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Can Pep Change Hiv Test

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Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I understand you must have tons of questions to answer so I'll try to be as short as I can. I went to the ER after a possible exposure, they called the ID doctor that was on call and he decided that my risk were "low-moderate"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...PEP-related side effects or toxicities, monitor for and evaluate any possible ARS symptoms and arrange for an interpret all post-PEP HIV tests. Having to take a course of PEP is indeed stressful. Having an HIV specialist involved can... Read more »

switching nevirapine with efavirenz after 2 weeks from PEP

i have been treated with PEP after 12 hours of possible exposure. i was having sex with a girl and... Read more »

POst PEP Antibody Test And Acute Symtoms

Hello Dr. Bob,I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isenress 96 hours after exposure for 2... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

...December 2006, 446 patients sought PEP. Ninety-one patients had occupational exposure. Of these 51 were males, and 72 accepted HIV testing. HIV was detected in 48 of 52 source patients; median exposure-PEP time was three hours (range: 0.3-96... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...I will discuss circumstances when PEP may be considered, and when PEP is not recommended. These suggestions are subject to change, as further information becomes available. One paper on this issue that has already been published in the medical... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

What You Should Know About . . . PEP! (The "Morning After" Pill)

...Assess HIV risk behavior during interval since prior visit. Reinforce prevention messages. Assess adherence with medication. Test for HIV-antibodies at six weeks, twelve weeks and six months. Assess symptoms and signs of primary HIV infection. ... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...questionable reliability are marketed illegally over the Internet and in newspaper and magazine advertisements. Rapid Test Rapid tests for HIV are assays that detect antibodies to HIV within minutes. Many of these tests use easily collected... Read more »
Connect With Others

hiv risks?

Posted by ben7206, 3 Replies
...is testing or PEP warranted? n if a 6,7,8,9, or 10 week test isn't definitive but extremely encouraging, what's the chance it changes from negative 2 positive? Read more »

The anxiety is killing me

Posted by miamiman36, 2 Replies
...as the bottom. Can you please help me. I cant believe this! I was going to call the doctor for the Pep medicine. I just did a hiv test last 2 weeks and was neg. What do I do now! Please help me. Does this require a test? i wasnt in him that long... Read more »

doctors are ignorant

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 4 Replies
...doctor today i was going to ask for one last hiv antibody test and the first thing he said to me was he wanted to give me another hiv test because of my symptoms when i told him i had tested outside of the window period he snickered at me and... Read more »

re: Help me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...die. i wonder who can get me out this dead problem. I am in Vietnam now. I would like to ask you there are any chances i can change my situation or i must wait for a month, 3 month, and 6 month? I am very sad, stressful. I know that i have a weak... Read more »