PEP is essential after a high risk unprotected s exual intercourse. This includes cases of rape by an unknown assailant, s exual intercourse with an individual living with HIV or unprotected s exual intercourse with a partner with known multiple s exual partners. You must visit a health facility that provides such services and after counseling and series of test, you will be commenced on PEP for a duration of one month.
The drugs have been noted to be 99% effective in preventing HIV if commenced within 72 hours. PEP provides protection against HIV but not to other STD. However, you will have to do another HIV test after 6 months to be declared free from the deadly disease. Click “Continue Reading” to see #5 Things to do