Hi, I had unprotected sex with a lady, two weeks later we tested for hiv and hers came out positive and mine negative, I then immediately began PEP treatment, will this treatment ensure i remain negative? Could i infect someone else with HIV if i had unprotected sex three days after the exposure?
Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the effectiveness of Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).
If PEP is started within 72 hours of exposure, it can decrease the risk of acquiring HIV by approximately 80%.  In addition, using condoms can also decrease the risk of acquiring HIV by 80% or more. .
- Weller, Susan C., and Karen Davis‐Beaty. "Condom effectiveness in reducing heterosexual HIV transmission." The Cochrane Library (2002).
Regards, AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Ashley