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Updated HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Guidelines

I recently got stuck with a needle which was in an HIV positive patient's gum. The needle did not have any associated blood. Would you recommend prophylactic AZT in such a case?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When deciding on whether HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is indicated in a specific case, you need to ask yourself the following questions:1) Was the patient KNOWN to be HIV positive or KNOWN to be at high... Read more »

PCP Prophylaxis Question

have a question about starting prophylaxis for OIs. My boyfriend was diagnosed HIV positive at... Read more »

Could long term bactrim use hinder a rise in CD4 count?

Hi Dr. Bob,I think I read recently that the long term use of Bactrim can actually hinder a rise in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Public Health Service Guidelines for the Management of Health-Care Worker Exposures to HIV and Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis

Note: The guidelines have been revised; for the updated guidelines in PDF format, click here . Contributors Summary Introduction Definitions of Health-Care Workers and Exposure Background Risk for Occupational Transmission of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Disclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethaprim (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim)

sul-fa-meth-OX-a-zole, trye-METH-oh-prim Brand Name: Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim --> Other Name(s): Bactrim, Bactrim DS, SMX-TMP, Septra, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoprim-DS, Sulfatrim, TMP-SMX Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Issues in HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis

I Never Thought This Would Happen to Me The San Francisco Experience Making Individualized Decisions How Many Antiretrovirals Are Necessary? Other Possible Reasons to Use PEP The Present Situation Postexposure Prophylaxis Resources ... Read more »
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Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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July 17,2001 Draft HIV CTR Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous
Guys
Here below is what the DRAFT on the 17 July is about. Hope you find it's interesting.
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5.4 Follow-up Testing in Clients with Negative HIV Test Results
Decisions about the timing and... Read more »

i am a 38 year old single white male with AIDS...

Posted by Anonymous
I am a 38 year old single white male with AIDS. I was dianosed
with HIV in 1989. I went into deep denial. I kept working and
going out like I wasn't infected. It was hard for me to let
anyone know about my condition. I was very depressed and
stressed... Read more »

Another Dr Bob answer - re CDC guidelines

Posted by Sprite1, 6 Replies
Again, not my question, but this has made it certain I'll need a six month test now. F**k.

And I *only* have the girl's word that I didn't significantly penetrate her, and I only have her word that she's negative, as far as she is aware. She could... Read more »