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Hiv Prophylaxis

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HIV prophylaxis during pregnancy

I am a healthcare worker who was recently had a needlestick from an HIV positive patient. My exposure was a pin prick through a glove with a large bore needle, with very little bleeding when attempted to bleed it. I am also in the early stages of...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, 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 »

HIV prophylaxis during pregnancy

I am a healthcare worker who was recently had a needlestick from an HIV positive patient. My... Read more »

Prophylaxis for HIV

Would you consider prophylaxis for HIV infection in a male who has had unprotected anal sex with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Awareness of Post-Exposure HIV Prophylaxis in High-Risk Men Who Have Sex With Men in New York City

The team designed the current study to assess factors associated with knowledge of non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP) and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV. The study's subjects were 554 MSM clients of two New York City (NYC)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Information Regarding Antiretroviral Agents Used as HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational HIV Exposures

In 1996, the U.S. Public Health Service first recommended using antiretrovirals as postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) after occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). 1 Since the updated HIV PEP recommendations in 2005, 2 two... Read more »
University of Washington

Pivotal Study Finds That HIV Medications Are Highly Effective as Prophylaxis Against HIV Infection in Men and Women in Africa

Seattle, 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

"In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, and evolution of the program. Patient data were analyzed for reasons,... Read more »
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hiv prophylaxis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My 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 »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
Hi 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 »

exposure 10 days ago--prophylaxis drug an option?

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 »

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