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Gay men on PrEP not necessarily at greater risk of other sexual infections

study from the University of New South Wales in Australia suggests this may not be the case, or that such a scenario has been exaggerated.The study tracked 2,400 men who have sex with other men and collected data from 54 sexual health clinics. The men were tracked for a period before starting PrEP, and then whilst taking PrEP.It found the 50% of the men tested positive for an STI in the year before commencing PrEP, while 52% of the men tested positive for an STI in the year after taking PrEP.

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