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Risks Of Pep

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Condom broke? Risks and PEP consideration?

Hello Dr. Frascino (or whomever can answer my question):I am a single gay male who doesn't have sex very often. Two nights ago, I met up with another gay friend of mine, and we decided to have anal sex (we had discussed this before). I wound up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in your case, two broken-condoms) sex carries the same HIV-acquisition risk as unprotected sex. The decision whether to use PEP depends on the likelihood that your top gun is positively charged (and on other extenuating factors, such as trauma,... Read more »

am i at risk??? should i pep?

i saw a girl had protected sex with her she had a rash and spot on her foot black spot noticed it... Read more »

PEP worth the risks? (PEP)

(I think I accidentally posted this question in the wrong section 10 seconds ago; disregard that,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made Read more »
The Body

Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to educate every provider in the state on post-exposure prophylaxis [PEP]; this includes how to diagnose acute HIV infection and HIV testing. We had this challenge, and we thought of... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

... Introduction A Few Points to Consider Discussion Points and Comments Choosing an nPEP Regimen Suggested Schedule for nPEP Recommended Lab Evaluation for nPEP of HIV Infection nPEP Resource List Footnotes Read more »
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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...WEll from the incident i already mentioned I went to the emergency room to get a prescription for PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir 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. Read more »

oral sex and PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...dear all i had unprotect insertive oral sex with a HIV+ woman. 6 weeks passed. i just finished PEP which my doctor gave me. although PEP started late, 9 days after the bad day. tomorow i will go to test. i am very stressful Read more »

PEP & Window Period & PCR (Tesla, GMan?)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am just about to finish with a 28 day PEP treatment due to a high risk exposure. Do you have any idea how PEP may affect the window period for an antibody screen? Am Read more »