Hiv Exposure Treatment
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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 »
University of North CarolinaHello thereResearch has shown that PEP has little or no effect in preventing HIV infection if it is started more than 72 hours after HIV exposure. HIV makes copies of itself once it enters your body and it takes about three days for it to spread... Read more »
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Posted by joe62, 2 RepliesHi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesLast sept (1999), I found out my 2-year boyfriend was HIV +. I checked out OK. Last week, we saw each other and had unprotected sex - sort of rough and I started to bleed. I went to my MD for a test and am getting the results tomorrow. Pray for... 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 Faith77, 1 ReplyAn HIV positive patient came to our hospital with perhaps tear duct block and I was asked to do Syringing of the eye by the ophthalmologist. I did the procedure without gloves because it is easier and also saw the nose with an endoscope. later on... Read more »
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