How Long Does Post Exposure Prophylaxis Stay In Your Body
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThis sounds like a complicated situation for you, and it's encouraging that you are thinking about what happened and how you might proceed. Having TOTALLY safe sex is difficult regardless of your HIV status, and you took some steps to minimize... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,PEP for a slippery spit hand job? No, of course not. The "E" in PEP stands for "exposure," and to even consider PEP, the exposure has to be very significant. Yours certainly was not. Your symptoms "for the past couple... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.You raise an interesting question, as if you're already taking PEP and your re-exposed to HIV, could the PEP work as a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)?What we know that it takes about a week for PrEP to reach... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThank you for your question.Sounds like some of your side effects are due to zidovudine (part of Combivir; the fatigue, achiness, nausea)-- these often improve with time, however, in the short-term, taking the medication with some food often helps;... Read more »
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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 908320498, 10 RepliesHi guys,
Firstly - thank you for running such an informative service. I have already posted this on another forum but maybe you - as experts - can help shed some light / further offer some assistance.
Please help me.
45 days ago - whilst traveling... Read more »
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 bromie, 5 RepliesSo I'm new to this site and really the whole serodiscordant relationship. My situation is a tough one, like all of them reported on this site.
I started dating my current boyfriend about 6 months ago. Things started off very casually but we... Read more »
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