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Pep And Hiv Antibodies Detection

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antibodies to HIV ?? With PEP... Please anwser... Thanks! MR,B

Dear Dr.Bob, Please help me understand my risk and if the Pep meds are any good. OK! I was curious about anal sex. I met a man, long story shot. He put condom on and put his penus in between my butt cheeks around my anus. I did not feel it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Yes, lamivudine plus zidovudine is a recommended two-drug PEP regimen (although it's not my personal favorite).2. Most likely no.3.The AZT component (zidovudine) can be associated with fatigue, Read more »

PEP and RNA PCA detection

I believe I was exposed to HIV several days ago and, after discussing the details with several... Read more »

Follow up question Re: Post PEP

Remember me?I had and exposure and was put on Truvada and Isentress 96 hours after exposure for 2... Read more »
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...anxiety of one test at eight weeks, another at three months and a third at six months? What if having hepatitis C delayed HIV antibodies from presenting past the window period? Would I need to keep testing after 12 months? Is it possible... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...management of acute HIV infection, see Diagnosis and Management of Acute HIV Infection . A. Antibody Tests Detection of HIV antibodies is the most common method for the diagnosis of HIV infection in adults and children >18 months old.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

... What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests can detect HIV antibodies in mouth fluid (not the same as saliva), a scraping from inside the cheek, or urine. "Rapid" HIV test... Read more »
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question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
hey i have a question please, i don't mean to be questioning your advise in any way but i didn't know there were different subtypes of hiv i thought it was only hiv 1 and 2 as it turns out there's subtypes which are more predominant in africa well... Read more »

PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there anywhere I can read about the effect of PEP on the anti-body test. Some doctors seem to think it slows down the production of detectable antibodies if the virus survives. Read more »

doctors are ignorant

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 4 Replies
...i went to my pc doctor today i was going to ask for one last hiv antibody test and the first thing he said to me was he wanted to give me another hiv test because of my symptoms when i told him i had Read more »

elisa vs. pcr

Posted by Anonymous
...Recommendations for Postexposure Prophylaxis" remember that the recomendation to test up to 6 months is referring to people who undergone PEP. "Postexposure Testing. HCP with occupational exposure to HIV should receive follow-up counseling,... Read more »