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Post Exposure Prophylaxis To Hiv/aids

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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 superficial laceration from trauma shears contaminated with dried blood that was several hours old but i started expanded pep nonetheless. 2 days after...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most likely a drug rash but the situation is stressful (I have seen numerous drug rashes on situations like yours). KH Read more »

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... Read more »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, Occupational Exposure

Hi Dr Frascino, I am a medical resident and today suffered an occupational injury from an AIDS... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Brown Medical School

HEPPigram: Recommendations for HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

...Accidental exposure to HIV exists in the health care setting and provides a possible avenue for HIV transmission. Like sexual exposure, this mode of Read more »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government Inaction, Misinformation Undermine South African HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program Success, Report Says

...misinformation has undermined a South African program designed to provide antiretroviral drugs to rape survivors to prevent HIV infection, according to a report released on Thursday by Human Rights Watch , the Chicago Tribune reports. ... 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 »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...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 from sex ok so just read Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...yourself!!!!http://www.sfaf.org/aids101/sexual.html Another important bit: HIV CANNOT live outside of the body. It will quickly die as soon as it it exposed to the air. Therefore, HIV cannot exist on inanimate objects such as silverware,... Read more »

exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Last sept (1999), I found out my 2-year boyfriend was HIV +. I checked out OK. Last week, we saw each other and had unprotected sex - sort of rough and I started to bleed. I went to Read more »