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HIV testing and PEP

Hi Doc,I had sex with Russian prostitute twice during the same night in Bangkok. First time, the condom had stayed on till the end and I had taken it out safely myself but during second intercourse her vagina was a bit dry and hence, because of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated statistical risk would be less, as we don't know the HIV stats of your Ruskie hooker. PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is recommended only for significant exposures to HIV. It is most effective when begun as... Read more »

Re-May I Stop PEP (2 days early)

I have to see her because she is the one that works with the hospital and the one who was assigned... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

... Although giving a "rape survivor the option of forcing a suspect to be tested for HIV under court order would seem to be useful for the survivor's health and peace of mind," mandatory "HIV testing doesn't get rape Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

... What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line Read more »
The Body

Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...Introduction --> I'm here today with Dr. Antonio Urbina from St. Vincent's Medical Center in New York, where he is director of HIV education. Dr. Urbina, tell me about the new initiative. We received a grant from the New York State Department... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...a question please, i don't mean to be questioning your advise in any way but i didn't know there were different subtypes of hiv i thought it was only hiv 1 and 2 as it turns out there's subtypes which are more predominant in africa well as it... Read more »

Major anxiety - do I need PEP?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply address my anxiety and depression that has arose because of this issue. Also, I have developed a deep fear of contracting HIV. This morning, I found a wrapper for a hypodermic needle under my bed. I have NO idea why it would be there, only... Read more »

Confirmed Source Positive / I am so Scared!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...about. 3. From the experiences the forum has seen, what do you think my chances are? I have no open sores, but if she has HIV I believe that it is safe to say that she may have other STD's. I have read so much that I am sure that alot of... Read more »

so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My name is Sara. I am hiv positive. Have been for 3 years. I have been with my boyfriend for 2 of those years. I am now scared that i may have infected Read more »