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05 Aug 2008

Do i need ARV&#39 s?
Hi I had a condom break while having sex with a sex worker and im very worried about this. Where can I go for ARV' s and what is the cost of these?
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Very_worried
You need to start taking ARV's as soon as possible if you think the contact may be HIV positive - most private hospitals will have preventative treatment available in the Casualty department, or you can go to your nearest HIV clinic at the nearest provincial hospital or your municipal clinic. Cost would depend on the brand of medications they prescribe. see also http://www.who.int/hiv/topics/prophylaxis/en/
Dr Bets
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