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Hiv Pep 72 Hours

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sex with an hiv+ man, PEP started outside 72 hour window

Dear DR. FrascinoI recently and stupidly had unprotected sex with a man almost 2 weeks ago; it was rather brief n mild, I was insertive, I used a lot lube, I did ejaculate, and I don't recall any blood on my penis after washing up. 4 days after the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was anything but a wise decision and does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV.I disagree with the decision to recommend PEP four days after an exposure, based on what we know about HIV pathogenesis. I would advise you discontinue PEP.HIV... Read more »

What is PEP?

This may be a stupid question but what is PEP? And thank you for providing this fourm. Read more »

after taking PEP fear of possible virus resistance

Dear Doc,I need ur opinion as HIV expert maybe u can help me.I am on holiday in Thailand ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...medications are only available with a prescription. PEP should begin as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, but certainly within 72 hours. Treatment with 2 or 3 ARVs should continue for 4 weeks, if tolerated. Researchers are also developing... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and for healthcare workers who have been exposed to HIV on the job. PEP must be started as quickly as possible, always within 72 hours of the exposure. Mother-to-Child Transmission HIV-positive mothers can pass the virus to their babies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teen Sex Assault Victims Rarely Finish HIV Meds

...University and colleagues noted. The researchers studied 145 adolescent patients seen at two urban emergency departments within 72 hours of sexual assault. Ninety-six percent of the patients were female; 37 percent were white, 38 percent black,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Arab Emirates: Sale of Drugs to Cut HIV Infection Allowed

...(ARV) drugs for HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) across the country, officials said recently. The drugs, if taken within 72 hours of exposure to the virus, can reduce the chances of HIV infection by about 79 percent. PEP will be available... Read more »
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Should I do PEP? I can't seem to get my doctor!!!

Posted by sd92103, 1 Reply
...t-cell count, but so... what does all that mean to me, the person who could have just exposed himself to HIV? I read up on PEP, and it seems like it will be an uncomfortable month for me if I go on this treatment, but it could save me from... Read more »

hiv from dipping? help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey. so i left a message last night that wasnt clear. sorry. basically, i had protected receptive anal sex. BUT in the very beginning we did 'dip' where he stuck it in me once for about 2 seconds and i immediately told him to pull out which he... Read more »


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. Read more »

In MIddle of PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am on the fourth day of a 28 day PEP program after a risky exposure with a confirmed HIV+ MSM. As of yet I have not experienced any real side effects of the meds, Read more »