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Only v specialist how effective is pep can pep make you sick

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Only hiv specialist how effective is pep can pep make you sick and affect wbc count and neutrophils and lymphocytes i had unprotected oral sex with ejaculation i was the giver he ejaculated in my mouth been having muscle pain and joint pain and nausea
since I started pep 70 hours after exposure
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  DrK99 replied 1 year ago.

This is not a high risk exposure. Pep is effective when taken for 28 days and started within 70 hours after exposure. Side effects are fatigue and nausea. Muscle pain and joint pain would be more rare. Its too early for hiv symptoms