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Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Other non-occupational HIV PEP programs may be available through emergency rooms or local clinics. Your city or state department of public health may have more information about HIV nPEP programs in your area. This list merely reflects formal programs that we are aware of at the time of publication. Commentary The decision to use nPEP is a difficult one. Even if you participated in an activity that put you at high risk for HIV infection,...
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On Successful HAART

If a person is on a HAART regimen and is adherent, undectable VL, high and stable cd4's with no other STD's; does the HAART regimen act as PEP would if you are exposed to HIV from another individual??...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I haven't thought of HAART for prevention of superinfection, but it should work unless someone has exposure to someone with a multi-drug resistant strain of virus.... Read more »

3 MONTHS HIV Test after PEP

Is HIV Test as per CDC guidelines after 2 months post pep, 3 months post exposure conclusive.Do I have to wait for 6 months....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are specific guidelines for follow-up HIV testing after PEP. I'll repost a question from the archives that addresses this as a reminder that the answers to many questioners' concerns are already waiting for them in the... Read more »


Dr. Bob,Thank you for all you do!I recently had an experience that has left me sleepless and unable to eat. I was drunk at an up scale strip club and received a private dance from a stripper. She was grinding on my leg and undid my pants. She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If Bouncing Betty at the Badda Bing actually grinded her way onto your penis, your HIV-acquisition risk would be unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex. That it was only for such a brief period of time (15 seconds) would decrease the... Read more »

Re: Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Thank you so much for your answer Dr. Bob, I will be looking for another HIV specialist to follow up with... but I just wanted to ask you one more thing regarding my original question; Had the baseline HIV test been actually done at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello David,I agree it's irrational to think a hospital lab would run an HIV test, determine the results are positive, and then tell you the test was never run or canceled. Why would they do that? It really doesn't matter to the hospital... Read more »
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HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
Does anyone here have any success stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

Any one use a HIV dating site successfully?

Posted by GentNearMelrose, 9 Replies
Eventually some of us grow up and figure things out. That's where I'm at.

I am some one that is intelligent, secure, and very resilient. I see life as being filled with many wonderful blessing and as a real chance to experience bliss as much as... Read more »


Posted by kenya, 4 Replies
hi. i think meds are a wonderful choice; for us, (wife and i)they give us the choice to have a normal healthy baby and experience the joys of fatherhood, motherhood and parenting. they give my wife rea-assurance and hope. they have given us a choice... 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. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »