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How Long Does Pep Take To Work

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unprotected sex during pep

hi I started a PEP treatment about 2 and half weeks ago, not with many side effets, unfortunately after a night out I ended up having unprotected sex with a guy (probable between 5-10 mins, as we then stopped) as active.I am aware of the fact that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, You had unsafe sex while on PEP for, I'm assuming, having unsafe sex? Dude, what's up with that??? If you really want to do yourself in, wouldn't jumping off Read more »

Type & duration of PEP

Hi DR. thanks a lot for your valuable work. I am a married man who was diagnosed recently with HIV... Read more »

Given PEP Need Advice!!!!

I am on Combivir and Keletra as a PEP regimen I am wondering if it is a strong enough regimen or... Read more »
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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 »
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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Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

... Introduction A Few Points to Consider Discussion Points and Comments Choosing an nPEP Regimen Suggested Schedule for nPEP Recommended Lab Evaluation for nPEP of HIV Infection nPEP Resource List Footnotes Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

What You Should Know About . . . PEP! (The "Morning After" Pill)

...out that the caller was not interested in the birth control version of the "morning after" pill, but what is referred to as PEP -- post exposure prophylaxis. PEP is the standard of care for a health care worker who has been exposed to an HIV risk... Read more »
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Long story short, need info please!

Posted by elegant23, 2 Replies
...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 the course of the treatment I got 2... Read more »

Possible exposure and ARS symptoms questions

Posted by dot1974, 1 Reply
...next day, and he said my risk of HIV transmission was low to moderate, based on my being the receptive partner. He prescribed NPEP - Truvada for 28 days. I am about half way through that right now. He also did an STD screening, which on the... 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 »

Concerned son

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...with a needle that was used for a blood draw on an HIV patient with a high viral load? I should say that she is a nurse and works on the oncology floor at a very large teaching hospital. Does any one know how likely it is that she could have... Read more »