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Time sensitive question regarding PEP from an AIDS activist

Dear Dr. BOB,How r u? I hope u r doing fine, u have helped me a couple of years ago and since then I have been doing a lot of volunteer work for my local HIV/AIDS network as I promised u. I have a quick question and I was hoping u would help me. 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the remote possibility that she was very recently infected and still in her window period.Whether or not you can arrange this, PEP would not be routinely recommended for such a brief exposure with a partner who you feel is probably telling the... Read more »

Question on ARS PEP, and volunteering for AIDS

Hello Dr.Bob;Firstly I want to say that you have helped me through alot of anxiety and worry,... Read more »

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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana: Students Use Pep Rally for AIDS Awareness

... Students at Helen Cox High School in Harvey recently commemorated World AIDS Day with a pep rally-style event to raise AIDS awareness. The school's Red Ribbon Club each year presents "Safe Lifestyle Week," a time to promote Read more »
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

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fact Sheets on HIV During Pregnancy; HIV/AIDS Web Site for Teens; AIDS Alliance Awards Senators; JAMA Article on Nonoccupational PEP

... " HIV During Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth ," AIDS info : The series of five fact sheets describe steps an HIV-positive Read more »
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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 »

GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...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
...there is no test to prove whether this happens or not. This is basically the same thing that happens when they give someone PEP treatment after an occupational exposure. The idea is to kill off the virus before it takes hold of their body. But... Read more »