Hiv Prophylaxis Medications
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Pivotal Study Finds That HIV Medications Are Highly Effective as Prophylaxis Against HIV Infection in Men and Women in AfricaSeattle, WA -- In a result that will fundamentally change approaches to HIV prevention in Africa, an international study has demonstrated that individuals at high risk for HIV infection who took a daily tablet containing an HIV medication -- either... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I'm glad you acted quickly following your HIV exposure. And assuming that exposure was significant, I'm also glad your doctor prescribed PEP. However, I'm not so glad that he didn't tell you what to expect or answer your... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, I am very sorry to hear about your recent needlestick.One reassuring point is that I am not aware of reports of pregnant healthcare workers treated post-exposure prophylaxis that have had adverse pregnancy outcomes. Moreover, a higher rate... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.I'm sorry to hear about your possible exposure. If the source's viral load was undetectable, your chances of infection from this patient and type of exposure should be very low.The combination of Combivir and Kaletra... 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 Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm happily married and monogamous for the past 10 years. Ten days ago 5 minutes of drunken stupidity could have changed all that.
I had gone to a strip club (which is a rarity for me). I got way too drunk and stupid, and got a lap dance. The... Read more »
Posted by johnnyyop2011, 1 ReplyOn June 16, I discovered I was exposed several times to HIV from March 15 to June 10.
I tested negative via an antibody tests both in April and on June 17.
On June 17, I was immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis medications (Kaletra 200-50 mg... Read more »
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