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PrEP use linked with increased STD risk, study shows
Modern Healthcare

Pre-exposure prophylaxis use to protect against HIV infection was associated with higher infection rates of other sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study.

An analysis in Australia found more than 2,900 sexually transmitted infections were diagnosed in nearly half of the study’s participants from when they started using PrEP. Nearly 3,000 gay and bisexual men were given access to the medication. The study found infections per participant ranged from zero to 12.