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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Concerns about PEP extending the HIV seroconversion window are blown way out of proportion. There is no sound scientific evidence that I am aware of that proves (or even suggests) that PEP actually increases the HIV seroconversion window! The... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello David,I agree it's irrational to think a hospital lab would run an HIV test, determine the results are positive, and then tell you the test was never run or canceled. Why would they do that? It really doesn't matter to the hospital... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi David,I agree you should have an HIV-antibody baseline test. You can get it done now. If you are HIV infected, the HIV-antibody test will still be positive, even though you are taking PEP.I'm quite concerned on several levels about the ID... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillSounds like he was not on PEP but PrEP (I know, confusing). PEP is taken AFTER an exposure and PrEP is taken PRIOR to exposure to prevent infection.Your encounter is a bit on the risky side and I recommend you report to a health department to... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousThe 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 the virus would... Read more »
Posted by GDog, 2 RepliesAbout 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 was hot, red and kinda scaly on my legs, arms, neck, back and some on my chest).
I started... Read more »
Posted by GDog, 1 ReplyI see your 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 »
Posted by johnnyyop2011, 1 ReplyOn June 16, I discovered I was exposed several times to HIV from March 15 to June 10.
I tested negative via an antibody tests both in April and on June 17.
On June 17, I was immediately put on Post Exposure Prophylaxis medications (Kaletra 200-50 mg... Read more »
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