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A 31-year-old male asked:

i kissed hiv positive person and i put my finger i her vagina. so do i need to take prep?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Yes but: Relatively low but definitely some risk. You need PEP (PrEP = pre-exposure prophylaxis- taken BEFORE exposure. PEP = post-exposure prophylaxis- taken AFTER exposure) See doctor- TODAY
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
However, no risk if the infected person is taking anti-HIV drugs with success, i.e. undetectable viral load.
Feb 20, 2021

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