Withdrawal Stopping Pep Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,It is difficult, if not impossible, to do a complete assessment regarding the need for PEP over the Internet, as it requires a detailed history. However, from what you've mentioned so far, I most likely would not have recommended PEP.As... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Sorry to hear you're still struggling with your self-induced worried-well hell; however, I'm delighted you have an appointment with a psychologist in May, because your problem is indeed psychological. Your problem is not HIV, but... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yes, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) can affect PCR test results. PEP is a combination of antiretroviral drugs used in exactly the same dosage that we use to treat active HIV infection. Therefore, these drugs can inhibit HIV replication and... Read more »
University of Chicago HospitalsThese tests suggest strongly that you were not infected. It is unlikely that a PCR-RNA test done after stopping the meds for a month would be negative if you had been infected, as viral load reliably rebounds one week after stopping therapy. I... Read more »
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Posted by Noctis_21, 2 RepliesAny of these risks?
I had sex about a month ago and one in December I think, both protected but wondering if there were risks in my actions. The first encounter I gave her oral only for like 20 seconds and had scabs on the corner of my finger. and... 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 Anonymous, 1 ReplySpoke 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 »
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