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SEX AND HIV

SEX AND HIV

How do you get HIV from sex? HIV is transmitted through semen (cum and pre-cum), vaginal fluid, blood, and anal mucus. During sex without a condom the bodily fluids from one person can pass into the body of their sexual partner. This can happen through the mucous membranes of the penis, vagina and rectum, or …

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WHAT IS PEP

WHAT IS PEP

PEP stands for post-exposure prophylaxis. The word “prophylaxis” means to prevent or control the spread of an infection or disease. PEP means taking HIV medicines within 72 hours after a possible exposure to HIV to prevent becoming infected with HIV.PEP should be used only in emergency situations. It is not meant for regular use by …

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