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Hiv And Post Exposure Treatment

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Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobFollow-up: What to test for? Nov 5, 2010Hi.Dr.Bob;If i test negavtive for HIV-1 and HIV-2, 10 days from now (14 week post exposure test) i will most certainly believe the result that HIV-1/2 not the cause. What i will then believe is that... Read more »

hiv exposure, post exposure prophylaxis and rash

hello,i'm a resident physician and was recently exposed to an HIV infected pt. i sustained a... Read more »

Updated HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Guidelines

I recently got stuck with a needle which was in an HIV positive patient's gum. The needle did not... 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

... "In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post-Exposure HIV Drugs Won't Boost Risky Behavior

... Providing antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to people after they may have been exposed to HIV is an effective way to prevent them from becoming infected and does not appear to promote high-risk behavior in people who Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New California Law Could Increase Access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis HIV Medication

...Department of Health Services to form a task force aimed at creating treatment guidelines for inadvertent sexual or needle exposure to HIV could help increase access to post-exposure prophylaxis, or PEP, medication, the Sacramento Bee ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government Inaction, Misinformation Undermine South African HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program Success, Report Says

...Vegas Sun (Zavis, AP/Las Vegas Sun , 3/3). The South African government in April 2002 announced that it would provide post-exposure prophylaxis antiretroviral treatment for survivors of rape and sexual assault as part of a "comprehensive care... 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 Read more »

Need help and assurance - peculiar exposure

Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
...mark after warts appeared. Herpes, HIV 1/2, Hep B/C, Sypillus, Gonn and Cly - all negative at 60 day mark. 1) Could I have been exposed to HIV due to that foreskin-handjob incident? Started having symptoms....also what about the rubbing and boob... Read more »

occupational exposure

Posted by stars, 1 Reply
...I have just this week had an occupational exposure. I stuck myself with an instrument from a patient known to be Hep B and HIV positive. Although academically I understand Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they Read more »