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13 07, 2020

CAN A PERSON WITH HIV WHO HAS AN UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD TRANSMIT HIV?

2020-07-13T16:01:26-05:00

No, they cannot. A person who is on effective HIV treatment and whose viral load is undetectable cannot transmit HIV to their sexual partners. This groundbreaking development in HIV prevention publicized with the slogan U=U, which stands for undetectable equals

CAN A PERSON WITH HIV WHO HAS AN UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD TRANSMIT HIV?2020-07-13T16:01:26-05:00
13 07, 2020

WHAT IS PEP?

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PEP stands for post-exposure prophylaxis. It's like emergency contraception but for HIV, because it can prevent you from becoming HIV-positive when taken after a potential sexual exposure to HIV. It's a 28-day medication regimen involving the same drug used as

WHAT IS PEP?2020-08-20T14:00:33-05:00
18 09, 2019

WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A DOSE?

2020-08-20T13:52:27-05:00

Daily PrEP is somewhat forgiving with missed doses, which is an advantage it has over condoms, which provide no protection when they are not used. From the write-up of a study on PrEP's protection: In terms of stopping PrEP, after

WHAT HAPPENS IF I MISS A DOSE?2020-08-20T13:52:27-05:00
18 09, 2019

HOW DO I GET MY PREP PRESCRIPTION?

2020-07-13T15:26:16-05:00

If you and your Music City PrEP provider determine that PrEP is right for you, they will send your prescription immediately to one of our partner pharmacies (Avita Pharmacy and CVS Specialty Pharmacy) or another pharmacy if you prefer. Once

HOW DO I GET MY PREP PRESCRIPTION?2020-07-13T15:26:16-05:00
18 09, 2019

HOW FAST CAN I GET MY PREP?

2020-07-13T15:25:24-05:00

In most cases, it is delivered to your address in less than one week of your PrEP appointment. We have challenges with some patients' insurance plans which sometimes causes us to deliver outside of that time frame.

HOW FAST CAN I GET MY PREP?2020-07-13T15:25:24-05:00
18 09, 2019

DO I HAVE TO TAKE PREP FOREVER?

2020-07-13T16:14:06-05:00

No, it is not necessary to take PrEP forever. With medical direction, it is possible to safely stop and re-start taking PrEP at different times throughout one's life. Be sure to follow the direction of a knowledgeable healthcare provider when

DO I HAVE TO TAKE PREP FOREVER?2020-07-13T16:14:06-05:00
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