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Updated HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Guidelines

I recently got stuck with a needle which was in an HIV positive patient's gum. The needle did not have any associated blood. Would you recommend prophylactic AZT in such a case?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...following questions:1) Was the patient KNOWN to be HIV positive or KNOWN to be at high risk of infection?2) Were you directly exposed to a significant quantity of a high risk body fluid (for example blood, semen, etc.)?3) Was there a... Read more »

hiv exposure, post exposure prophylaxis and rash

hello,i'm a resident physician and was recently exposed to an HIV infected pt. i sustained a... Read more »

No sleep from 2 days! (NON-OCCUPATIONAL POST EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I am a 26 yr old male from Tulsa, Oklahoma. I had unprotected viginal sex 2 days... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New California Law Could Increase Access to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis HIV Medication

...HIV/AIDS Report , 3/11). The state currently has PEP guidelines only for health care workers and sexual assault survivors who are exposed to the virus. Researchers have found that people who may have been exposed to HIV can avoid infection if... 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 Read more »
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Abstract 397: Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) vs. HIV in a Boston Community Health Center

...seroconverters were detected. These data are in contradistinction to data described among individuals from studies of occupational exposure to HIV where <50% of individuals completed HAART PEP therapy. In addition, this study demonstrates that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

... Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...Hi 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 Read more »

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. Has anyone had this experince? Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...super stitious so why the hell would you curse me and hopoe another person gets the virus, shame on you man but read what i posted on the sites ok and two women got hiv just by working in there homes from a needle stick iniury and no it wasnt... Read more »

New Topic: Has anyone ever taken PEP?

Posted by anxietyboy
...Has anyone ever received Post Exposre Prophylaxis, for either a occupational or non-occupational exposure to HIV??? Read more »