How Long Does Post Exposure Prophylaxis Take To Work
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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 CARESPEP, or post-exposure prophylaxis works by preventing viral replication. Productive viral replication results in the insertion of the HIV chromosome into our genes-- hence it becomes part of our cell's own chromosomes and can be very... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is recommended for significant occupational exposures to the blood of patients known to have HIV, or known to be at high risk for HIV. In a situation such as yours, the decision to... 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 »
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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 Timmy, 1 ReplyGot tested 93,94 and 108 days by CMIA test - it came non reactive and also HIV RNA test at 108 days which was undetectable but I am again worried now after exhaustion, appetite loss , continuos sore throat and swollen lymph. And testing guidelines... Read more »
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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