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Single Exposure To Hiv

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HIV Expose and bizarre PEP treatment

I received oral sex (penis and anal) from a homeless woman whose HIV status is unknown. After 9 days of the exposure I went to see an internal medicine physician for testing. He told me that since the infection was recent he could give me a PEP of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...minimal. PEP was never indicated and was inappropriately prescribed. If you remain concerned about HIV, I suggest you get a single HIV-antibody test at three months. I'm confident the result will be negative.Donation information for The Robert... Read more »

Risk of HIV from spouse

I recently found out my husband is HIV+. We do not have an active sex life & it is likely we have... Read more »

question to on a potential exposure, quick donation

Hello doctor, please help me. I am very worried and scared. I had oral sex with a sex worker on Feb... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Q&A: CDC's Clinical Studies of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: Research Rationale

...and during travel to prevent the disease. The medicine to prevent illness is then already in their bloodstream if they are exposed to the malaria parasite. Researchers believe that the same concept may work to protect people from HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...transmitted (see Fact Sheet 150 ). They also know about safer sex guidelines (see Fact Sheet 151 ). However, they may still be exposed to HIV. This can be by accident or because they take part in some risky behavior. When this happens, they... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...information on PrEP. Who Should Use PEP? Workplace Exposure PEP has been standard procedure since 1996 for healthcare workers exposed to HIV. Workers start taking medications within a few hours of exposure. Usually the exposure is from a... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

What is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)?

...And there is no proof that post- exposure prophylaxis (PEP) can actually work as a so-called "morning after" pill in humans exposed to HIV through sex or injection drug use (IDU). Avoiding internal exposure to HIV- infected blood, semen and... Read more »
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testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...HIV+ early rather than much later? So why then do the experts say that testing is not needed if oral is their only possible exposure? Read more »

Quick test came negative / 7 weeks after exposure

Posted by Drake, 4 Replies
...so good (what should i expect?) The test is a VIkia 1/2. Negative so far, but i read here that because of my time of exposure, this is normal. So there is a big chance i have HIV... DOUBLEEDIT: it was anal sex.... and i dont know if... Read more »

Single Exposure Unprotected Oral Sex w/ TS Escort

Posted by ScaredToDeathNow, 1 Reply
...as he suggested but have found few instances that are based on the same details as my encounter. What are the odds that this single encounter will result in me catching an STD or HIV? Does this encounter warrant testing? Sincere thanks, Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous intercourse, only having been inserted once... Read more »