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A 22-year-old male asked:

I had sexual intercourse with a hiv positive girl on sunday morning and she only alerted me about it today and the condom broke what can or should i do to prevent infection or to lower the infection possibility?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
See your Dr ASAP: Talk to your Dr so that you can start PrEP. (prophylactic HIV meds to prevent illness) They can also schedule you for an HIV test. An antigen/antibody test performed by a laboratory on blood from a vein can usually detect HIV infection 18 to 45 days after an exposure. You can repeat the test at 6 months to verify no infection.
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Last updated Oct 6, 2020

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