How Accurate Is A Post-pep Test At 3 Months

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anxiously preparing for 3 month post PEP test

Dear Dr. Bob, I want to begin by thanking you for being such an amazing resource to the many people who have found themselves in situations like mine. You've played a big part in helping me to maintain some semblance of sanity over the last three...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some information from the archives discussing why you should man up and get tested.Good luck.Dr. BobSo anxious please help?? posted once before (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009) Oct 10,... Read more »


Hi Dr Bob;You may recall me, im the guy from the UK who had the first time gay sauna experience... Read more »

POst PEP Antibody Test And Acute Symtoms

Hello Dr. Bob,I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isenress 96 hours after exposure for 2... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...problems can get worse even after nevirapine is stopped. Because of the risk of liver damage, nevirapine should not be used for post-exposure prophylaxis (treatment after exposure to HIV, or PEP). See Fact Sheet 156 for more information on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post exposure prophylaxis" or PEP. You would take two or three medications for several weeks. These drugs can decrease... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and/or multiple attackers. Some forced sexual acts involving wounds can place a victim at very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV... Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...OCD, and one of my main fears is HIV infection). I was on Truvada (1 daily) and Kaletra (2 twice daily), started at 15 hours post-potential-exposure but misread the instructions due to the state I was in, and only took 1 Kaletra tablet twice... Read more »

Long story short, need info please!

Posted by elegant23, 2 Replies
...I was with a positive man for a year and a bit, did not know he was positive until about 6 months into it. When finding out I immediatley took the PEP treatment, for 30 days ( and I made it.. wow what a month !! ) anyway, after Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there anywhere I can read about the effect of PEP on the anti-body test. Some doctors seem to think it slows down the production of detectable antibodies if the virus survives. Read more »

Tesla - Thanks for Resp to PEP Question.a few more

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...for your response. My exposure was broken condom with blood present with known HIV+ partner. I commenced PEP at about 24 hours post-exposure and have not missed a dose. Doctor prescribed a strong regimen (includes a PI) due to higher risk. I'm... Read more »
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