Could Pep Drugs Delay The Symptoms Of Ars
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI agree that it seems unlikely that the illness you had was ARS. If PEP did not work you would have had productive infection and symptoms right away. That you improved with an antibiotic further supports this. I would continue with the plan and... Read more »
Testing after PEP - Peculiar concerns (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2011) (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2011) (p24 ANTIGEN TESTING, 2011)Dear Doctor FauscinoWith my apologies if some of the questions below seem repetitive. I hope I do... Read more »
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Posted by flyer12, 1 ReplyHi all
I had a condom break with a CSW in early Feb and was put on PEP 24 hours later. I completed the course.
Since finishing PEP i have tested negative out to 9 weeks post PEP with DUO tests.
However 8 and a half weeks post PEP i came down with a... Read more »
Posted by Alex1664, 1 ReplyI Had a high risk experience with a Thai Ladyboy the exact details are a mystery as I was blind drunk. Anyway I got prescribed Truvada 30 hrs after the exposure and 14 days later I had diarrhoea for 5 days, Generalised swollen lymph nodes neck and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesThis is for all of those people who became very ill (flu-like symptoms, rash diahrea, etc)and believed those symptoms to be ARS related do to whatever type of sexual encounter...I being one of them. I found some information to back up my... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi all,
Been reading your posts for the past month, really helpful.
So here is my case: I had a pretty high risk exposure (condom slippage during sex with female prostitute).
The next day I went to the ER and got a PEP prescription (Combivir, I started... Read more »
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