Health workers usually deals with so many patient everyday, since they don't know the HIV status of every person, they are required to use laboratory groves. Sometimes you may be wearing your grooves but you end up piercing your body through the groves accidentally. Groves are soft and can easily get fracture, that why one should always be cautious when dealing with other people fruids and sharp object in laboratory.One can also be sex harassed mostly in cases of rape, since one doesn't know the status of the other person, you may find yourself suspecting that you have contracted this virus. That why its very important to report such a case to the police immediately. You will also be taken through a medical process that will help you to stay negative incase you got harassed by a HIV positive person.
There are so many other cases that you may start to suspect that you have contracted the virus. Incase this happen, one can get treatment before 72 hours are over. PEP, or post-exposure prophylaxis, is a short course of HIV medicines taken very soon after a possible exposure to HIV to prevent the virus from taking hold in your body. These drugs work within a range of 72 hours which is three days. If you don't get these drugs within these hours, you may end up living with this virus all your life. PEPs are also used to a couple who need to have a baby but one partner is HIV positive. They have been proved to work so well since many use them to continue living a normal life with their HIV negative partners.The same drugs are administered incase of sex harassment or rape. Please share.
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