Pep Programs For Early Hiv Treatment
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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastHello, one of the challenges of this forum is that since it is not real time it is best for people with possible HIV exposures to call an HIV hotline or warmline for immediate advice beyond standard medical attention. PEP, or post exposure... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,First off, what's up with your condoms? Did you buy them during the Reagan era? Have you been storing them in the glove box of your car parked in sweltering heat? Are you using oil-based lubricant (incompatible with latex)? I think it's... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, I agree HIV meds are no picnic! I've been on them for over a decade now. Yes, stopping them would be like a dream. Hell, better than a dream more like a wet dream!!!Regarding PEP, we really don't know how long is long enough.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,A full course of PEP is a full 28 days. If you're having trouble tolerating your medications, talk to the HIV specialist following your case. There are often ways we can mitigate the drug side effects. If necessary, we can even switch... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousI got HIV from oral sex. I began treatment within a month of infection. This site discusses the risks of oral sex and the possible benefits of early treatment.
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Posted by TwinsDad, 1 ReplyNEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report.
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesMy son tested positive on June 21st. I have been reading about the pros and cons of treatment during this point of acute infection. What's the scoop? Any thoughts? Read more »
Posted by je5872, 2 Replieshas 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. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »
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