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30 Jun 2005

Contracting HIV
What do I do if I had unprotected sex within the last 24 hours and I am worried that I might have contracted HIV?
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01 Jan 0001

Should you feel that you are at risk, post-exposure antiretroviral treatment is available, but this treatment needs to be started as soon as possible. However, it is available on prescription only and you will need to speak to your doctor before treatment.
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