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Will PEP help me (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Dear Doctor Frascino,I had written to you earlier also. I do understand that sheer volume of mail does not permit you to answer every mail.I made the mistake of seeing a sex-worker and had vaginal intercourse with her. I used a condom, and I think...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,From the information you provided I would not have recommended a course of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). You are correct that oil-based lubricants applied to latex condoms can cause the latex to denature making them more likely to fail... Read more »

Re: What happens in Vegas...PEP HELP

Thank you for your reply,I understand your position on the PEP being offered, however in your... Read more »

PEP help......

I would really appreciate a recommendation regarding if I should begin PEP treatment. The scenario... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

PEPping Up Your HIV Defenses

Evidence that post-exposure treatment (PEP) with zidovudine is associated with a significant (79%) decrease in the risk of occupational transmission of HIV (usually after a needlestick accident) has propelled many to consider post-sexual exposure... Read more »
Project Inform

Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Introduction Why Do People Use PEP? Occupational vs. Non-Occupational How Do You Assess Your Risk of Exposure? What Are Your Options? What Are Reasons to Not Use nPEP? Choosing an nPEP Regimen -- Which One? Which Two NRTIs Should You... 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 »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

What is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)?

Why PEP Now? There is no cure for AIDS. And there is no proof that post- exposure prophylaxis (PEP) can actually work as a so-called "morning after" pill in humans exposed to HIV through sex or injection drug use (IDU). Avoiding internal exposure... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
Hi all,

I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month.
My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected.

Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure... Read more »

i need the anwers,pls help? pep and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
REGARDS BROTHERS, I HAVE HEARD THAT THE TREATMENT ANTIVIRAL WITH WHEN IT (IS) IS USED TO ANTICIPATE(ADVANCE) YOU (THERE (PREPARES) 28 DAYS THAT THE DOCTOR INDICATES, LENGTHEN THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, I HAVE FOR NEGATIVE ELISA TO 7 WEEKS BUT I TOOK PEP,... Read more »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 2 Replies
About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days.

I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).

I started... Read more »

GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
I see your opinion and expertise are valued in this forum and I would love to have your opinion on my risk level and chances of contracting HIV.

Please read my post below (titled "Help ... HIV or PEP Rash"). Read more »