Hiv Prophylaxis How Well Does It Work
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.While superinfection with HIV (getting a second strain after already positive) is rare, but does occur.It's reasonable to think that being on your ART regimen would likely prevent superinfection, just as... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Your PEP regimen is a standard treatment for high-risk exposures. Overall, given that you started treatment very soon after exposure, your benefit from PEP should be at their maximum.However, other that what I've... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,"Anti-retro prophylaxis"??! Hmmm . . . sounds like some type of magical charm to ward off polyester leisure suits, neckerchiefs and platform shoes.What you are wondering about is called PrEP or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. And yes, there... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Tulsa Guy,Your nearby "hopspital" has no clue what PEP is??? YIKES! That's shocking even for a square red state in the middle of the country!I doubt an HIV-knowledgeable physician would recommend a course of PEP for the type of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy partner is pos.Last week the condom broke so doc gave me kaletra+combivir to take as 'morning after pill' or prophylaxis.ok for 3 days (except terrible shits) then BANG! puking,stomach pains,sweats,fatigue(so bad it brought on an attack of... Read more »
Posted by MF2010Hi all,
I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month.
My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected.
Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure... Read more »
Posted by Dave1969, 1 ReplyI've been working and putting my efforts into this website for HIV+ gay men for over a year - www.BeOneCity.com. It's all about HIV without the shame and stigma. Let's live well and have some fun. There's more to us than this disease.....
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Posted by AnonymousThe following is just a theory, or a topic for discussion.
Is it possible for a person to get the HIV virus in their body, but then somehow their body kills off the virus and they stay HIV negative? We'll never really know, because the virus would... Read more »
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