Hiv Exposure Prevention
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, PEP, if appropriately prescribed and taken, can decrease the chance of infection following an HIV exposure. PEP is most effective when started as soon as possible (and no later than 72 hours) after an exposure. I'll reprint some... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I would recommend:1. Level with your wife if you have not already done so.2. Continue your full 28-day course of PEP and follow the post-PEP testing guidelines (HIV-antibody tests at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I think you may be confused. Let me try to explain. First off, I do not downplay the usefulness of knowing one's viral load, if (and that's a big if) one is HIV-positive. What I have repeatedly tried to stress is that due to limitations... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello RT,This is one of the reasons I feel strongly that anyone who has sustained an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP should be followed by an HIV specialist. HIV specialists are best trained to evaluate and document a... Read more »
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Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Replyhello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »
Posted by jason22, 2 RepliesI have a question that I could not find addressed anywhere online. I know that the window period for HIV testing is stated as being anywhere from 6 weeks to 6 months, with many places saying 3 months.
What I do not understand is, what kind of... Read more »
Posted by MF2010Hi 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 »
Posted by AIDS2HIVAnonymous
#211226 - 10/10/06 11:47 AM Reply Quote
OH gosh, I'm miserable? Nope. Sorry.
It's just that you're much too easy a target not to pick on. so I will go with compassionless. People like you just... Read more »
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