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Hiv Prophylaxis How Well Does It Work

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HIV Exposure through work!

Doc:I'm in law enforcement and I got into a physical confrontation at work with a subject while arresting him. But at the time he had recieved care for a wound to his left hand that was bandgaged. He became physical and I had to restrain him during...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...thank you for your post.I'd think that your exposure was low risk; nevertheless, it's seems reasonable to undergo post-exposure prophylaxis with the Combivir. Make sure to stay in contact with your prescribing healthcare provider about any side... 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 »

safe to go back to work?

Dear Br.Bob,My partner(of 10 years) developed PCP in July 2008- diagnosed HIV+ with a viral load of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global HIV Prevention Working Group Releases Report on Integrating Prevention Into Treatment Strategies

..."neglected," resulting in "even more" new HIV cases, according to a report released on Thursday by the Global HIV Prevention Working Group , the New York Times reports. According to the report, widespread access to HIV/AIDS treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States, Netherlands Sign Cooperation Agreement to Work on HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment in Affected Countries

...according to a White House release . The agreement is the first step in a joint initiative in which the two countries will work together on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment in countries in which both have "significant" activities,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Research Rationale

... Why is CDC conducting trials of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention? How would HIV treatment drugs work to protect against HIV infection? What data suggest that this approach may be safe and effective? Why study two different 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

...following pages describe these goals in greater detail, and discuss key remaining questions about PrEP as an HIV prevention tool. Working Toward Safe and Effective Use in the U.S. Given the availability of the medication proven effective in... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...Prophylaxis (PEP) within the next 6 hours and for 28 straight days. Didn't finished yet the treatment. The doctors here say it should work for more than 90% of the cases, and if taken carefully the pills won't let the virus come in. Went to... Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »