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PEP( Post exposure prophylaxis)

If you are HIV negative or don’t know your HIV status and in the last 72hrs you
1.Think you may have been exposed to HIV during sex(for example condom broke)
2.Shared needles and works to prepare drugs
3.Were sexually assaulted
PEP is used as an emergency pill to combat HIV infection and must be used within 72hrs after a recent possible exposure to HIV it is not a substitute for regular use of other proven HIV prevention methods
continued use of condoms and PrEP can protect one from being exposed to HIV infection