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Is Altripla only sufficient for PEP (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2010)

Hi Doctor,I had an sexual encounter with a stranger. He sucked my cock and he ride on my cock just less than 1 min with out condom. i dint feel any pressure in the ass and it was very smooth.I release cum into to his ass. I was worried, since i dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ultimate in convenience -- the three-in-one tablet is taken just once per day. It is a recommended fixed-dose combination drug for PEP.It would be helpful if you could see an HIV specialist sooner than 14 days, particularly if you have any... Read more »

Baseline HIV Testing before giving PEP? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2011)

Hi there Dr. Frascino, I understand you must have tons of questions to answer so I'll try to be as... Read more »

Condom failure - PEP side effects (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2010)

Dear DocI am a bisexual male who has always tried to be safe when it comes to sexual partners.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

...indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; however, it can be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...that it gets important information into the hands of survivors," the "best information they can get is about the efficacy" of PEP, a 28-day course of antiretroviral drugs. "Rape survivors can't afford to wait for an indictment of a suspect to... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

...The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral Read more »
Brown Medical School

HEPPigram: Recommendations for HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

...saliva, urine, vomit, or feces is not considered to pose a significant risk of HIV transmission. 2 The rationale behind PEP is that it appears to stop cellular HIV infection before the virus becomes established in cells. In order for PEP to... Read more »
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GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...opinion and expertise are valued in this forum and I would love to have your opinion on my risk level and chances of contracting HIV. Please read my post below (titled "Help ... HIV or PEP Rash"). Read more »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days. I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it Read more »

HIV, PEP, and irradication. What we'll never know.

Posted by Anonymous
...The following is just a theory, or a topic for discussion. Is it possible for a person to get the HIV virus in their body, but then somehow their body kills off the virus and they stay HIV negative? We'll never really know, because Read more »

Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in Read more »