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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 For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Prophylaxis means disease prevention.
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Need help! Freaked out after potential exposure....started PEP btw 48 - 50hrs

I committed the stupidest act of my life! I'm a male and out of curiosity, I had sex with a female asian prostitute in a sex salon in Switzerland. We used a condom and in the last position, she was on top when I came. However, when she pulled away,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...10,000 exposures. Your statistical risk estimate would be less, as we don't know the HIV status of your Asian hooker. Also, PEP would further decrease your risk.My advice is to level with your wife, if you haven't already. Use condoms with your... Read more »

had same side effects with this PEP combo

Just a note. I experienced the same side effects of chest pain, difficult breathing and dry cough while on this PEP combo. Truvada/Kaletra difficulty breathingDec 23, 2005I am taking Kaletra and Truvada and having good success. However, I am having...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...generally very unusual side effects from Truvada/Kaletra. I have had scores of patients on that combination for treatment of HIV. The major complaint involves stomach/gut effects which often will get better after several weeks but often remains... Read more »

Should I continue PEP??

Dear Dr. Bob,First, I would like to thank you for being so supportive and also for providing people with such a huge wealth of knowledge about HIV.Now my question, I was having both receptive and insertive oral intercourse with my friend and during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Based on the information provided, I would not have recommended PEP and I would suggest you discontinue it now.As for PEP efficacy, its chance of aborting an HIV infection decreases proportionately Read more »

PEP Treatment HELP? (PROPER CONDOM USE, 2009) (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi there, I found your contact details online and your help would be very much appreciated as I am currently in a panic mode! Here it goes: 1. I had anal sex (me top HIV neg) with a partner (bottom HIV pos with viral load 20k 26k copies)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below.)Next, as I have mentioned previously in this forum, anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant PEP should be followed by an HIV specialist. I suggest you contact an HIV specialist. Tell him the whole story. And I do... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

... Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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PEP

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 »

PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there anywhere I can read about the effect of PEP on the anti-body test. Some doctors seem to think it slows down the production of detectable antibodies if the virus survives. Read more »

GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...love to have your opinion on my risk level and chances of contracting HIV. Please read my post below (titled "Help ... HIV or PEP Rash"). Read more »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days. I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it Read more »