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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 For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Prophylaxis means disease prevention.
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pep condom accident and numbers !

bonjour (good morning) dr Robert:im 28 years old from france , so sorry for my bad english language.im a bisexual , i have a girlfriend , and i play around from times to times with males .i am a kind of guy who pay super attention when it comes to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...certain if your go-go porno top guy was HIV positive, 2) ejaculation did not occur inside the love canal, and 3) you are taking PEP.2. PEP is not 100% effective even when started promptly. There are PEP failures: Yours truly is an excellent... Read more »

PEP regimen and life style

Hello,I am currently on PEP regimen due to my recent HIV exposure. I was an insertive partner in a casual meet and the condom broke. After 5 mins I have realized what happened and I pulled out. I had accessed the PEP medication in approx. 10 hrs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests be taken at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure. As for returning to the gym, absolutely. You should restart now. Exercise will not affect PEP efficacy. Besides, exercise makes us look better naked. There are no... Read more »

HIV transmission from a "Bottom" to a "Top"

Hi! Im not sure how to ask this so I'll just start from the beginning. I had sex with someone on friday (10_22_10) with someone I was seeing for approximately 4-5 weeks and had yet had sex with him. I am 21 and he is 23. I was told he was HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infections, local trauma, etc.). The bottom line is that you put yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV, and need to be tested.PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) involves taking antiretroviral drugs shortly after a significant HIV exposure to help... Read more »

Propolis Apitoxina & PEP?

Dear Benjamin greetings from South America,Ive been on Pep for the last 15 days due to and unfortunatelly accident.....Im taking Indinavir, Lamivudina and Zidovudina not sure if you have the same names in the states??however since almost two years...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...interactions.Nevertheless, I don't think that there are serious ramifications about mixing these, nor significant compromise of your PEP.I hope all turns out well for you.BY Read more »
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...Bonnie. [Laughs.] [Laughs.] Do you think this is a sign of things to come in terms of educating physicians throughout the United States? It's a way to control where the information is being offered. It's a way to always be able to update the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...PEP to stay HIV negative. If you are dealing with issues such as fear, guilt and similar emotions, then I strongly suggest you seek mental-health counseling, rather than requesting PEP treatment from your doctor. Do you want more information... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...and tested in other countries. However, many other countries permit health claims without the kinds of proof required in the United States. The treatment is only available privately, for a short time, or from only one source ; or if it ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District... Read more »
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PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Read more »

question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...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 as it... Read more »

Concerned son

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...My mom just called me and told me she was accidently stuck with a needle that was used for a blood draw on an HIV patient with a high viral load? I should say that she is a nurse and works on the oncology floor at a very large teaching hospital. Read more »