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Acute Infection 5 Days After Exposure

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No sleep from 2 days! (NON-OCCUPATIONAL POST EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I am a 26 yr old male from Tulsa, Oklahoma. I had unprotected viginal sex 2 days before with an unknown girl. I have been loyal to my girl friend till now. I don't know the HIV status of that girl, but she accepted that she had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of this forum. You should find the information and testimonials enlightening and reassuring.Good luck.Dr. BobTreatment After Exposure to HIVAugust 24, 2007What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis?Prophylaxis means disease prevention. Post-exposure... Read more »

What should I expect from post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) medication?

Hi everyone, I'm very new to this so please bare with me. As yet I've not had a positive test, but... Read more »

Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...TDF/FTC, in conjunction with behavioral interventions, in reducing sexual HIV acquisition in a multinational population of MSM exposed to HIV through high-risk sex. 4 A recent safety study of PrEP with TDF among 400 MSM in the United States... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Hepatitis B Vaccines Box 4: Groups Recommended for Preexposure Hepatitis B Vaccination Table 5: Postexposure Prophylaxis for Exposure to Hepatitis B Virus in Correctional Settings Box 5: Method to Determine Cost-Effectiveness of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...as razors or toothbrushes with an infected person Direct contact with the blood or open sores of an infected person Exposure to blood from needlesticks or other sharp instruments Can a person spread Hepatitis B and not know... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...overall most reliable way for individuals to learn their HIV status. That being said, individuals who have had a recent exposure to HIV and experience symptoms consistent with seroconversion (flu-like symptoms), can request a viral load test... Read more »
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am I infected?

Posted by Jimmyjjjx, 1 Reply
...you will be easily able to spot them and avoid them. Contracting HIV HIV is not a hearty virus and does not survive well if exposed to the elements or saliva. Net result: condoms work, use them. If they fail, they fail catastrophically and you... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and 5th week I got CBC done. High Lymph >50%, low neuts Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...Signs and symptoms After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...and the speed of disease progression. Signs and symptoms After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very... Read more »