What is the prevalence of high-risk sexual activity during preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Alejandro Delgado, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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A possibility exists that offering PrEP may encourage increased high-risk sexual activity and disinhibition. Recent data have shown an increase in condomless sex among patients taking PrEP, raising concern for transmission of STIs. [24] More studies are evaluating the effect of these changes in behavior.


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