Pills You Can Take After Exposure To Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Sorry to hear about the sexual assault. I hope the perpetrator is now behind bars.The guidelines for post-PEP HIV testing recommend HIV-antibody testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.Dr. Bob... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHi and thanks for posting.There's a bit of latitude in PEP regimens, indeed there are differences (IMO, non-important ones) between recommendations for post sexual and non-sexual exposure exposures.For occupational exposures, regimens like... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, PEP, if appropriately prescribed and taken, can decrease the chance of infection following an HIV exposure. PEP is most effective when started as soon as possible (and no later than 72 hours) after an exposure. I'll reprint some... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I agree PEP is warranted. A full course of PEP is 28 days, not 3 months. Post-PEP testing guidelines recommend HIV-antibody testing at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.Adherence to the PEP regimen is... Read more »
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Posted by ms203, 2 RepliesHello, about a month ago I had unprotected oral and brief anal sex. I caught chlamydia within 4 days after and went to the doctors. they gave me z-pak pills. I was fine until the next day I started feeling dizzy with sore muscles and diarrhea.... 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 5parkl3, 1 ReplyHello. I need some advice about a really bad situation that I've found myself in.
I was assaulted at a party last weekend - I know that someone had sex with me (I'm female, he was male), but because I was drunk it's all a bit hazy.
Sorry to be... Read more »
Posted by joe62, 2 RepliesHi to the wonderful people of this website. I want to narrate my story for information and advise.
I am an expat, while away to a third world country, i had a contact with a women with unknown status, and she stayed with me for two weeks, I was well... Read more »
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