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How Long After Pep Should You Be Tested Hiv

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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 months. I tested negative at week 8. At that time the doctor took me off PEP. My question is (1)....is the 8 week test accurate since I was still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Bob,I see several worrisome problems with the information in your post. First, your PEP was begun 96 hours after your exposure. PEP is most effective if started immediately after an exposure. The more time that elapses Read more »

switching nevirapine with efavirenz after 2 weeks from PEP

i have been treated with PEP after 12 hours of possible exposure. i was having sex with a girl and... Read more »

Follow up question Re: Post PEP

Remember me?I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isentress 96 hours after exposure for 2... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

... Although giving a "rape survivor the option of forcing a suspect to be tested for HIV under court order would seem to be useful for the survivor's health and peace of mind," mandatory "HIV testing doesn't get rape Read more »
The Body

Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to educate every provider in the state on post-exposure prophylaxis [PEP]; this includes how to diagnose acute HIV infection and HIV testing. We had this challenge, and we thought of... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

...Discussion Points and Comments Choosing an nPEP Regimen Suggested Schedule for nPEP Recommended Lab Evaluation for nPEP of HIV Infection nPEP Resource List Footnotes Introduction Please share this with your health provider. If... 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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pep and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? Read more »

The damn condom broke! Im freakin out!

Posted by miamiman36
...to worry it should be him as the bottom. Can you please help me. I cant believe this! I was going to call the doctor for the Pep medicine. I just did a hiv test last 2 weeks and was neg. What do I do now! Please help me. Does this require a... Read more »

PEP pills i didn't know the half of it.....

Posted by Benders, 3 Replies
...Just got back from the clinic with my friend so he could get a course of PEP pills. He has to take 12 pills a day for the next 4 weeks with possible side effects ( sorry for all you guys out there who are Read more »

TESTING INFO

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...unprotected anal sex. Should test out to 6 months, but 13 wks should be conclusive for the most part. 4. If you have taken PEP. The window period starts after you finish taking the medicine. So you take PEP for 28 days, the the 13 weeks start... Read more »