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PEP and HIV Test

I had a wild sex night recently with loads of guys I didn't know and was very drunk. Next day I couldn't remember most of the evening. I guess I had some blackouts cause I couldn't remember. About 36-40 hours after the events, I went to the local...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry, there aren't any shortcuts for post-PEP HIV testing. The guidelines recommend HIV-antibody tests at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure. Read more »

PEP without HIV specialist; Please help!

Dr Bob, Thank you for taking my question. Here is my situation: 36 hours ago I engaged in... Read more »

Follow-up question. re:PEP without HIV specialist; Please help!

Dr. Bob,Thanks so much for taking the time to answer my question. I have since sought the help of... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

PEPping Up Your HIV Defenses

...treatment (PEP) with zidovudine is associated with a significant (79%) decrease in the risk of occupational transmission of HIV (usually after a needlestick accident) has propelled many to consider post-sexual exposure prevention of HIV through... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rape Survivors Should Be Given Access to PEP to Prevent HIV Transmission, Opinion Piece Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

...The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral Read more »
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GMan-Please read my post (Help!...HIV or PEP Rash)

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...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 »

Help ... HIV or PEP Rash?

Posted by GDog, 1 Reply
...About 4 weeks ago I stopped a PEP regimen consisting of Nelfinavir, 3TC and 4DT after 11 days. I stopped due to a bad rash that developed all over my body (it Read more »

HIV, PEP, and irradication. What we'll never know.

Posted by Anonymous
...The following is just a theory, or a topic for discussion. Is it possible for a person to get the HIV virus in their body, but then somehow their body kills off the virus and they stay HIV negative? We'll never really know, because 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 »