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    Does post-exposure prophylaxis help in avoiding HIV infection?

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Posted on Wed, 5 Jul 2017 in HIV and AIDS
Question: I have sex with hiv person with out protection what can I do now to avoid hiv
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Answered by Dr. Nishad BN 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Post exposure prophylaxis.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thank you for asking HCM

I have gone through your query with diligence. You should start post exposure prophylaxis in such case. This should be started immediately and at least within 72 hours after contact.
Now a fixed drug combination called Truvada is used.
You can approach a nearest GP for prescription.

Let me know if anything not clear.
I am happy to help you.
Thanks.
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