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Offline daybyday

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Accident
« on: September 11, 2006, 11:03:35 AM »
I am positive and my wife is negative. We were having sex and the condom broke. There was no fluid in it at all. I gave my wife some of my Truvada just in case.

I have also called my DR and I am waiting on him to call me back. How long is recommend for her to take this medcine and when should she follow up with a PCR?

Thanks,
Day

Offline LatinAlexander

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Re: Accident
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2006, 11:43:58 AM »
Go the the nearest Emergency Room (ER) , and ask for PEP (Post Exposure Profilaxis)... Move it boy!!!!!!!

Alex
Poz since Jul 19 2006
Initial numbers : CD4-250 VL 3500
First labs after HAART (Dec 04-2006) : CD4-432 VL-<40 (Undetectable)  cd4%=25.11%
Started HAART: Combivir+Efavirenz Aug 26 7:38 pm
Feb 08 2007 - Gradually stopping HAART cause of Myalgia. Protecting Efavirenz. Stopped Efavirenz, ahead with Combivir....
February 17 Combivir stopped.
April 3 -07 : Started ddi+3tc+efavirenz...
Gay and positive (What a lack of Identity...:) )
Looking for my Ben....

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Accident
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2006, 05:12:50 PM »
Day,

Don't give your wife your medications, even if the condom breaks. Call the doctor and take advice from there.

PEP is generally taken for 28 days and will affect the HIV testing window period, ie you start counting the 3 months AFTER you cease the PEP. PCR testing is not recommended as a diagnostic tool because it produces an unnacceptably high rate of false positives.

MtD

Offline daybyday

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Re: Accident
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2006, 10:34:07 AM »
We went to ID yesterday and her prescribe kaletra and truvada. Its so painful watching her lay here so sick from the meds. I pray that this works...

Offline poobear

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Re: Accident
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2006, 02:44:38 PM »
Day,
   I am wishing your wife the best.  Hopefully she will be alright.  Please update us and let us know how she is doing and also how you are doing.  And please do not put blame on yourself.  It was an accident.  Great Big Hug to you and your wife.   Rachel

 


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