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Gay Men and HIV/AIDS: Where to Turn for Information and Advice


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HIV medications behave no differently in your body whether you're gay or not. However, some issues related to HIV treatment may impact gay men differently from other communities.

  • Read the latest news and research regarding HIV treatment issues that specifically affect gay men.
  • Learn more about "treatment as prevention," which includes two concepts: first, the idea that HIV-positive people can reduce their risk of transmitting HIV by properly taking their meds; and second, "pre-exposure prophylaxis" -- the term for taking HIV medications when you're negative in order to reduce your risk of becoming infected.
  • Find out about other sexually transmitted diseases -- and how they're treated.

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