HIV exposure prevention medicine for foreigners
HIV exposure prevention medicine for foreigners. HIV exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a method used to prevent HIV infection in people at risk of exposure to the virus. Here is some information about PrEP:
HIV exposure: This is direct contact with the blood or body fluids of a person infected with HIV or suspected of being infected with HIV, leading to the risk of infection. HIV exposure is divided into two types: occupational and non-occupational.
Common exposure situations:
In the professional environment: Being pricked by a needle when performing an infusion or puncture procedure, being injured by a scalpel or sharp instrument contaminated with the patient’s blood or body fluids, or being splashed with the patient’s blood or body fluids. damaged skin or mucous membranes, stabbed by bad guys using needles containing blood while chasing criminals.
Outside the professional environment: Having sex without using a condom, sharing needles and syringes with someone who injects drugs, being injured by a needle or sharp object in a public place with blood on it visible, injured by being bitten by a person suspected of being infected with HIV and bleeding.
Treatment process after HIV exposure:
Step 1: Treat the wound locally (wash the wound thoroughly).
Step 2: Report and make minutes.
Step 3: Assess the risk of exposure.
Steps 4 and 5: Determine the HIV status of the source of exposure and the person causing the exposure.
Step 6: Counsel the exposed person (about the benefits and risks of exposure prophylaxis with ARV drugs).
Step 7: Preventive treatment with ARV drugs (optimal time is 6 hours after exposure).
Antivirals used in PrEP usually contain Tenofovir. Regimens used to prevent HIV exposure can be TDF/FTC (300mg/200mg) or TDF/3TC (300mg/300mg) or TDF (300mg)
Always seek support from medical professionals for advice and careful monitoring when using PrEP.
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