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What Does Pep Treat

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To PEP or not to PEP. How do you know when to treat?

This past Feb. I went to my local ER within 48 hours of getting semen in my eye from a man of unknown status to ask about PEP. The ER MD said that my risk from this type of exposure was very low and PEP is only warrented in significant exposures. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree with the ER doctor's assessment and advice: PEP would not be warranted for your potential exposure.Yes, the reason we do not recommend PEP for all potential exposures has to Read more »

Please answer im very confused..Pep cured symptoms

Hello Dr. This is not a regular am I infected question. I had a high risk exposure where I was... Read more »

switching nevirapine with efavirenz after 2 weeks from PEP

i have been treated with PEP after 12 hours of possible exposure. i was having sex with a girl and... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...medications, AND Antiviral medications are not contraindicated in their case (not all people can take these medications), AND Treatment begins preferably within several hours after the high-risk exposure, or if necessary, up to 24-36 hours... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

...emergency contraception may be necessary and should be a routine part of HIV PEP screening. This should include screening and treating STIs as needed and consider of hepatitis B PEP or vaccination. Discussion Points and Comments Step One... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Balancing Individual Rights Against Public Health

...topics addressed include AIDS and rape, drug-resistant TB, male circumcision, routine and mandatory testing, and antiretroviral treatment for prisoners, refugees and migrants, said author Carmel Rickard, a journalist who specializes in human... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

...nevirapine is liver damage which in some cases can be fatal. The greatest risk of these problems is during the first 6 weeks of treatment with nevirapine. However, patients should be carefully monitored during the first 18 weeks taking the drug... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...As i have read taking pep can cause late conversion's,Would taking antibiotic's (BACTRIM)cause late conversion's also. Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...please help me im scared.what are the odds of getting a n infection through such a situation? should i go for the preventive nPEP treatment. (im not sure about the HIV status of the girl. but from the way she was behaving after the sex it gives... Read more »

I believe im infected.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was stuck by a needle and had a mild flu for one day. Then my glands swelled just below my ear lobbs. The mild flu has been coming and going for two weeks now. Im still mobile but i can feel the pain. Read more »

CBC test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if you can tell anything from a CBC test? Do they do T-Cell counts? How about white blood counts? Would they be low in someone infected for quite a while? I have tested neg after 6 months but had a physical done recently and... Read more »