Pep For Hiv Post Exposure
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. When deciding on whether HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) is indicated in a specific case, you need to ask yourself the following questions:1) Was the patient KNOWN to be HIV positive or KNOWN to be at high... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Worried and Waiting PEPer,Post-Exposure Prophylaxis has the best chance of preventing HIV transmission when it's begun as soon as possible after a significant HIV exposure, i.e., minutes are better than hours and both are better than... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I'm glad you acted quickly following your HIV exposure. And assuming that exposure was significant, I'm also glad your doctor prescribed PEP. However, I'm not so glad that he didn't tell you what to expect or answer your... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Your PEP regimen is a standard treatment for high-risk exposures. Overall, given that you started treatment very soon after exposure, your benefit from PEP should be at their maximum.However, other that what I've... Read more »
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Posted by justagirl72So my employee health nurse called to let me know that my test for HIV and Hep C were Negative..yay..but I know its not conclusive. my HepB was reactive but I have an immunity from a vaccine..so now its back to the waiting game and counting the... Read more »
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 Ham1973I completed a 30 day course of PEP 9 wks ago (13wks post exposure) and my HIV test came out negative. Please what are my chances of another negative at 12 wks post PEP? I needs your thoughts please. Read more »
Posted by 5parkl3, 1 ReplyHi there,
I'm just hoping for some advice and support, as I have my 3-month test on Monday, and I'm going out of my mind.
I was sexually assaulted on 23rd October, and started taking PEP 15 hours later on 24th October, as although I was aware of one... Read more »
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