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Time To Seroconvert After Pep

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PEP meds timing slip-up ... help! (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,I asked this question a few days ago, but didn't get a response, maybe cos I go the day wrong (d'oh) ... I've been wracking my brain since this happened. I'd be tremendously grateful if you could give me some advice!After a relatively...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Setting aside the issue of whether PEP should have even been recommended for such a "relatively low risk encounter," your concerns about a one-hour-forty-minute delay Read more »

Effect of irregular pep treatment intake times

Hi dr. ,am on pep treatment after i got exposed to a hiv infected partner-condom burst! I am taking... Read more »

PEP side effects time

Hi Dr. Bob!I really want to tell you that you're a true hero! i'm really convinced this words of... Read more »
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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

... What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comparison of Two HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Regimens Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Amsterdam: Adverse Effects Do Not Influence Compliance

... The current study's authors compared two HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) regimens for safety, outcome, and follow-up among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Amsterdam. From 2000, all MSM beginning Read more »
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 »
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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to the RN who seroconverted after 18 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...exposure and I fear that I will end up in a similar situation as you, take 18 months or even longer to test positive and in the meantime having a false sense of security and unwiittingly infect others. Is it possible that you actually... Read more »

PEP needs to be easier to get around the world

Posted by ohcrud, 1 Reply
...I see New York and San Francisco have easy to get programs for PEP, but no where else is it real easy to get. With the medical proof I have read. Yep, lots of reading in the past 48 hours, it 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 »

Symptoms after PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had a pretty high risk exposure (condom slippage during sex with female prostitute). The next day I went to the ER and got a PEP prescription (Combivir, I started within 18 h of exposure). Was kind of relieved but then started to develop what I... Read more »