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Risks Of Pep

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PEP worth the risks? (PEP)

(I think I accidentally posted this question in the wrong section 10 seconds ago; disregard that, and my apologies)Hi Dr. Bob,First, let me thank you for doing such a great job with this site; it's a real service.My question has to do with PEP...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Selling his Trojan Stock,Much of this information I've already covered many times in this forum. Check the archives for a more detailed discussion. Briefly the story with PEP is that it's most effective when begun as soon as possible... Read more »

Risk and PEP (nPEP)

Hi. Thanks so much for what you do. this site is amazing. i did search on here and got some... Read more »

Exposure with low risk during PEP

Hi Doctor,I have started my PEP treatment for 10 days. Yesterday, when I rode a motorbike, I was... Read more »
Project Inform

Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Introduction Why Do People Use PEP? Occupational vs. Non-Occupational How Do You Assess Your Risk of Exposure? What Are Your Options? What Are Reasons to Not Use nPEP? Choosing an nPEP Regimen -- Which One? Which Two NRTIs Should You... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lowering the Risk of HIV After Sex or Other Exposure

Post-exposure prophylaxis -- or PEP for short -- has long been used to minimize the chance of HIV infection among healthcare workers exposed to the virus (primarily through accidental needlestick injuries). 1-3 It is also generally available in... Read more »

Fact Sheet: PrEP and PEP

Looking for basic facts about PrEP and PEP -- and the difference between the two? Start here for some simple and straightforward definitions of key terms that come up frequently when talking about PrEP and PEP, as well as a run-down of the science... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic Questions and Answers About Post-Exposure Prophylaxis or PEP

PEP is the use of antiretroviral drugs after a single high-risk event to stop HIV from making copies of itself and spreading through your body. PEP must be started as soon as possible to be effective -- and always within 3 days of a possible... Read more »
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Calarification of risk and if I should seek PEP?

Posted by Xdx, 4 Replies

Yesterday 6 - 10 - 12 I went to a gay sauna from the first time as I have always wondered about my sexuality but have never benn able to be in a situation where it was able to get clear answers if ot was not me and after the events I will.... Read more »

Pep warranted/Great risk after brused Condom?

Posted by Capricornicus, 2 Replies
Dear all,

Today I had a sexual encounter where I was penetrated analy by a guy which claimed to be HIV-. We used three condoms to make sure there were not worn out. After penetrating me for 5 minutes with the last condom we noticed there was a whole... Read more »

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

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
I 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 »

Fingering woes, would anyone reccommend PEP?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I fingered a high risk person's clitoris. I have very bad cuticles, cracked and dry and red, but as far as I can tell their is no open wound (aka blood flowing out).

If I went to the ER and asked for PEP would the doctors laugh me out of the room... Read more »