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Pregnancy Pep And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

PEP during first trimester of pregnancy.

Is PEP medicine safe during first three months of pregnancy? Please suggest PEP regimen which are safe during first trimester of pregnancy.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,PEP can be used during pregnancy if indicated. The best regimen depends on many factors in addition to being pregnant. If you've Read more »

should I take pep no semen entered me

Hi Docs, I had unprotected sex about 7 hrs ago and I bottomed but told the guy not to ejaculate in... Read more »

h1n1 Vaccine-Pep?

Hi Dr. Bob,I recently had the swine flu vaccine. I asked the nurse's assistant if she was using a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fact Sheets on HIV During Pregnancy; HIV/AIDS Web Site for Teens; AIDS Alliance Awards Senators; JAMA Article on Nonoccupational PEP

...Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth ," AIDS info : The series of five fact sheets describe steps an HIV-positive pregnant woman can take to preserve her health and to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. They are aimed at... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...If a condom breaks, or if you forget to use one, anti-HIV medications might prevent transmission. Talk to your doctor about PEP, "Post-Exposure Prophylaxis" (See Fact Sheet 156 .) This has not yet been proven to avoid transmission between sex... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...formulas or breast milk from a woman who is not infected to feed their babies. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on HIV and pregnancy. Contact With Blood HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and/or multiple attackers. Some forced sexual acts involving wounds can place a victim at very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV... Read more »
Connect With Others

PLEASE...I AM DYING...

Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
...long enough... The dentist I work for laughed at me for being nervous and said that you cant get HIV that way. So I called the PEP hotline and spoke with about 6-7 Drs. all telling me that due to the low chances and me being pregnant they wouldnt... Read more »

GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...love to have your opinion on my risk level and chances of contracting HIV. Please read my post below (titled "Help ... HIV or PEP Rash"). Read more »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days. I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it Read more »

HIV, PEP, and irradication. What we'll never know.

Posted by Anonymous
...there is no test to prove whether this happens or not. This is basically the same thing that happens when they give someone PEP treatment after an occupational exposure. The idea is to kill off the virus before it takes hold of their body. But... Read more »