18 Search Results for PEP

Where to Get PEP

PEP works better the sooner you get it, so you’ll have to go to the emergency room. Tell them you think you’ve been exposed to HIV and you want PEP right away. Not all emergency rooms have PEP or every medication used as PEP. Although there are a number of drugs used as PEP, the…
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When to Take PEP

It’s normal to be worried after you have a slip up in bed. If you’re HIV-negative, think about getting PEP right away if you fucked or got fucked without a condom, or if the condom broke in the middle of the fun. This is especially important if you don’t know your partner’s HIV status, you…
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PEP

PEP stands for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis — something that you take after you’ve been exposed as a way of blocking HIV from establishing itself in the body. You may be concerned about being exposed to HIV because you didn’t use a condom, it broke, or something else unexpected happened while you were playing with someone. In…
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Disclosing

“Disclosing” is actually just sharing information. There are lots of things to think about when sharing your HIV status, trans identity, gender identity, whether you’re in a relationship, whether or not you’re PrEP, or other important information about your life. Finding the balance between honesty and privacy is different for everyone, and figuring out when…
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Testing for Trans Guys

Everyone’s testing routines look different, and there are a few things in particular that trans guys might want to think about when it comes to STI testing. Some clinics that do STI testing try to be inclusive of trans and gender non-conforming people in their policies or even on their intake forms. But some doctors,…
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Sex Today

For gay guys, good sex is an important part of our lives. And of course, sex is as complicated as ever. Many of us still worry about the transmission of HIV and STIs. And we’re still figuring out how to take care of ourselves when society doesn’t always make it easy to do so. As a…
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Reasons to Get on PrEP

Because it works so well, there are lots of things that might lead you to think about PrEP as a way of staying HIV-negative: I’m dating or hooking up with a guy who is HIV-positive I don’t always use condoms I don’t know the HIV status of the guys I’m having sex with I have…
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How to Get It

If you want to get PrEP, you have to ask a doctor or nurse. They’ll talk to you about why you might need PrEP. If you both agree that PrEP is right for you, they’ll go ahead and give you an HIV test to make sure you’re negative, give you tests for STIs, and test…
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Questions & Answers

What else might guys want to know about PEP and how it works? How well does PEP work? When does PEP not work? What else can I do to make PEP work best? Something happened a couple days ago, can I still get PEP? Can I use PEP as a treatment more than once? What…
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