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Does HIV Symptoms Reappear 6 Months After Exposure

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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Hello Doctor,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...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Hello and thanks for your post.Your PEP regimen is a standard treatment for high-risk exposures. Overall, given that you started treatment very soon after exposure, your benefit from PEP should be at their maximum.However, Read more »

hiv symptoms after 10 months

hello, im having hiv symptoms after 10 months of possible exposure. hives, shortness of breath,... Read more »

Is the medicines after exposure of 6 months affect the HIV test results?

Sir,I had a sex with girl on the 21/12/08.In June,2009 I got fever, cold and cough. It has 7 days.... Read more »
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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...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... Read more »
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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Most new drugs have been tested by comparing them to zidovudine. "Early treatment" with zidovudine was tested in people with no symptoms of HIV disease. The study showed no benefit to taking zidovudine. But zidovudine is used as part of... Read more »
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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 »
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HIV Testing

...produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV even if you are infected. If you think you were exposed to HIV, you should wait for two months before being tested. You can also test right away and then again... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...sure the pills will prevent the virus. I'm very anxious, can't sleep and can't eat thinking on this 24h/day. I don't have HIV symptoms like fever (80% of hiv infected have fever in the first days/weeks), neither ganglions or skin rash. I know... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...Hello I've been very concerned lately because 6-8 months ago (could have been as early as 4 months ago) I noticed a small white spot on the side of my tongue. Initially I didn't think Read more »

Chest congestion symptom?..6 days past exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Right now Im only 6 days past my exposure incident. Would symptoms even appear this early?? I feel like I am getting some chest congestion. Kinda that tight feeling. Read more »

What is with 3 months vs 6 months? Get Dr. Bob!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I am so confused why Dr. Bob say 6 months if you are exposed to known + HIV person. Also, many here seems to support 6 months, while some do support 3 months. This is really ridiculous! Can Read more »