Hiv Aids Prevention

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HIV Reinfection and Superinfection

HIV reinfection (and superinfection) occurs when a person with HIV gets infected with a different virus. It is not usual for couples to ask if they really need to use condoms if both partners have HIV. After all, what harm can there be if they both...

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HIV/AIDS Prevention

HIV can be easily prevented. Educate yourself and your family about how it's transmitted and learn how lifestyle choices are the best line of defense.

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Practicing Safe Sex When Both Partners Have HIV

Even if you and your partner are both living with HIV, you'll still want to practice safe sex because being positive doesn't mean there's no risk. It's natural to wonder if safe sex is unnecessary when you and your partner both have HIV....

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Does HIV Treatment as Prevention Work?

Treatment as Prevention (TasP) is an approach by which HIV-infected people with undetectable viral loads are less likely to transmit HIV. HIV Treatment as Prevention (TasP) is an evidence-based strategy by which persons with an undetectable viral...

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High vs. Low Risk Activities for HIV Transmission

HIV infection can sometimes occur after a single exposure. Learn about the risks of different exposure types. When discussing HIV risk, it's important to first establish the four conditions that must take place in order for HIV transmission to...

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8 Simple Steps to Prevent HIV

Newer prevention tools like PreP and TasP offer greater protection against HIV, reducing not only the risk of getting the virus but passing it on. HIV prevention is not just about following rules. It's about knowing who you are, what you believe,...

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How to Get Pregnant If You or Your Partner Has HIV

Major advances in antiretroviral therapy and PrEP allow for pregnancy in HIV serodiscordant (mixed-status) couples while minimizing the risk of infection. With major advances in antiretroviral therapy, couples living with HIV have a far better...

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Can the UN Strategy to End HIV Epidemic Work?

Learn how the United Nations' 90-90-90 strategy aims to end the HIV epidemic by the year 2030 and what barriers stand in the way of achieving that mission. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announced bold, new targets aimed...

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What Is PEP for HIV?

PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is a series of medications given after a potential exposure to HIV. Learn more about when you should take it. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a short course of antiretroviral drugs that is commonly taken very soon...

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