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Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

Other non-occupational HIV PEP programs may be available through emergency rooms or local clinics. Your city or state department of public health may have more information about HIV nPEP programs in your area. This list merely reflects formal programs that we are aware of at the time of publication. Commentary The decision to use nPEP is a difficult one. Even if you participated in an activity that put you at high risk for HIV infection,...
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Mucous Membrane Sperm Exposure - Posting 5th time, please respond

Dear Shannon,As I have been receiving mixed answers from different experts, I would really appreciate if you could help me with risk assessment of the situation described below.Exposure:I am not circumcised, and after receiving vigorous oral sex for...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm sorry you haven't received an answer yet to your question.Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. Being uncircumcised doesn't increase those risk for oral transmission. If you glands had cuts or sores your chances... Read more »

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for 19 y/o male

Hi, I'm a 19 y/o gay male. I had unprotected receptive anal intercourse with a man that I had known for almost two weeks. The person states as of January of 2008 he was negative. I don't know what to believe. The encounter was in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You had an unprotected anal receptive encounter with a guy of unknown HIV status (who told you he was negative as of January 2008) and you have no idea "if his bodily exchange fluid and passed." And for this your doctor gave you... Read more »

magnetic couple, Post Exposure Prophylaxis

Hi Doctors, First of all: thanks for all your wise words, it's great to feel cared about.I'm the HIV positive half of a magnetic couple. We have a very strong, dedicated relation and can handle a lot, so the following is not putting us...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting and your English is excellent. Although Combivir and Viracept would not be my first choice for PEP, there is nothing wrong with it. I take that back - there is something wrong with it AZT causes nausea more commonly... Read more »

Post exposure prophylaxis

Hi, I'm a 19 year old college student, I live in Mexico. I had unprotected receptive intercourse (ejaculation included) with a 50-60 year old man on july 15th. I started PEP (Combivir + Kaletra) after about...20-22 hours of the event. I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If your private physician is familiar with PEP, it would be fine to see him for follow-up. Ideally, it's best to be followed by an HIV specialist (see below).Post-PEP HIV-antibody testing is recommended at 4-6 weeks, 3 months and six... Read more »
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4 week 'negative' girlfriend showing extreme symptoms post (my) exposure

Posted by 908320498, 10 Replies
Hi guys,

Firstly - thank you for running such an informative service. I have already posted this on another forum but maybe you - as experts - can help shed some light / further offer some assistance.

Please help me.

45 days ago - whilst traveling... Read more »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
Hi all,

I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month.
My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected.

Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure... Read more »

How Accurate is CRP Test at 10 days post exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone:

At 10 days post exposure my CRP test was 0.7% which the Dr. says is pretty much no HIV possible. What have you guys heard? Read more »

9 week post exposure, muscle twitches, 7 week Oraquick rapid negative result.

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
any way muscle twitches can have anything to do with 9 weeks post exposure HIV, Read more »