV negative. If you are dealing with issues such as fear, guilt and similar emotions, then I strongly suggest you seek... Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...that although it wasn't ideal, at least I had some medication inside me, and to try not to worry. My 6-week test came back negative, but I was told that this was pretty much meaningless, as it was taken only 2 weeks after I finished the PEP. I... Read more »

Long story short, need info please!

Posted by elegant23, 2 Replies
...PEP treatment, for 30 days ( and I made it.. wow what a month !! ) anyway, after the course of the treatment I got 2 confirmed negative tests. I did stay with the guy because at that time our relationship seemed to be able to make it long into... Read more »

to the RN who seroconverted after 18 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...there. I hope you are well. I read your posts about you taking much longer than the stipulated window period to seroconvert---18 months! May I ask about your testing history? Did you test at 3, 6, 12 months? And then the final test at 18 months?... Read more »

Experts: Two Part Question

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
...on a bloodtest and/or delay the production of antibodies? (I know it effects a PCR test i.e. masking antigens). 2. I know 3 months is the benchmark, but I've read several posts around these boards and a few people say that 99.9% (probably not... Read more »
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