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Can You Get Ars 9 Weeks After Exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...Bottom Line For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Prophylaxis means disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a prescription. PEP should begin as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, but certainly within 72 hours....
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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 went to the Er and was prescribed Viread and combavir, will this lower my chances of contracting Hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...72 hours) after an exposure. I'll reprint some information below from the archives about PEP.Good luck.Dr. BobTreatment After Exposure to HIVAugust 24, 2007What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for... Read more »

Accidental HIV exposure and pregnancy

My wife is a family practice doctor and 9 weeks pregnant. During the delivery for one of her patients, she was exposed to birthing fluids in her eye. They performed an HIV test on the patient and determined she was HIV +ve. My wife now is taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk of HIV infection from a mucousal/eye exposure is very low (<< 1%). Combivir + Kaletra have been widely used (including by me) during pregnancy and overall has an acceptable Read more »

Massage Anxiety

Hi Doc,First of all, I wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year and pray for your good health. Your services are in deed commendable.I have been through with verious archives to seek a similar situation and "assumed" that my risk was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Tariq,1.Nope.2.Generally ARS-related symptoms occur two-four weeks after HIV primary infection.3.No.Your HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV testing is not warranted. The only reason to even consider Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure

Hello Doctor,I hope all is well on your end. Thank you in advance for your attention to my inquiry. My question is as follows:My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would recommend testing for hepatitis A,B, and C viruses. If you have never been exposed to HAV or HBV, then I would get immunized if you have never been vaccinated in the past.If this does not answer the question as Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

...(1995). Centers for Disease Control. "Case-Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health-Care Workers After Percutaneous Exposure to HIV Infected Blood. France, United Kingdom, and United States. January 1988 - August 1994." Morbidity and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Risk of Infecting Others The number of HIV particles in the blood is much higher during acute HIV infection than later on. Exposure to the blood of someone in the acute phase of infection is more likely to result in infection than exposure to... Read more »
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

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...would also be similarly inactivated by chlorination. To date, there have been no documented human cases of influenza caused by exposure to influenza-contaminated drinking water. Can 2009 H1N1 flu virus be spread through water in swimming pools,... Read more »
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9 1/2 weeks after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my doctor told me to test at two months i did it was negative he said i should be fine i dont understand i was going in for three month test and he denied it to me why is he saying two is just as good as three any opinions would be apreciated Read more »

ARS at 8-9 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible for ARS symptoms to show up about 8 to 9 weeks after a possible exposure? Read more »

9-10 weeks

Posted by calistoga, 1 Reply
...Can ARS appear 9-10 weeks post exposure? Can ARS be just one symptom or many? Read more »

Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I believe I was exposed to the Virus on Feb 7th. Had all the flu like symptoms, and still have not recovered. Still have the body pains, weight loss and Read more »