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I was having an encounter last night and the condom I was…

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Hi there. I was having an encounter last night and the condom I was using broke. Isn't there some medication I can take within 48 hours to reduce the risk of contracting AIDS or other diseases?

Doctor's Assistant: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?

Yes. My health is pretty good. I go to the gym 5 times a week and the doctor said my blood pressure was excellent last time I went

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I've got an allergy to dust, Raynod's syndrome in my hands as well as a little excema. That's about it

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OB GYN Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 month ago

You may take post exposure prophylaxis medicine for preventing HIV.

Please see the reference resource to read about it;

https://www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics/hiv-prevention/using-hiv-medication-to-reduce-risk/post-exposure-prophylaxis

You can take antibiotic Azithromycin for preventing other STDs.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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