How Often Do You Have To Take Post Exposure Prophylaxis
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Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?"Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. "Understanding why men who have sex with men (MSM) access... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Sorry to hear about the sexual assault. I hope the perpetrator is now behind bars.The guidelines for post-PEP HIV testing recommend HIV-antibody testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.Dr. Bob... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Yes, PEP further reduces your HIV-acquisition risk; however, we can't say by exactly how much because there are many confounding variables, including viral strain, viral load, whether the source patient was on antiretrovirals, time to your... Read more »
Program for Wellness RestorationTo be honest with you, a healthy diet like the one I describe in the article below is good for everyone, no matter if you are HIV+ or not.In in my opinion, taking your HIV medications on time and keeping stress down while on post exposure... 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 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi Everyone:
At 10 days post exposure my CRP test was 0.7% which the Dr. says is pretty much no HIV possible. What have you guys heard? Read more »
Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Replyany way muscle twitches can have anything to do with 9 weeks post exposure HIV, Read more »
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