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PEP and HIV Test

I had a wild sex night recently with loads of guys I didn't know and was very drunk. Next day I couldn't remember most of the evening. I guess I had some blackouts cause I couldn't remember. About 36-40 hours after the events, I went to the local...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry, there aren't any shortcuts for post-PEP HIV testing. The guidelines recommend HIV-antibody tests at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure. Hopefully Read more »

PEP and HIV Test Accuracy

Hello Dr. Frascino.First, thank you for all the time you take to answer all of our questions. ... 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 »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after a known exposure. Currently, PEP is Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

... "In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to describe the design, implementation, Read more »
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The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, November 30, 2009

... Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Complications of HIV/HIV Medications HIV/AIDS Treatment HIV Transmission & Testing Strange but True ... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, February 16, 2010

...and anonymous -- click here to get started ! HIV TESTING & TRANSMISSION   A Few Questions on PEP and HIV Testing Once a course of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is finished, how long does it take the body to... Read more »
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The damn condom broke! Im freakin out!

Posted by miamiman36
...the bottom. Can you please help me. I cant believe this! I was going to call the doctor for the Pep medicine. I just did a hiv test last 2 weeks and was neg. What do I do now! Please help me. Does this require a test? i wasnt in him that long... Read more »

ravi? anyone?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if someone is on hiv meds, will they still test pos on an ELISA test? Read more »

pep and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? 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 »