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Withdrawal Discontinuation Pep Hiv

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PEP ; to continue or discontinue

My partner doesn't know hisHIV status.mine was HIV negative. the condom broke during sex.my dr did those quick hiv test n I tested negative. I am on auro lamizido,lamivudine n zidovudene course, its my second week. I just came back for my lab...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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Hi there:You should continue taking the medication for the entire 28 days. An anti-body test 90 days from the incident will provide you with a conclusive test result.In health,Richard... Read more »

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Info on withdrawal and HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Spoke to someone on the UK AIDS National Helpline about possible risk from pre-ejaculate.
She gave me some figures from a study which involved 24 mixed-status couples who practised unprotected sex with withdrawal before ejaculation over a 12 month... Read more »

Does withdraw provide any protection?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a female and had unprotected sex with someone. I know him quite well, and his last test did show he was HIV negative.....that was in Feb/March.

When we did have sex, he pulled out. Odds are he's negative anyway, but if he was to be positive,... Read more »

Not withdrawing after ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous
I had protected sexual intercourse with a sex worker 1 month ago, and I didn't withdraw the insertion immediately, approximately 30 minutes later, would there be any consequences? And is it possible to encounter a tiny spot (like an ant bite) on... Read more »

Withdraw method???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just had a one time exposure I guess you could say. Unprotected vaginal intercourse with my ex boyfriend.

Last I knew, when he tested in early March, he was HIV negative. But then again, who knows (if anything) has happened since then. I don't... Read more »