Resistance After Pep Hiv
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Columbia UniversityYou are absolutely right when you say it is the virus that becomes "resistant," not the person. I have never heard that after taking PEP once, the person is at risk for developing resistance. Resistance develops when a drug is present... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIn general those symptoms in that setting would unlikely be related to HIV infection. The chances for PEP failure relate to the riak of your actual potential HIV exposure. Drug resistance after PEP can occur but is not very common when 2 or more... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1. I think you may have misinterpreted what you read. If you've had a significant HIV exposure and take PEP within the 72-hour window and complete the full 28-day course, there are two potential outcomes: (1) PEP works and aborts the HIV... Read more »
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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 »
Posted by Survivor, 1 ReplyPersonal Perspective: Resisting Resistance
By Matt Sharp
In a little over four months I will turn fifty. When I was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 I never dreamed I'd reach forty. I've survived a long battle with HIV, and it has not been... Read more »
Posted by GDog, 2 RepliesAbout 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 was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).
I started... Read more »
Posted by GDog, 1 ReplyI see your opinion and expertise are valued in this forum and I would 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 »
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