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Hiv Prophylaxis After An Unprotected Sexual Encounter

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Post exposure prophylaxis

Hi, I'm a 19 year old college student, I live in Mexico. I had unprotected receptive intercourse (ejaculation included) with a 50-60 year old man on july 15th. I started PEP (Combivir + Kaletra) after about...20-22 hours of the event. I've been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...caused by many different conditions (for instance many underlying conditions can cause fever, rash, malaise, etc.). Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is any combination of antiretroviral drugs used to try to abort an HIV infection following an... Read more »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Hello Doctor,I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month.My condom completely broke and... Read more »

Unprotected anal sex

I had anal sex with an MTF transsexual. I'm not sure whether or not s/he used a condom. i was... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients With HIV Infection?

...Primary and secondary prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia have achieved unqualified success in reducing the morbidity and mortality that were Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

...; and 5) mental health and substance abuse counseling when needed. On November 23, 2010, investigators for the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Initiative (iPrEX) study announced results from a multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Promoting Safe and Effective Use in the United States

...examining whether a pill containing drugs used to treat HIV can also help prevent HIV infection -- an approach called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. These findings represent a major advance in HIV prevention research, providing the first... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...(tenofovir or tenofovir/emtricitabine) for HIV-negative people to protect themselves against HIV infection (the pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP trials) are also underway. [Also see What's Goin' On .] Treatment Issues for HIV-Positive Women ... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected. Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) within the next 6 hours and for 28 straight days. Didn't finished yet the treatment. The doctors here... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake Read more »

2 unprotected sexual encounters

Posted by sadface, 5 Replies
...baldder acted up. I am shaking with fear and hate myself. Plus I went COLD TURKEY off of my prozac during the time of these encounters. Let me know your conclusion to my drama. Read more »

Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
...India..Please help me.... My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back.. We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend.. What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit.. I have a 3... Read more »