Buy the Booklet The Man Manual - men's health made easy in print. Skip to main content. It just involves a finger prick, so no worries about needles. Had to end the slideshow on an uplifting note! Explore this page to find out more about what factors put men who have sex with men at risk of HIVHIV prevention programmesHIV testing initiativesusing technologyaccess to antiretroviral treatmentbarriers to prevention and the way forward for men who have sex with men.
Not testing for HIV, means that many men who have sex with men are unaware of their HIV status and may be unaware of the need to take protective measures to prevent onwards transmission to others.
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You are here Home. It was recently estimated that 3 in 10 gay men in the UK had engaged in chemsex in the last year. This can make it harder to cope with aspects of HIV such as adherence to medication. In 13 countries including Iran, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and parts of Nigeria and Somalia, homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty. A huge proportion of men who have sex with men worldwide have reported experiencing violence due to their sexual orientation.
Your doctor should also test for hepatitis B infection. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This drives men who have sex with men to hide their identity and sexual orientation. They will be able to prescribe you with a day course of anti-HIV medication called post-exposure prophylaxis PEPwhich may prevent you from becoming infected with HIV. The first time having sex sober.